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Spinach Lasagna

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Hello Sparkfamily, Well I asked what shall I make for dinner tonight. The response was overwhelming! Take a peek!




Sauce:

Ingredients~

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






Directions~

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






Filling:

Ingredients~

4 bags (10 ounces each) fresh spinach, or same amount from your garden
6 to 7 lasagna noodles
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






Directions~

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. Enjoy!




Thought Of The Day~



Perhaps they are not stars,
but rather openings in heaven
where the love of our lost ones
pours through and shines down upon us
to let us know they are happy!

Have a healthy day! Hugs, Rose:)
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