Traditional Italian Spinach Lasagna

Recipe by Sweetiebarbara
READY IN: 6hrs
SERVES: 18
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Saute the onions and garlic in a heavy iron pot in olive oil, until translucent, then remove from pot, and set aside.
  • Put sausage in pot with ground fennel and brown.
  • Add basil, oregano, and parsley.
  • Stir in onions and garlic, as well as tomatoes, tomato sauce and paste.
  • Let simmer gently about 2-3 hours.
  • Boil lasagna noodles according to package directions, and hang to dry.
  • Beat together eggs, ricotta and parmesan cheese, set aside.
  • Build lasanga:
  • Barely cover bottom of large, deep lasagna pan with sauce.
  • Place a layer of noodles lengthwise over sauce.
  • Place all of spinach over noodles.
  • Cover this with a layer of noodles shortwise.
  • Spread ricotta cheese mixture over noodles, and cover this with a lengthwise layer of noodles.
  • Put one half of remaining sauce over noodles and cover with shortwise noodles.
  • place mozzerella cheese over noodles into a somewhat solid sheet and cover with lengthwise noodles.
  • Pour remaining sauce over top.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for about 40 minutes, or until bubbly.
  • Grate hard cheese over top as soon as you pull it from the oven.
  • Serve with Italian bread and a salad.
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