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Vegetable Lasagne

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Introduction

Meat free version of the classic dish but just as good! Serves 4 - 6 with dressed salad and garlic bread

Meat free version of the classic dish but just as good! Serves 4 - 6 with dressed salad and garlic bread

Ingredients

Serves: 4 - 6

Metric Cups

For the Pasta

  • 8 lasagne sheets

For the Veggie Sauce

  • gram pepper (to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • olive oil
  • 1 large red onion
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 green pepper
  • 2 handfuls mushrooms
  • 3 handfuls baby spinach
  • 1 courgette
  • 2 tins chopped tomatoes
  • oregano
  • fresh basil
  • mixed herbs (to taste)
  • gram salt (to taste)

For the White Sauce

  • 30 grams butter
  • plain flour
  • ¼ litre milk
  • nutmeg (optional)
  • gram cheese (grated - enough to cover)
  • gram paprika (optional)

For the Pasta

  • 8 lasagne sheets

For the Veggie Sauce

  • gram pepper (to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • olive oil
  • 1 large red onion
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 2 handfuls mushrooms
  • 3 handfuls baby spinach
  • 1 zucchini
  • 2 tins diced tomatoes
  • oregano
  • fresh basil
  • mixed herbs (to taste)
  • gram salt (to taste)

For the White Sauce

  • 1 ounce butter
  • all-purpose flour
  • ⅖ pint milk
  • nutmeg (optional)
  • gram cheese (grated - enough to cover)
  • gram paprika (optional)

Method

Vegetable Lasagne is a community recipe submitted by Tams and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • First prepare veggies. Cut onion into cubes, garlic into very fine slices, peppers, courgette and mushrooms into slices, roughly chop up spinach ( i usually use scissors for this).
  • In a medium saucepan fry onion and garlic until golden brown then add all other veg but mushroom and spinach and stir fry for about 5 minutes then add mushrooms and leave to simmer for about 3 minutes.
  • Then add the canned tomatoes, herbs, spinach and give it a good stir and allow to simmer for about 10 - 15 minutes or longer if you have time.
  • While you make white sauce. Melt butter in a small pan then add enough flour about 2 -3 dessert spoons and mix with a balloon whisk to make a roux it should not be too dry ( if it look to dry add a bit more butter and whisk up quickly if too wet add more flour) or wet and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add the milk gradually and slowly simmer stirring all the time with the whisk until it thickens about 5 - 10 mins then add nutmeg if you want to.
  • Place half the lasagne sheets in the bottom of lasagne dish pour on vegetable sauce top with remaining sheets then pour on white sauce.
  • Sprinkle grated cheeses over evenly and sprinkle on paprika.
  • Place in a medium high oven gas 6 for 45 mins to an hour until golden brown.
  • First prepare veggies. Cut onion into cubes, garlic into very fine slices, peppers, zucchini and mushrooms into slices, roughly chop up spinach ( i usually use scissors for this).
  • In a medium saucepan fry onion and garlic until golden brown then add all other veg but mushroom and spinach and stir fry for about 5 minutes then add mushrooms and leave to simmer for about 3 minutes.
  • Then add the canned tomatoes, herbs, spinach and give it a good stir and allow to simmer for about 10 - 15 minutes or longer if you have time.
  • While you make white sauce. Melt butter in a small pan then add enough flour about 2 -3 dessert spoons and mix with a balloon whisk to make a roux it should not be too dry ( if it look to dry add a bit more butter and whisk up quickly if too wet add more flour) or wet and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add the milk gradually and slowly simmer stirring all the time with the whisk until it thickens about 5 - 10 mins then add nutmeg if you want to.
  • Place half the lasagne sheets in the bottom of lasagne dish pour on vegetable sauce top with remaining sheets then pour on white sauce.
  • Sprinkle grated cheeses over evenly and sprinkle on paprika.
  • Place in a medium high oven gas 6 for 45 mins to an hour until golden brown.
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