Spinach-and-artichoke lasagna bundles
Have you ever made a lasagna? Like, a real layer-up-all-the-ingredients-over-and-over-again lasagna? Bo-ring!!! These lasagna bundles are so much more fun, and — hello! — they are already portioned out so you don't have to worry about the slicing being unequal, someone complaining about wanting a corner piece or the ingredients all falling off the spatula before you can even get it from the baking dish to the plate.
I don't know why, but we're all about smashing dishes together lately. Here, we took our favorite spinach-and-artichoke dip recipe, rolled it up in lasagna sheets and covered it in fire-roasted tomatoes. It's kind of the best thing ever. Don't believe us? Try it for yourself.
- 4 cups chopped spinach leaves (fresh, not frozen)
- 1 cup chopped artichoke hearts
- 1 yellow onion, diced small
- 1/2 cup cream cheese
- 1 tin diced tomatoes
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon pepper
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 2 tablespoons olive oil, plus extra for drizzling
- 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
- 6 lasagna sheets, cooked al dente
- Set your oven to 375 degrees F.
- Boil the lasagna noodles in salted water until they become al dente.
- Strain the lasagna sheets and lay them out on a large workspace.
- Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil to a large pan, along with the diced onions.
- Cook the onions until they become translucent.
- Add the spinach and artichoke hearts and cook them until the spinach leaves shrink down and become limp.
- Add the spices and toss the spinach-artichoke mix together.
- Strain off any excess liquid, then add the cream cheese and stir until it has fully melted into the spinach mixture.
- Carry your spinach mixture over to your lasagna sheets and spread a large spoonful of the mixture along each lasagna sheet.
- Coat a 9 x 9-inch baking dish with a thin layer of olive oil.
- Roll each lasagna sheet up into a bundle and tuck the sheets into rows in the baking dish.
- Top each row with the diced tomatoes and a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese.
- Cover the lasagna bundles with foil and bake them for 30 minutes.
- Remove the foil and broil the top of the dish for an additional 10 minutes or until the cheese browns, bubbles and melts.
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