Simple Spinach Lasagne

Simple Spinach Lasagne


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A delicious vegetarian lasagne based on spinach, but you can use the same recipe with mince if you prefer.


Serves: 8 

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 (300g) packets frozen chopped spinach
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 (800g) jar spaghetti sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups (375ml) water
  • 2 cups non-fat cottage cheese
  • 220g mozzarella cheese, grated
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 220g lasagne sheets

Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:1hour10min  ›  Ready in:1hour40min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 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 lasagne pan. Place 4 uncooked lasagne sheets on top of sauce and top with layer of sauce. Add 4 more sheets lasagne and layer with 1/2 sauce and 1/2 cheese mixture, lasagne 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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