the two Ls

the two Ls

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Light & Easy, Not So Cheesy Spinach Lasagna

This recipe is taken from quick-fix vegetarian by robin robertson. She calls it beat-the-clock spinach lasagna. I've never made lasagna before. It just seemed like too much trouble but this recipe is really simple, light & tasty. You don't even have to cook the noodles or chop anything!

8 lasagna noodles (the regular kind)
1 - 10 oz package of frozen chopped spinach, thawed
1 pound of firm tofu, drained & crumbled (I pressed it for a short time, while I gathered the other ingredients)
1 tbs freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 tsp dried basil
1/2 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp of salt
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1 - 24 oz jar of marinara sauce
1/2 cup of grated soy mozzarella or grated soy Parmesan

Preheat the oven to 350F. Place the noodles in a shallow dish & pour in just enough hot water to cover the noodles. Set aside. Squeeze the water out of the spinach & place in a large bowl. Add the tofu, lemon juice, basil, oregano, salt & pepper. Mix well. Drain the noodles. Do not blot dry.
Spoon a layer of marinara sauce into the bottom of a 9x9 inch baking dish. Top with half of the noodles. Spread half of the tofu mixture evenly over the noodles. Repeat with a layer of the remaining noodles. Top with a thin layer of sauce and then the remaining tofu mixture, ending with the remaining sauce. Top with the cheese. Cover tightly with aluminum foil & bake for 45 minutes. Remove the foil & bake for 10 minutes or more. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving. Serves 4-6.

1 comment:

loriann signori said...

Now that looks yummy! Thanks for posting it Leah!