Cheesy Spinach Lasagna Stacks

Lynn Socko Recipe

By Lynn Socko lynnsocko

Just another way to make lasagna. Prep time does not include resting time for homemade pasta.


Recipe Rating:
 1 Rating
Serves:
4 large portions
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Bake

Ingredients

LASAGNA STACKS
your favorite pasta dough (or softened lasagna noodles)
32 oz
ricotta
16 oz
mozzarella cheese, grated
6 oz
parmesan cheese, grated
fresh spinach leaves (washed)
mrs. dash tomato and basil seasoning
SAUCE
28 oz
can crushed tomatoes
15 oz
can diced tomatoes with oregano, basil and garlic, no salt added
4 oz
can tomato paste, no salt added
1 tsp
italian seasoning
1/2 tsp
dried crushed basil
1 tsp
granulated garlic
1 Tbsp
sugar
1 tsp
lemon juice
5
italian sausage links
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Directions Step-By-Step

1
FOR SAUCE: Cut sausage links in half and boil for about 10 min. Remove sausage only to food processor and pulse to chop up sausage. Return to clean pot, add crushed tomatoes, diced tomatoes and tomato paste. Also add garlic, basil, italian seasoning, pepper, lemon juice and sugar. Stir well and simmer for 30 min.
2
If using fresh pasta dough, prepare it into 4 long wide strips. If using boxed, boil till easy to handle. Laddle just enough sauce to barely cover bottom of baking dish.
3
FOR EACH STACK: Place 1/3 of dough in baking dish with remainer hanging over the outside of dish. Spread on ricotta cheese, sprinkle with Mrs. Dash tomato and basil seasoning.
4
Add spinach leaves, and sprinkle with mozzrella and parm. cheese. Fold 1/3 more of dough over top and repeat steps. Fold last peice of dough over top.
5
Top with sauce and sprinkle with cheese. Bake on 400° for 30 min. Cool a bit then serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian