Spinach Lasagna Recipe

Spinach Lasagna
submitted by sumit at ifood.tv


Cooking Time1 Hr 20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings12
Main Ingredient


 Beef1 Pound, ground
 Sweet italian sausages1⁄2 Pound
 Onions2 Large, chopped
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Canned italian tomatoes with tomato paste14 Ounce (1 Can)
 Salt3 Teaspoon
 Italian herbs2 Teaspoon, crumbled
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Lasagna noodles1 Pound
 Frozen spinach20 Ounce, chopped, thawed and drained (2 Packets)
 Cottage cheese1 Pound
 Parmesan cheese1 Cup (16 tbs), grated
 Mozzarella cheese16 Ounce (2 Packets)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 471 Calories from Fat 173

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29.9%

Saturated Fat 9.4 g46.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 103.7 mg34.6%

Sodium 1266.9 mg52.8%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g12.9%

Dietary Fiber 4.2 g16.7%

Sugars 6.5 g

Protein 36 g71.3%

Vitamin A 122.4% Vitamin C 19.8%

Calcium 40.9% Iron 17.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Preheat the oven to 350°F.

2) In a large kettle, add in the ground beef and Italian sausages. Brown well. Remove the meat using a slotted spoon and set aside.
3) Retain 3 tablespoons of fat in the kettle while discarding the rest. Add in the onions and garlic and saute till they soften.
4) Add in the browned meat back into the kettle. Also add in the Italian tomatoes, 2 teaspoons salt, Italian herbs and pepper. Let simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
5) Meanwhile, cook the lasagna noodles as per its packet instructions. Drain and transfer into a large bowl of cold water.
6) In a large bowl, beat the eggs. Add in the drained spinach, cottage cheese and 1 teaspoon of salt.
7) Drain the lasagna sheets on paper towels. Take 3 strips and arrange at the bottom of each of two 13X9X2-inch baking dishes.
8) Add a little bit of the cheese spinach mixture over the lasagna sheets. Add a little meat sauce over it and sprinkle grated parmesan cheese on top. Repeat the layers to use up all the ingredients.
9) Top with sliced mozzsrella cheese.
10) Bake for 30 minutes or until the top starts to bubble.

11) Serve hot.