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Penne Spinach Lasagna Bake

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Very quick and easy pasta bake with spinach, 3 kinds of cheese, and sour cream. It all just goes together and you bake it--much faster than creating a spinach lasagna, but with all the same ingredients. Vegetarian, and easily made gluten-free.

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Difficulty Level



Needed Items


  • 20 minutes prep
    45 minutes baking time


  • 12 oz pkg Penne pasta, cooked (cook along on this, at the top of the podcast)
    16 oz low fat sour cream
    16 oz frozen chopped spinach
    ¼ cup chopped green onions
    1 tsp salt
    1 Tbsp minced garlic (from a jar is fine)
    1 Tbsp lemon juice
    Dash of ground red pepper
    1 ½ cups shredded mozzarella plus extra for topping
    1 ½ cups Ricotta (about 16 oz)
    1/3 cup grated parmesan

Number of Servings

  • 4-6


  • Large bowl
    Large saute/frying pan
    8" square pan
    Sharp knife
    Cooking spray


  • Preheat oven to 350°

Additional Notes