Lasagna Spinaci (Italian Spinach Lasagna)

Recipe by JelsMom
READY IN: 1hr 20mins




  • Prepare marinara: Saute onions in saucepan. Do not brown.
  • Add liquid drained from diced tomatoes.
  • Add basil, Italian seasoning, oregano, sugar & red peppers.
  • Simmer 30 minutes or until reduced by half.
  • Add all tomatoes & garlic, and cook 1 minute. Remove from heat & set aside.
  • Prepare Pasta: Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, rinse, return to pot & cover w/ cold water.
  • Prepare Filling: Heat oil in nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  • Add garlic and cook 20 seconds. Add spinach and cook, stirring often, 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer to bowl.
  • Stir in ricotta, parmesan, olives, crushed red pepper, salt and 1/2-2/3 c marinara.
  • Spread 1/3-1/2 cup marinara in bottom of 9x13" baking dish.
  • Line bottom of baking dish with single layer of lasagna noodles. Spoon layer of filling over noodles and spread evenly.
  • If desired, add layer of cooked Italian sausage. Repeat layers. Top with marinara sauce & mozarella.
  • Bake 20-25 minutes until bubbling & cheese melted.
  • Can be frozen up to 1 month.