Monday, May 4, 2009

Meatless Monday

Well it's week two for our household doing Meatless Monday.

So for me I did oatmeal for breakfast, subways veggie delight for lunch

The kids did cereal for breakfast, grilled cheese and fruit for lunch

For Dinner the menu will be:

Spinach Lasagna
Garlic Bread

Spinach Lasagna Recipe

1ts. extra virgin olive oil
1 (10 oz) pkg of fresh spinach
1/4 tsp. dried oregano
1/4 tsp. dried basil
2 cloves garlic
1 (32 oz) jar spaghetti sauce
1 1/2 c. water
2 c. ricotta cheese
1 (8 oz) pkg. mozzarella
1/4 c. parmesan cheese
1/4 c. fresh parsley
1 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp black pepper
12 lasagna noodles

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F

  • In a large pot over medium heat saute spinach, oregano, basil, and garlic in olive oil. Pour in spaghetti sauce and water; simmer 20 min. In a large bowl mix ricotta cheese, mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, parsley, salt, and pepper.

  • Place a small amount of sauce in the bottom of a lasagna pan. Place 4 uncooked noodles on top of sauce and top with layer of sauce. Add 4 more noodles and layer with 1/2 sauce and 1/2 cheese mixture, repeat for one more layer.

  • Cover with foil and bake in preheated over for 55 mins. Remove foil and bake another 15 minutes. Let sit 10 mins. before serving.

A cell phone pic of the finished product :)


  1. That lasagna looks really good. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Erica,
    Thanks for stopping by! i must say this spinach lasagna, looks excellente~ and i love the cellphone pic! :)