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Budget and family-friendly spinach and sweet potato lasagne

Lasagne is often a family favourite and this recipe offers a vegetarian and pasta free option.

Prepare this in a large batch ahead of time to enjoy for dinner or to have as a nutritious and satisfying ‘heat and eat’ single serve lunch.

Just six main ingredients is all you need for this recipe, so why not add it to your meal plan for next week?

This recipe comes from our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge and is very BUDGET-FRIENDLY, coming in at just $2.41 per serve.

Budget Friendly Spinach & Sweet Potato Lasagna

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Budget Friendly Spinach & Sweet Potato Lasagna
Budget and family-friendly spinach and sweet potato lasagne
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Vegetarian
Servings
serves
Ingredients
  • 240 grams frozen spinach
  • 2/3 cup reduced-fat Greek natural yoghurt
  • 8 free-range eggs
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Pepper
  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • cooking oil spray
  • 400 grams tinned tomatoes
  • 2/3 cup grated reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley chopped, to serve
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Vegetarian
Servings
serves
Ingredients
  • 240 grams frozen spinach
  • 2/3 cup reduced-fat Greek natural yoghurt
  • 8 free-range eggs
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Pepper
  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • cooking oil spray
  • 400 grams tinned tomatoes
  • 2/3 cup grated reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley chopped, to serve
Budget and family-friendly spinach and sweet potato lasagne
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 180C. Defrost spinach and squeeze of excess water, chop.
  2. In a bowl combine the yoghurt, eggs and cinnamon, season with pepper. Stir until well combined. Add spinach and stir to combine.
  3. Slice (no need to peel) the sweet potato into thin rounds.
  4. Lightly spray a baking dish with cooking oil.
  5. Spoon 1/2 of the tinned tomatoes into the bottom of the dish. Layer with 1⁄2 of the sweet potato slices and top with half the yoghurt and spinach mixture. Add another layer of tomatoes and sweet potato and top with remaining yoghurt mixture. Sprinkle with grated cheese.
  6. Cover the baking dish loosely with foil (don’t let it touch the shredded cheese on top) and place the dish in the preheated oven.
  7. Bake for 45 minutes then remove the foil for a final 15 minutes of baking.
  8. Sprinkle with chopped parsley to serve.
Recipe Notes

411 calories per serve

PLEASE NOTE: Costs per serve will vary depending on supermarket, brand and type of ingredient purchased. Making recipes in bulk will also reduce total costs for preparation.

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