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Potato Spinach Lasagna

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Potato Spinach Lasagna
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  • Makes: 4 Servings
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes

A unique and flavorful meat-free lasagna layered with sliced potatoes instead of noodles.

Ingredients

  • 7 small red potatoes
  • 1/2 cup onion (chopped)
  • 2 clove garlic (minced)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 ounce Fresh Baby Spinach (about 3 1/2 cups)
  • 3/4 cup non-fat ricotta cheese (or cottage cheese)
  • 3/4 cup Part-skim mozzarella cheese (shredded)
  • 2 tablespoon Parmesan cheese (grated)
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • 1 1/2 cup reduced sodium pasta sauce (about 1/2 of 24-oz jar)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Bring water to a boil in large sauce pan.
  3. Thinly slice potatoes, add to boiling water and cook 5 minutes, drain and rinse with cool water; drain again.
  4. Heat olive oil in medium skillet, add onions and garlic; sauté about 2-3 minutes until just starting to brown.
  5. Add spinach, sauté 1 more minute.
  6. Remove from heat and drain off liquid.
  7. In a medium bowl, mix cheese with egg until well blended.
  8. Add layers to 8" square baking dish as follows, using about 1/4 of each: pasta sauce, potato slices, sauteed spinach mixture and cheese mixture. 
  9. Repeat layers until all ingredients are used.
  10. Cover with foil.
  11. Bake about 35-40 minutes.
  12. Remove foil and bake an additional 10 minutes until cheese is melted. 

Notes

Serve with sparkling water, lemon slice, and a slice of rustic grain bread.

Source: Produce for Better Health Foundation

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount
Calories 440
Total Fat 12 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Cholesterol 70 mg
Sodium 360 mg
Total Carbohydrate 63 g
Dietary Fiber 8 g
Total Sugars 12 g
Added Sugars included 6 g
Protein 19 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 341 mg
Iron 4 mg
Potassium 1716 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Calories 440
Total Fat 12 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
a-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 1 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 5 mg
Cholesterol 70 mg
Total Carbohydrate 63 g
Dietary Fiber 8 g
Total Sugars 12 g
Added Sugars 6 g
Protein 19 g
Minerals
Calcium 341 mg
Potassium 1716 mg
Sodium 360 mg
Copper 430 mcg
Iron 4 mg
Magnesium 75 mg
Phosphorus 35 mg
Selenium 18 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 260 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 1 mg
Vitamin B12 1 mcg
Vitamin C 31 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 3 mg
Vitamin K 148 mcg
Folate 64 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 4 mg
Choline 97 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

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Vegetables
2 1/2 cups
Protein Foods
1/4 ounces
Dairy
1 cup