Mama's Spinach Lasagna
INGREDIENTS
  • 2 cups small curd cottage cheese
  • 2-3 cups mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 10 oz frozen chopped spinach (pat dry once thawed)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 3/4 tsp oregano
  • 1 large jar of spaghetti sauce
  • 9 uncooked lasagna noodles
  • 1 cup water
DIRECTIONS
  1. In large bowl, mix: cottage cheese, 1 ½ cups mozzarella, beaten egg, spinach, salt, pepper, and oregano.
  2. Grease 9x13 baking dish. Pour ¼ spaghetti sauce on bottom of dish. Lay 3 noodles. Place half of mixture on top, spread evenly. Spread ¼ of sauce on top. Lay 3 noodles, half of mixture, ¼ sauce. Lay 3 noodles, and pour rest of sauce on top. Sprinkle 1 ½ cups of mozzarella on top. Pour one cup of water around edges of pan.
  3. COVER WITH ALUMINUM FOIL.
  4. Bake at 350 for an hour and 15 minutes. (Uncover during the last 15 minutes)
  5. Optional: mushrooms, garlic, and onions diced up. Add to mixture.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
My Mom has been cooking this forever and it is one of my favorites. This even tastes good cold.