Simple Spinach Lasagna

Made this recipe exactly as is and it's wonderful! I even think it's better than my regular meat lasagna that I make.. So incredibly simple and delicious! You can also substitute ground turkey or another veggie for the spinach..

Simple Spinach Lasagna

makes 8 servings

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  •  2 (10 ounce) packages frozen chopped spinach
  •  1/2 onion, chopped
  •  1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  •  1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  •  2 cloves garlic, crushed
  •  1 (32 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce
  •  1 1/2 cups water
  •  2 cups non-fat cottage cheese
  •  1 (8 ounce) package 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

  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. In a large bowl mix cottage cheese, mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, parsley, salt, pepper and egg.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

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