Spinach Lasagna Recipe

Looking for an easy spinach lasagna recipe? Learn how to make spinach lasagna using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by phillyfilly

Makes 12 servings



Any resolve to stay on a low-carb diet completely melts in front of a plate of lasagna. Forget glycemic index and fitting in a smaller pair of jeans. This meal (like life) is meant to be savored ? with second, third or fourth helpings too. (Then fight off the guilt with the comfort that it?s low fat!)

Recipe Ingredients for spinach lasagna

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
20 ounce frozen chopped spinach
1/2 onion, chopped
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
2 cloves garlic, crushed
32 ounce spaghetti sauce
1 1/2 cups water
2 cups non-fat cottage cheese
8 ounce part skim mozzarella cheese, shredded
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 egg
8 ounces lasagna noodles

Recipe Directions for spinach lasagna

  1. # Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. # In a large pot over medium heat saute spinach, onion, oregano, basil and garlic in the olive oil. Pour in spaghetti sauce and water; simmer 20 minutes.

  3. # In a large bowl mix cottage cheese, mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, parsley, salt, pepper and egg.

  4. # Place a small amount of sauce in the bottom of a lasagna pan. Place 4 uncooked noodles on top of sauce and top with layer of sauce. Add 4 more noodles and layer with 1/2 sauce and 1/2 cheese mixture, noodles and repeat until all is layered, finishing with sauce.

  5. # Cover with foil and bake in a preheated oven for 55 minutes. Remove foil and bake another 15 minutes. Let sit 10 minutes before serving.

Categories

Vegetables, Main Dish, Italian, Bake, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 243.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
379
Calories from Fat
57
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.3g
10%
Saturated Fat
3.0g
15%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
37mg
12%
Sodium
6925mg
289%
Potassium
946mg
27%
Total Carbohydrates
63.4g
21%
Dietary Fiber
3.5g
14%
Sugars
2.0g
Protein
19.1g
Vitamin A 97% Vitamin C 31%
Calcium 39% Iron 20%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in calcium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
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