Spinach-Pesto Lasagna

  • DesireeD Posted: 04/07/11
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    I made this for dinner tonight and was really disapointed. It was super bland- no flavor at all and was just kind of gross. I make a lot of Health's recipes and they usually turn out good but this was a miss.

  • carolineelise Posted: 05/26/11
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    I really enjoyed the flavor and texture of the pesto ricotta and roasted peppers, however the wonton wrappers gave the dish an "off" flavor and a gummy consistency. It came together quickly and simply enough, so I'll give it another shot someday with the substitution of no-bake or traditional lasagna noodles rather than wonton wrappers. Also - needs more cheese.

  • jmccrear Posted: 09/01/11
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    I agree that as it's written, the recipe isn't as tasty as it could be, but I gave it 4 stars because with some basic modifications, it can be GREAT! So first, I like using a 9x13 pan, so I doubled most of the ingredients. I used two layers of wontons, 8 in each layer for this sized pan. I also used a little more than double the amount of spinach. To improve flavor, add 1/4 t. of garlic powder, 1/2 t. red pepper flakes, 1/8 t. freshly ground black pepper, and 2 t. dried oregano to the ricotta cheese mixture. Also, interestingly, this dish tastes even better left over, since the flavors have time to marinate together in the refrigerator. Give it a shot! My boyfriend and I absolutely love it!!

  • Chrisgreg Posted: 10/14/11
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    I LOVED this recipe! The pesto taste and the roasted red peppers was SOOOO good!!! I had a hard time not eating more than a "serving" though. And it's VERY easy to make, 1, 2, 3!! I'm not sure why others thought it was bland tasting. The pesto MADE it!