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Spinach Lasagna
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Spinach & Cottage Cheese Lasagna

Course Main Dishes
Cuisine Italian
Keyword butter, cheese, cheese sauce, cheesey, cottage cheese, hearty, Italian, Italian Seasoning, lasagna, mozzarella, mozzarella cheese, noodles, Parmesan cheese, Pasta, protein packed, spinach, vegetarian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 16 lasagna noodles cooked and drained
  • 16 oz Prairie Farms cottage cheese small curd
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • 1 package frozen spinach thawed
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 4 tbsp Prairie Farms Salted Butter Melted
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 2 cup Prairie Farms whole milk

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease a 9×13 baking dish with 1 tbsp butter.
  • Mix together cottage cheese mozzarella and parmesan cheese until smooth. Combine egg, spinach, Italian Seasonings and salt.
  • Line dish with lasagna noodles. Alternate spinach cheese mixture with noodles.
  • In a sauce pan over medium heat melt butter. Stir in flour to create a roux. Slowly pour in milk while whisking so milk is absorbed in the mixture. Let cook for 5 minutes or until the sauce starts to thicken. Remove from heat and stir in mozzarella cheese.
  • Top lasagna with mozzarella cheese sauce and sprinkle with additional parmesan cheese. Bake for 60 minutes until cheese is melted and golden.
  • Let cool on heat safe surface and enjoy!

Notes

If you would like a heartier option with meat add cooked, ground italian sausage to layers.