GREEK LASAGNA

 

  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes
  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation Time: 60 mintues

Ingredients

  • 9 lasagna noodles
  • 8 ounces lean ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen, chopped spinach, squeezed dry
  • 1 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup sliced pitted black olives
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups reduced sodium tomato sauce

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Spray a medium baking dish with vegetable cooking spray; set aside.
  • Cook noodles according to package directions, but do not add salt. Drain.
  • Meanwhile, spray a medium nonstick skillet with vegetable cooking spray. Heat over medium heat.
  • Add beef and onion.
  • Cook, stirring, until browned, about 5 minutes.
  • Place mixture on a paper towel-lined plate; drain.
  • In a medium bowl, combine spinach, ricotta cheese, feta cheese, olives and 2 tablespoons mint.
  • Spread 1/2 cup tomato sauce in prepared dish.
  • Top with 3 noodles.
  • Spread some spinach mixture over noodles.
  • Top with some beef mixture.
  • Spoon 1/4 cup tomato sauce over beef mixture.
  • Continue layering with remaining noodles, spinach mixture, beef mixture, and sauce.
  • Cover with foil.
  • Bake until filling is heated through, about 30 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with remaining mint. Serve immediately.

Notes

Delicious-a family favorite! Fresh and flavorful!

Categories: High Protein  Mediterranean  Savory 
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