Celebrate National Lasagna Day on July 29 by making my delicious spinach lasagna recipe!
9 whole grain lasagna noodles
2 cups part-skim ricotta cheese
1- 10oz bag fresh spinach
5 basil leaves (chopped)
1 tsp. dried oregano
1 1/2 pounds ground beef
3 jars tomato sauce
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
3 garlic cloves (minced)
Brown beef on stovetop. Drain off excess water and add 3 jars of tomato sauce, basil, garlic, and oregano. Let simmer for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, chop spinach in a food processor or Ninja. Combine chopped spinach, ricotta, and 1 cup mozzarella in a bowl. Boil lasagna noodles in salted water for approximately 10 minutes. Drain and set aside.
Grease a 9×13 inch pan and coat bottom with meat sauce. Add 3 lasagna noodles and another layer of sauce. Spread 1/2 the ricotta mixture on top the sauce. Repeat layers and top with remaining 1 cup mozzarella cheese. Cover and bake at 350 for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake for an additional 15 minutes.