Skeptical? So was I, until I tried it. No more large trays covered in hard to remove melted cheese. No more food that goes to waste or can't fit in your micro-fridge.

Microwave Lasagna

  • Prep Time:5 mins
  • Cook Time:2 mins
  • Total Time:7 mins
  • Servings:1
  • Easy


  • lasagna sheet
  • 2 ½ cups spinach
  • yellow bell pepper
  • cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 6 tablespoons tomato sauce
  • 1/3 cup mozzarella
Photo by Paige Rodgers
Photo by Paige Rodgers

Step 1

Place spinach in a microwave-safe bowl, cover the top with plastic wrap, and pock a few holes in the plastic wrap. Microwave spinach for 1 minute.
Gif by Paige Rodgers
Gif by Paige Rodgers

Step 2

Mix the spinach with the ricotta, yellow bell pepper, black pepper, and salt.
by Paige Rodgers
by Paige Rodgers

Step 3

Assemble the lasagna in a microwave-safe mug. Pour 2 tablespoons of tomato sauce at the bottom of the mug. Top with a piece of pasta sheet, spinach mixture, 2 tablespoons of mozzarella, and another pasta sheet. Continue building the lasagna, ending with a layer of pasta sheet at the top.
by Paige Rodgers
by Paige Rodgers

Step 4

Top the lasagna with basil. Microwave for 1 minute (Add 30 seconds if desired).
by Paige Rodgers
by Paige Rodgers