Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 (16 ounce) package lasagna noodles

  2. 2 tablespoons olive oil

  3. 1 onion, chopped

  4. 1 (8 ounce) can sliced mushrooms

  5. 2 tablespoons minced garlic

  6. 1 zucchini, finely chopped

  7. 2 (28 ounce) cans crushed tomatoes

  8. 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste

  9. 1 tablespoon dried oregano

  10. 1 pinch brown sugar salt to taste

  11. 1 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed

  12. 1 (16 ounce) container nonfat cottage cheese

  13. 2 eggs

  14. 3 tablespoons dried basil, divided

  15. 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

  16. 1 pound shredded mozzarella cheese

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Cook lasagna noodles in a large pot of lightly salted, boiling water for 10 minutes, or until al dente. Rinse with cool water, drain, and set aside. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook the chopped onions, mushrooms, garlic, and zucchini in the oil until soft. Stir in both cans of crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, oregano, brown sugar, and salt to taste. Reduce heat to low, and simmer for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, microwave frozen spinach until cooked. Cool, and then squeeze out excess water. Drain cottage cheese. Using a mixer, blend spinach, cottage cheese, eggs, and 2 tablespoons basil until smooth. In a separate bowl, combine shredded mozzarella cheese and grated Parmesan cheese. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spread 1 cup sauce in the bottom of a 9x13 inch baking dish. Layer 1/3 of the noodles, 1/3 cottage cheese/spinach mixture, 1/3 of remaining sauce, and 1/3 cheese mixture. Repeat layers with remaining ingredients. Sprinkle top with remaining 1 tablespoon of dried basil. Bake in preheated oven for 60 minutes. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.


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