Traditional italian lasagna with minced meat, tomato and cheese Premium Photo


1 pound ground beef

10 uncooked lasagna noodles, broken into 2-inch pieces

1 jar (24 ounces) pasta sauce

1 ½ cups water

1 package (about 6 ounces) fresh baby spinach

1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

½ cup ricotta cheese

¼ cup shredded Parmesan cheese


  • Place beef into pot. Set to STOVETOP HIGH. Cook uncovered 10 minutes or until beef is browned, stirring often.
  • Arrange noodle pieces over beef. Pour sauce and water over noodles. Set to STOVETOP MED. Cover and cook 20 minutes or until noodles are tender. Turn off pot.
  • Stir in spinach. Stir cheeses in bowl. Spoon cheese mixture over noodle mixture. Cover and let stand 3 minutes.