Vegan & Vegetarian

Delicious Low-Fat Lasagna with Spinach and Lentils

Are you looking for a delicious, healthy and easy meal that everyone can enjoy? Look no further! Our lasagna with spinach and lentils is packed with flavor and fun to make. The best part is that it only takes about 40 minutes to prepare and is low in fat, so you can enjoy it without any guilt. Plus, it is vegetarian-friendly, so everyone can partake in this delicious meal.

Ingredients used:

For 4 people

  • 2 cups - Grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup - Low-fat ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup - Low-fat mozzarella cheese
  • 1 bag - Frozen spinach, thawed and drained
  • 1 cup - Dried green lentils
  • 1 tablespoon - Olive oil
  • 1 onion - Diced
  • 2 cloves - Garlic, minced
  • 2 cups - No-salt-added tomato sauce
  • 1 teaspoon - Dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon - Dried basil
  • 3 cups - Cooked lasagna noodles

Recipe steps:

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Bring a medium saucepan of water to a boil. Rinse the lentils, add to the boiling water, and reduce the heat to low. Simmer for about 20 minutes, until the lentils are tender.
  • Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic, and cook for about 5 minutes, until the onion is softened.
  • Add the tomato sauce and seasonings, and cook for about 10 minutes.
  • In a medium bowl, mix together the ricotta cheese, mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, and spinach. Add the cooked lentils and stir to combine.
  • Spread 1/2 cup of the tomato sauce in the bottom of an 8x8-inch baking dish. Layer 1/3 of the lasagna noodles over the sauce. Top with 1/3 of the ricotta-cheese mixture, 1/2 cup of the tomato sauce, and another 1/3 of the lasagna noodles. Repeat this layering with the remaining ingredients, ending with the tomato sauce.
  • Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Uncover the baking dish and continue baking for another 10 minutes, until the cheese is melted and bubbly.

Your delicious lasagna with spinach and lentils is now ready! Serve warm and enjoy. This lasagna makes a great addition to any dinner table and can easily be stored for leftovers. Be sure to make extra because this dish is sure to be a hit with everyone! Bon appetit!