Simple Microwave Lasagna

Simple microwave lasagna in a glass baking dish.
Photo: Tom Schierlitz
Hands On Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
4 serves


  • 1 15-ounce container ricotta

  • 4 cups baby spinach, chopped (about 4 ounces)

  • 2 cups grated mozzarella (8 ounces)

  • ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan (1½ ounces)

  • kosher salt and black pepper

  • 1 24-ounce jar marinara sauce (2¾ cups)

  • 6 no-boil lasagna noodles


  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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

639 Calories
34g Fat
47g Carbs
36g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 639
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 34g 44%
Saturated Fat 18g 90%
Cholesterol 106mg 35%
Sodium 1605mg 70%
Total Carbohydrate 47g 17%
Total Sugars 17g
Protein 36g
Calcium 716mg 55%
Iron 4mg 22%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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