Creamy Spinach Lasagna

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 299.1
  • Total Fat: 11.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 1.9 mg
  • Sodium: 814.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 47.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.1 g
  • Protein: 14.1 g

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from CookingLight magazine March 2006- My favorite spinach lasagna ever! from CookingLight magazine March 2006- My favorite spinach lasagna ever!
Number of Servings: 8


    1 tablespoon olive oil
    2 1/4 cups chopped onion (about 2 medium)
    2 garlic cloves, minced
    1 (16-ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed, drained, and squeezed dry
    1/3 cup all-purpose flour (about 1 1/2 ounces)
    3 cups skim milk
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
    1 (26-ounce) jar marinara sauce, divided
    Cooking spray
    12 cooked whole wheat lasagna noodles, divided
    1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded fat free mozzarella cheese, divided
    Parsley sprigs (optional)


Preheat oven to 375°.
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion; cook 10 minutes or until onion is browned, stirring occasionally. Stir in garlic and spinach. Reduce heat, cover, and cook 3 minutes or until spinach is tender. Set aside.

Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Combine flour, milk, salt, black pepper, and red pepper in a small saucepan, stirring with a whisk. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring frequently. Reduce heat and simmer 1 minute, stirring frequently. Add 2 cups milk mixture to spinach mixture. Cover remaining milk mixture, and set aside.

Spread 1/2 cup marinara sauce in bottom of a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Arrange 3 lasagna noodles over sauce; top with half of spinach mixture. Top with 3 lasagna noodles, 1 cup marinara sauce, and 3/4 cup cheese. Layer 3 more lasagna noodles, remaining spinach mixture, and remaining 3 lasagna noodles. Top with remaining marinara sauce. Pour reserved milk mixture over the top, and sprinkle with remaining 3/4 cup cheese. Bake at 375° for 50 minutes or until lasagna is browned on top. Garnish with parsley sprigs, if desired.

8 servings (serving size: 1 piece)

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MYS-TRI-MACHINE.

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