Homemade Eggplant and Spinach Lasagna

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Oct. 18, 2011

Ingredients

For sauce
Oil 1 Tablespoon
Onion 1/2 Large , chopped
Garlic cloves 5 , chopped
Canned tomatoes 400 Gram , cubed
Tomato paste 70 Gram
Salt and pepper To Taste
For grilling the eggplant
Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
Eggplant 2 , sliced
For spinach
Olive oil 1 Teaspoon
Spinach 300 Gram
Other ingredients
Lasagna noodles 280 Gram (1 packet)
Mozzarella slices 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Grated cheese 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Oregano 1 Teaspoon

Directions

GETTING READY

For the tomato sauce

1. Take a pan, heat up some oil and stir fry the onion and garlic,

2. Add canned tomato cubes, tomato paste, salt and pepper. Mix well and let it simmer for 15 minutes.

Baking the eggplant

3. Pour some olive oil in a baking dish and place the thin eggplant slices on top of it. Season it with salt and pepper to taste.

4. Bake in the oven at 220 degree Celsius (428 F ) for 15 minutes.

Cooking the spinach

5. In a deep pan heat up some olive oil and place the spinach in it pressing the leaves with a spatula. Season with some salt and pepper to taste.

MAKING

6. Take a 9 inch deep baking dish and cover the bottom with lasagna sheets.

7. Cover with a layer of the baked eggplant and distribute some spinach on top of that and cover with a layer of mozzarella cheese slices.

8. Cover this whole layer with the prepared tomato sauce and top this layer with some grated cheese.

9. Repeat this layering one more time and finish off with a final layer of lasagna sheets, tomato sauce and grated cheese. Spice it up by sprinkling some oregano on top. And pour some extra olive oil right on top.

10. Bake this in an oven at 220 degree Celsius (428 F) for 25 minutes.

SERVING

11. Serve Lasagna warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 65 Minutes
Ready In: 65 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 284Calories from Fat 84

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.8%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 313 mg13.04%

Total Carbohydrates 40 g13.3%

Dietary Fiber 7 g28%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 13 g26%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet