The Cartoon Kitchen: Trivial Spinach Lasagna

This week's Cartoon Kitchen features Serious Eats' cartoonist in residence Larry Gonick's spin on spinach lasagna. —Ed Levine

Trivial Spinach Lasagna

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The Cartoon Kitchen: Trivial Spinach Lasagna

About This Recipe


  • A few cloves of garlic
  • Tomato sauce
  • Raw lasagna noodles
  • Ricotta cheese
  • Fresh spinach, washed and drained
  • Mozzarella cheese


  1. 1

    Chop a few cloves of garlic; sauté them a bit. Then, in a fairly deep pan, layer the following: a swirl of tomato sauce, a layer of uncooked lasagna noodles, more sauce, garlic, dollops of ricotta, a thick pile of spinach, garlic, noodles, sauce, ricotta.

  2. 2

    Cover it all with slices of mozzarella. Add extra layers if you have room. Let this sit overnight in the fridge.

  3. 3

    When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350°F, cover pan with foil, and bake for 30 minutes. Uncover pan and bake 30 minutes more.


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