Sweet Potato Lasagna – Easy and Yummy Recipe

This sweet potato lasagna offers a delicious and nutritious twist on a classic favorite. The layers of sweet potatoes provide a naturally sweet and creamy texture, while the spinach and cheese filling adds a delightful contrast of flavors. It’s a perfect comfort food dish for the whole family to enjoy.

So let’s move into the kitchen to make this delicious and healthy Sweet Potato Lasagna.

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Ingredients of Sweet Potato Lasagna:

  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • One 28-ounce can of whole peeled tomatoes
  • Two 10-ounce boxes of frozen chopped spinach, defrosted
  • 1 pound mozzarella, grated
  • 2 pounds of ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 pounds of sweet potatoes (about 3 large)

How to Make Sweet Potato Lasagna :

Tomato Sauce:

  • Put the oil in a big saucepan and set it over medium heat. Just a bit of salt and some pepper into the diced onion. It will take approximately five minutes to cook the onion until it’s translucent.
  • Put garlic in it and cook for 30 seconds only.
  • Put together the peeled tomatoes along with their juice. They’ll be broken down into small pieces with a wooden spoon. Put the sauce in a pot for about 15 minutes, stirring it. You can rub salt and pepper on it if you like.
Sweet Potato Lasagna

Lasagna:

  • Set the oven temperature to 375°F (190°C).

Preparing the Sweet Potatoes:

  • Peel the sweet potatoes and slice them into thin rounds, about 1/4 inch thick.
sweet potato lasagna

Spinach Filling:

  • In a mixing bowl, mix the defrosted chopped spinach, ricotta cheese, grated Parmesan, grated nutmeg, and beaten eggs. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Mix well to create the spinach filling.

Assembling the Lasagna:

  • In a greased 9×13-inch baking dish, start with a layer of tomato sauce.
  • Add a layer of sweet potato rounds.
  • Spread half of the spinach filling over the sweet potatoes.
  • Sprinkle with a portion of the grated mozzarella.
  • Repeat the layers: tomato sauce, sweet potatoes, spinach filling, and mozzarella. Finish with a final layer of sweet potatoes on top.

Baking:

  • For 45 minutes, cover the baking dish with aluminum foil and bake.
  • Remove the foil and bake for another 20 minutes, or until the sweet potatoes are tender and the top is golden brown.
Sweet Potato Lasagna

Nutrition Overview: 

Sweet potato lasagna is a full meal that packs the goodness of sweet potatoes, spinach, and cheese. It has high levels of vitamins, minerals, and proteins. You must remember that it is part of a balanced diet and should be enjoyed in moderation.

Equipments:

You can purchase the equipment I highly suggest because I use them.

Storage: 

For up to 3 days, all remaining lasagnas may be stored in a sealed container in the refrigerator. If you are ready to enjoy it, heat it in the oven or microwave.

Serve with:

Sweet potato lasagna is a complete meal, but if you’d like to satisfy your craving for dinner, this can be used with simple greens or garlic bread.

Variations and Substitutions:

 Make your lasagna more delicious by adding sautéed mushrooms, ground turkey, or different cheeses according to your taste.

Why This Recipe Works:

This sweet potato lasagna offers a delicious and nutritious twist on a classic favorite. The layers of sweet potatoes provide a naturally sweet and creamy texture, while the spinach and cheese filling adds a delightful contrast of flavors. It’s a perfect comfort food dish for the whole family to enjoy.

Enjoy your homemade sweet potato lasagna!

Sweet Potato Lasagna

Sweet Potato Lasagna – Easy and Yummy Recipe

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This sweet potato lasagna offers a delicious and nutritious twist on a classic favorite. The layers of sweet potatoes provide a naturally sweet and creamy texture, while the spinach and cheese filling add a delightful contrast of flavors. It's a perfect comfort food dish for the whole family to enjoy.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 8 people
Calories 260 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 3 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 small Onion Diced
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 28-ounce can Whole peeled tomatoes
  • 2 10-ounce boxes Frozen chopped spinach, defrosted
  • 1 pound Mozzarella, grated
  • 2 pound Ricotta cheese
  • ½ cup Grated parmesan
  • ¼ teaspoon Grated nutmeg
  • 2 large eggs Lightly beaten
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 pound Sweet potatoes (about 3 large)

Instructions
 

Tomato Sauce:

  • Put the oil in a big saucepan and set it over medium heat. Just a bit of salt and some pepper into the diced onion. It will take approximately five minutes to cook the onion until it's translucent.
  • Put garlic in it and cook for 30 seconds only.
  • Put together the peeled tomatoes along with their juice. They'll be broken down into small pieces with a wooden spoon. Put the sauce in a pot for about 15 minutes, stirring it. You can rub salt and pepper on it if you like.
    sweet potato lasagna

Lasagna:

  • Set the oven temperature to 375°F (190°C).

Preparing the Sweet Potatoes:

  • Peel the sweet potatoes and slice them into thin rounds, about 1/4 inch thick.
    sweet potato lasagna

Spinach Filling:

  • In a mixing bowl, mix the defrosted chopped spinach, ricotta cheese, grated Parmesan, grated nutmeg, and beaten eggs. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Mix well to create the spinach filling.

Assembling the Lasagna:

  • In a greased 9×13-inch baking dish, start with a layer of tomato sauce.
  • Add a layer of sweet potato rounds.
  • Spread half of the spinach filling over the sweet potatoes.
  • Sprinkle with a portion of the grated mozzarella.
  • Repeat the layers: tomato sauce, sweet potatoes, spinach filling, and mozzarella. Finish with a final layer of sweet potatoes on top.

Baking:

  • For 45 minutes, cover the baking dish with aluminum foil and bake.
  • Remove the foil and bake for another 20 minutes, or until the sweet potatoes are tender and the top is golden brown.
    Sweet Potato Lasagna

Notes

Nutrition Overview: 
Sweet potato lasagna is a full meal that packs the goodness of sweet potatoes, spinach, and cheese. It has high levels of vitamins, minerals, and proteins. You must remember that it is part of a balanced diet and should be enjoyed in moderation.
Storage: 
For up to 3 days, all remaining lasagnas may be stored in a sealed container in the refrigerator. If you are ready to enjoy it, heat it in the oven or microwave.
Serve with:
 Sweet potato lasagna is a complete meal, but if you’d like to satisfy your craving for dinner, this can be used with simple greens or garlic bread.
Variations and Substitutions:
 Make your lasagna more delicious by adding sautéed mushrooms, ground turkey, or different cheeses according to your taste.
Why This Recipe Works:
This sweet potato lasagna offers a delicious and nutritious twist on a classic favorite. The layers of sweet potatoes provide a naturally sweet and creamy texture, while the spinach and cheese filling adds a delightful contrast of flavors. It’s a perfect comfort food dish for the whole family to enjoy.
 
Enjoy your homemade sweet potato lasagna!
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