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Prep Time:
10 minutes
Cook Time:
45 minutes
Total Time:
55 minutes

An Italian classic is perfect for a family style dinner and everybody's favorite - hearty and filling.

Yield: 8
Category: entree, dinner, family style
Cuisine: Italian
  • 10 lasagna noodles
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 lb ground beef/ portobello mushroom for a vegetarian option
  • 5 oz spinach
  • 1 jar (24 oz) pasta sauce
  • 3 oz parmesan cheese
  • 10 oz ricotta cheese, or cottage cheese
  • 8 oz mozarella cheese, shredde
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. In a skillet cook onions until translucent (about 3 min).
  3. Add ground beef/mushroom and parmesan and cook about 5 minutes. Until the beef is no longer pink.
  4. Add spinach and cook for 1 minute, until wilted.
  5. Cook lasagna noodles per package instructions.
  6. Grease 13-inch square/rectangle baking dish
  7. Spread 1 cup of pasta sauce in a dish, layer 3 lasagna noodles (they may overlap a bit). Top with beef/mushroom mixture, place dollops of 1/2 ricotta/ cottage cheese with a spoon. Top with 1/2 mozzarella cheese. Add lasagna noodles. Repeat the process.
  8. Cover top lasagna noodles layer with the rest of pasta sauce and mozzarella cheese.
  9. Cover dish with aluminum foil and bake about 30 minutes until bubbling.
  10. Remove the foil and bake another 15 min uncovered.
  11. Remove lasagna from the oven, cover with foil and let the lasagna stand for 15 minutes before serving.
  12. Serve warm and enjoy!

For a vegetarian modification substitute beef with portobello mushrooms, finely chopped and sauteed with onions.

Nutrition information
Calories per serving:374.98 kcal
Fat per serving:20.5 g
Saturated fat per serving:10.67 g
Carbs per serving:28.05 g
Protein per serving:20.43 g
Fiber per serving:3.68 g
Sugar per serving:7.37 g
Sodium per serving:735.88 mg
Trans fat per serving:0.34 g
Cholesterol per serving:55.92 mg
Nutrition label for Lasagna
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