Spinach and Black Bean Lasagna

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

A meatless lasagna that went over big with my family. Good for OAMC.

Top Review by quikgourmet

Okay, I have to admit that this sounded like a weird recipe. Spinach and black beans?? But I liked the end result! This really is like a Southwestern Lasagna in flavor. The spinach just blends beautifully into the lasagna and the pepper jack cheese gives it a nice kick. We enjoyed this as a variation of traditional lasagna. Thanks so much for sharing the recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Add the beans to a mixing bowl; mash with a potato masher until fairly smooth.
  2. Add in the pasta sauce, cumin, and garlic; stir to combine.
  3. In another mixing bowl, add the ricotta, spinach, eggs, and cilantro; sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste; stir until just combined; Spread 1/3 of the bean mixture over the bottom of a 13x9 inch casserole dish (glass or ceramic).
  4. Lay 3 of the lasagna noodles side by side over the bean mixture.
  5. Spread half of the spinach mixture over the noodles.
  6. Sprinkle 1 cup cheese over the spinach.
  7. Lay 3 lasagna noodles over the cheese.
  8. Spread half of the remaining bean mixture over the noodles.
  9. Lay the last 3 lasagna noodles over the bean mixture.
  10. Spread the remaining bean mixture over the noodles.
  11. Cover the dish with foil and bake in a 375° oven for 40-45 minutes or until bubbling.
  12. Take dish from oven and remove foil.
  13. Sprinkle remaining cheese over the top, replace foil cover and let set for 10 minutes.
  14. Serve.

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