Spinach and Ricotta Lasagna | How to make Spinach and Ricotta Lasagna

By Ishita Asher  |  27th Dec 2016  |  
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About Spinach and Ricotta Lasagna Recipe

Lasagna is an Italian classic, mainly layers of pasta sheets filled with meat and cheese. There are various vegetarian versions too, mainly with brinjal/ eggplant as its core ingredient. I tried to use Spinach instead, and what better than Ricotta to go with Spinach. I added a layer of Tomato and Basil sauce, to add a tangy and herby flavor to my lasagna.

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Spinach and Ricotta Lasagna

Ingredients to make Spinach and Ricotta Lasagna

  • 6, Ready to Bake Lasagna sheets
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup Mozzarella Cheese, grated
  • 1 cup spinach, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp Oregano, finely crushed
  • 1 tsp nutmeg powder
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 5-6 Fresh Basil leaves, chopped
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

How to make Spinach and Ricotta Lasagna

  1. There are two main steps for the Lasagna, first, is preparing the sauces and then layering the whole lasagna
  2. Take two saucepans, to prepare the sauces simultaneously. Take oil in one and butter in another.
  3. When melted and heated, add garlic and fry till golden brown.
  4. In the pan with butter, add the spinach and cook well till the spinach loses water and it dry. Add salt, pepper, and oregano and keep aside for it to cool down.
  5. Once cool, add the Ricotta Cheese and mix well.
  6. On the other hand, in the pan with oil. add the tomato puree when the garlic is fried.
  7. Let the tomato puree cook and then add the basil leaves, oregano, sugar, salt, and pepper.
  8. Do not add water and let the sauce thicken.
  9. Once the sauces are ready, pre-heat the oven to 180 C / 350 F.
  10. Take a baking dish and grease it with butter
  11. Take lasagna sheets and place them in the baking dish. Add a layer of the Spinach filling and then the Tomato Sauce.
  12. Sprinkle some mozzarella cheese over this.
  13. Repeat this process for at least up to three layers and add the remaining mozzarella cheese on the last layer.
  14. You can also add the remaining Tomato Basil Sauce across the Lasagna, if extra
  15. Bake the Lasagna for 45 minutes and serve it with garlic bread.

My Tip:

Homemade Tomato Sauce

Reviews for Spinach and Ricotta Lasagna (2)

Shiva Pande2 years ago

Really lovely recipe...ya pic is a bit unclear...

BetterButter Editorial2 years ago

Hi Ishita, the image appears to be hazy and unclear. We request you to upload the image once again and crop it well so that it is clear to view. Kindly do the same at the earliest!

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