Zucchini-and-Spinach Lasagna

Zucchini-and-Spinach Lasagna Recipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 15 Minutes
Total: 55 Minutes

Ingredients

1 (8-oz.) container whipped chive-and-onion cream cheese
1 (15-oz.) container ricotta cheese
1/3 cup chopped fresh basil
1 teaspoon salt
5 medium zucchini, thinly sliced (about 2 1/2 lb.)
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 (10-oz.) package fresh spinach
2 garlic cloves, pressed
6 no-boil lasagna noodles
1 (7-oz.) package shredded mozzarella cheese
Garnish: fresh basil leaves

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 425°. Stir together first 4 ingredients in a bowl.

2. Sauté zucchini in hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 3 to 4 minutes or until lightly browned. Add spinach; gently toss until wilted. Add garlic; cook 1 minute.

3. Spoon one-third of vegetables into a lightly greased 9-inch square baking dish; top with 2 noodles and one-third of ricotta mixture. Repeat twice. Sprinkle with mozzarella.

4. Bake, covered with lightly greased aluminum foil, at 425° for 25 to 30 minutes or until bubbly and noodles are tender. Uncover and bake 5 to 10 minutes or until golden. Let stand 10 minutes. Garnish, if desired.

Note:

August 2011
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