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Easy ricotta, ham and spinach lasagne

Published: May 6, 2016 at 10:08 am
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • A little effort
  • Serves 4

This easy ricotta, ham and spinach lasagne is a delicious twist on a family favourite is a great recipe to have on hand midweek.

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal447
fat33.3g
saturates19g
carbs11.9g
sugars3.6g
fibre0.9g
protein24.5g
salt1.9g
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Make this twist, or click here for our classic lasagne recipe.

Ingredients

  • 200g baby spinach
  • 250g tub ricotta
  • 4 tbsp mascarpone
  • 4 large or 8 smaller fresh pasta sheets
  • 2-3 tbsp fresh pesto
  • 200g cooked shredded ham hock or thick sliced ham
  • 2 tbsp parmesan, grated

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7. Put the spinach in a colander. Boil a full kettle of water, then pour over the spinach
    to wilt it (you can also do this in the bag in the microwave). Cool, then squeeze out as much liquid as possible and chop.

  • STEP 2

    Mix the ricotta, mascarpone and spinach and season well. Cook the pasta sheets in boiling water for 3 minutes, or until tender. Drain well. Put a small smear of ricotta mix in the base of a dish and add layers of pasta, ricotta mixture, blobs of pesto and ham.

  • STEP 3

    Finish with a layer of ricotta mixture. Sprinkle with parmesan and bake for 15-20 minutes until golden and bubbling.

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