Recipes and Cooking Florentine Lasagna 4.6 (27) Add your rating & review This Italian specialty recipe features a delicious blend of Italian sausage, spinach, mozzarella, and ricotta cheeses. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on September 15, 2000 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 50 mins Bake Time: 30 mins Stand Time: 20 mins Total Time: 1 hrs 40 mins Servings: 8 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 12 ounce bulk Italian sausage or turkey Italian sausage ½ cup chopped onion 1 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes, drained 1 8 ounce can tomato sauce 2 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning, crushed 6 dried lasagna noodles 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 15 ounce carton ricotta cheese or 2 cups cottage cheese, drained ⅓ cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 10 ounce frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained 8 ounce sliced mozzarella cheese Directions Preheat oven to 375 Degrees F. Meat sauce: In a large saucepan, cook sausage and onion until meat is brown and onion is tender. Drain off fat. Stir in tomatoes, tomato sauce, and Italian seasoning. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 15 to 20 minutes or until sauce reaches desired consistency. Meanwhile, cook noodles according to package directions; drain. Rinse with cold water; drain again. For filling: In a medium bowl, combine egg, ricotta cheese, and 1/4 cup of the Parmesan cheese. Stir in spinach. To assemble, in an ungreased 12x7-1/2x2-inch baking pan, arrange three of the cooked noodles. Spread with half of the filling. Top with half of the meat sauce and half of the mozzarella cheese. Repeat layering noodles, filling, meat sauce, and mozzarella cheese. Sprinkle with the remaining Parmesan cheese. Bake, uncovered, about 30 minutes or until heated through. Let stand for 20 minutes before serving. Makes 8 servings. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 475 Calories 29g Fat 28g Carbs 25g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 475 % Daily Value * Total Fat 29g 37% Saturated Fat 14g 70% Cholesterol 111mg 37% Sodium 876mg 38% Total Carbohydrate 28g 10% Total Sugars 5g Protein 25g *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.