Vegetarian Mushroom and Spinach Lasagna

This Vegetarian Mushroom and Spinach Lasagna is easier to make than the meat one, and it’s not as heavy for the stomach. It’s healthier but equally tasty.

Vegetarian Mushroom and Spinach Lasagna

Ingredients:

  • 700 g of mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 400 g of fresh spinach
  • 12 lasagna sheets
  • 250 g of ricotta cheese
  • 1 tablespoon of flour or starch
  • 200 ml of milk
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon of thyme
  • 1 leek, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 100 g of grated mozzarella cheese

Making this vegetarian lasagna is very easy and not as time-consuming as the one with ragu and bechamel.

Vegetarian Mushroom and Spinach Lasagna Vegetarian Mushroom and Spinach LasagnaFor this recipe, you will need a 30×20 baking sheet, where the lasagna sheets will fit perfectly.

Start by peeling and slicing the mushrooms, then the leeks and wash and cut into smaller pieces the spinach. If you have smaller spinach, leave it like that.

In a large pot heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil, add the mushrooms and leeks and saute for 5-6 minutes.

Season it with thyme, salt and pepper. 

Next, add one tablespoon of flour or starch and stir to cover the mushrooms with it. After 1 minute, gently pour the milk as you stir. This way, you’ll not get lumps into the sauce.

Vegetarian Mushroom and Spinach LasagnaLastly, add the entire quantity of spinach, stir to wilt it and let the mushroom sauce cook on low heat for 10 minutes.

!! The lasagna sheets I used don’t need additional cooking, but if what you’ll use need, cook them according to the package instructions.

Into the baking sheet add 1 tablespoon of sauce, so that the lasagna sheets would not stick.

Vegetarian Mushroom and Spinach LasagnaAdd 3 lasagna sheets, 4 tablespoons of mushroom sauce, 2 tablespoons of ricotta cheese and 15 grams of grated mozzarella cheese. Now, add another layer of lasagna sheets and make this step until you finish your sauce.

The last layer has to be with mushroom sauce, ricotta, and mozzarella cheese.

Bake the lasagna with an aluminum foil on top for 20 minutes at 200*C, and then, take the foil off and cook it for 15 more minutes, until it’s golden on top.

Serve hot.

Vegetarian Mushroom and Spinach Lasagna

Vegetarian Mushroom and Spinach Lasagna

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour

Total Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes

Yield: 3 servings

Ingredients

  • 700 g of mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 400 g of fresh spinach
  • 12 lasagna sheets
  • 250 g of ricotta cheese
  • 1 tablespoon of flour or starch
  • 200 ml of milk
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon of thyme
  • 1 leek, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 100 g of grated mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  1. Start by peeling and slicing the mushrooms, then the leeks and wash and cut into smaller pieces the spinach. If you have smaller spinach, leave it like that.
  2. In a large pot heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil, add the mushrooms and leeks and saute for 5-6 minutes.
  3. Season it with thyme, salt and pepper.
  4. Next, add one tablespoon of flour or starch and stir to cover the mushrooms with it. After 1 minute, gently pour the milk as you stir. This way, you'll not get lumps into the sauce.
  5. Lastly, add the entire quantity of spinach, stir to wilt it and let the mushroom sauce cook on low heat for 10 minutes.
  6. Into the baking sheet add 1 tablespoon of sauce, so that the lasagna sheets would not stick.
  7. Add 3 lasagna sheets, 4 tablespoons of mushroom sauce, 2 tablespoons of ricotta cheese and 15 grams of grated mozzarella cheese. Now, add another layer of lasagna sheets and make this step until you finish your sauce.
  8. The last layer has to be with mushroom sauce, ricotta, and mozzarella cheese.
  9. Bake the lasagna with an aluminum foil on top for 20 minutes at 200*C, and then, take the foil off and cook it for 15 more minutes, until it's golden on top.
  10. Serve hot.

Notes

For this recipe, you will need a 30x20 baking sheet, where the lasagna sheets will fit perfectly. !! The lasagna sheets I used don't need additional cooking, but if what you'll use need, cook them according to the package instructions.

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