Spinach Lasagna

A good, hearty lasagna made with fresh spinach and freshly grated Parmesan cheese. Be sure to drain the spinach thoroughly before using.



3/4 cup chopped onion
1 garlic clove, minced
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon dried oregano
2 tablespoons dried parsley flakes
1/4 teaspoon black pepper, or to taste
1 teaspoon (sea) salt, or to taste
1 can (35 ounces) peeled Italian tomatoes
2 small cans tomato paste


Saute onion and garlic in olive oil. Add other ingredients and simmer for half an hour.



4 bags (10 ounces each) fresh spinach, or same amount from your garden
6 to 7 lasagna noodles ("I use noodles made from artichoke flour")
2 to 4 tablespoons dried parsley flakes
2 pounds ricotta cheese or cottage cheese
3/4 to 1 pound Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
1 pound mozzarella cheese, sliced


Wash and trim spinach. Steam 1 bag at a time briefly, until wilted. Drain very well, or lasagna will be too juicy. Cook lasagna noodles and drain. Add 1 to 2 tablespoons parsley to each pound of ricotta cheese and mix well. Assemble layers in a 14x10-inch buttered baking dish in this order: 3 lasagna noodles ½ of the spinach 1 pound ricotta cheese ⅓ of the Parmesan cheese ½ pound mozzarella cheese slices ½ of sauce Repeat, using an extra noodle if needed. Top with remaining Parmesan cheese. Bake at 375 degrees F for 35 to 40 minutes.

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Serves 8-10.

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