Microwave Lasagna

Microwave Lasagna
Tom Schierlitz
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Serves 4
preparation
10
minutes
cooking
40
minutes
other
0
minutes

Ingredients

1
15-ounce container ricotta
4
cups
baby spinach, chopped (about 4 ounces)
2
cups
grated mozzarella (8 ounces)
1/4
cup
plus 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan (1 1/2 ounces)
kosher salt and black pepper
1
24-ounce jar marinara sauce (2 3/4 cups)
6
no-boil lasagna noodles

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine the ricotta, spinach, 1 ½ cups of the mozzarella, ¼ cup of the Parmesan, and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper.
  2. In the bottom of a microwave-safe 8-inch square baking dish, spread ½ cup of the sauce.
  3. Top the sauce with 2 lasagna noodles, ½ cup of sauce, and half the ricotta mixture. Repeat.
  4. Top with the remaining lasagna noodles, sauce, mozzarella, and Parmesan.
  5. Cover with wax or parchment paper, then a plate. Microwave on high (power level 10) until the noodles are tender, 15 to 20 minutes.
  6. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.
Lindsay Funston
September 2010

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 639
  • Fat 34 g
  • Sat Fat 18 g
  • Cholesterol 106 mg
  • Sodium 1,605 mg
  • Protein 36 g
  • Carbohydrate 47 g
  • Sugar 17 g
  • Fiber 3 g
  • Iron 4 mg
  • Calcium 716 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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