Delicious and Healthy Easy Vegetarian Spinach Lasagna Recipe

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Delicious and Healthy Easy Vegetarian Spinach Lasagna Recipe
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
60 mins
Total Time:
80mins
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Recipe by Administrator
Published on September 18, 2023

Indulge in a hearty and flavorful meal with this easy vegetarian spinach lasagna recipe. Layers of creamy ricotta cheese, tender spinach, and gooey mozzarella cheese are sandwiched between lasagna noodles and topped with a rich marinara sauce. This dish is perfect for vegetarians and will satisfy even the biggest meat lover. It's a crowd-pleasing recipe that is simple to make and bursting with delicious flavors. Serve it as a main course alongside a salad or as a side dish at your next gathering.

Ingredients

  • 9 lasagna noodles
  • 2 cups ricotta cheese
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups fresh spinach, chopped
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups marinara sauce

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Cook the lasagna noodles according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl, combine the ricotta cheese, 1 cup of mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, spinach, egg, dried oregano, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper. Mix well.
  4. Spread a thin layer of marinara sauce on the bottom of a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  5. Place three lasagna noodles on top of the sauce. Spread half of the ricotta mixture evenly over the noodles.
  6. Repeat the layering process with marinara sauce, lasagna noodles, and the remaining ricotta mixture.
  7. Top the lasagna with the remaining marinara sauce and sprinkle the remaining mozzarella cheese on top.
  8. Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil and bake for 30 minutes.
  9. Remove the foil and bake for an additional 15 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  10. Let the lasagna cool for a few minutes before serving. Enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Spinach is rich in iron, calcium, and vitamins A and C, making this lasagna a nutritious choice.
  • Lasagna originated in Italy and has become a popular dish around the world. It is often served on special occasions.
  • Ricotta cheese is a staple ingredient in Italian cuisine and adds a creamy texture to this lasagna recipe.