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PICT RECIPE Potato Spinach Lasagna - USDA

Potato Spinach Lasagna - USDA

Makes: 4 Servings

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Preparation Time: 30 minutes

A unique and flavorful meat-free lasagna layered with sliced potatoes instead of noodles.

Ingredients

  • 7 small red potatoes
  • 1/2 cup onion (chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 ounces Fresh Baby Spinach (about 3 1/2 cups)
  • 3/4 cup non-fat ricotta cheese (or cottage cheese)
  • 3/4 cup Part-skim mozzarella cheese (shredded)
  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese (grated)
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • 1 1/2 cups reduced sodium pasta sauce (about 1/2 of 24-oz jar)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Bring water to a boil in large sauce pan.
  3. Thinly slice potatoes, add to boiling water and cook 5 minutes, drain and rinse with cool water; drain again.
  4. Heat olive oil in medium skillet, add onions and garlic; sauté about 2-3 minutes until just starting to brown.
  5. Add spinach, sauté 1 more minute.
  6. Remove from heat and drain off liquid.
  7. In a medium bowl, mix cheese with egg until well blended.
  8. Add layers to 8" square baking dish as follows, using about 1/4 of each: pasta sauce, potato slices, sauteed spinach mixture and cheese mixture. 
  9. Repeat layers until all ingredients are used.
  10. Cover with foil.
  11. Bake about 35-40 minutes.
  12. Remove foil and bake an additional 10 minutes until cheese is melted. 

Source: Produce for Better Health Foundation

Nutrition Information

Nutrients

Amount

Total Calories

440

Total Fat

12 g

Saturated Fat

4 g

Cholesterol

70 mg

Sodium

360 mg

Carbohydrates

63 g

Dietary Fiber

8 g

Total Sugars

12 g

Added Sugars included

6 g

Protein

19 g

Vitamin D

0 mcg

Calcium

341 mg

Iron

4 mg

Potassium

1716 mg