Beef Florentine

Beef Florentine


"This is a recipe my Mother made often. The teenagers around my house inhale it. I usually saute the onion in a little butter before adding it to the dish and I microwave the spinach."


45 m servings 574 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 574 kcal
  • 29%
  • Fat:
  • 39.4 g
  • 61%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.2g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 37.7 g
  • 75%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 137 mg
  • 46%
  • Sodium:
  • 1110 mg
  • 44%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

On Sale

What's on sale near you.


  • Prep

  • Cook

  • Ready In

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta, and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. In a skillet over medium heat, brown the ground beef until evenly brown; drain excess fat. Season with oregano, salt and pepper. Stir in tomato sauce and water. Remove from heat, and stir in cooked noodles.
  4. In a medium bowl, combine spinach, cottage cheese, onion, and Parmesan cheese. Spread half of noodle mixture in a large casserole dish. Layer with all of spinach mixture, then cover with remaining noodle mixture.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes. Cover with mozzarella, and continue cooking 10 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
  • profile image

Your rating



  1. 126 Ratings


I am the originator and am thinking of using 1 pound of ground beef along with 1/2 pound of hot sausage next time. That is how I make my Lasagna and it is a huge hit.

Delicious! For those who had a problem with wateriness, I make two suggestions. First, the originator of the recipe posted a review in which she said she forgot to say that the meat mixture sh...

This was a good recipe and very very easy to make. The only problem I had was after I put it in the oven, I realized that the acutal directions don't say what to do with the 2 cloves of garlic. ...

This was just ok for us...a lazy man's lasagna. The spinach was too overpowering and the dish itself was rather bland...thats after added some Italian spices and more garlic. I don't think thi...

Yum is all I have to say. I have made this a few times for potlucks and there is never any left. I add oregano and garlic powder to my liking.

This turned out DELICIOUS. After reading the reviews, I modified this recipe for our personal tastes. I tripled the garlic, and halved the salt. I doubled all the rest of the spices, the onio...

I thought this was a wonderful and quick meal idea. I usually cook light so I used wheat pasta, ground sirloin, and all light chesses. The spinach put a wonderful twist on this recipe. My husb...

Have made this multiple times and it's always a hit. Some changes I've made... saute the beef with garlic and onion, use homemade tomato sauce instead of the canned tomato sauce and other ingred...

We all loved it in our house, the bowls were all but licked clean, though am sure my 4yr old considered it. I did make some changes as I find that taste is very subjective and that where seasoni...