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Vegetable Lasagna
Vegetable Lasagna

Vegetable Lasagna

Portions 4
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Ingredients


Mornay sauce :

  • 5ml butter
  • 5ml flour
  • 250ml 2% milk
  • 250ml grated cheddar cheese
  • salt and ground pepper


Tomato sauce :

  • 15ml butter
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 large tomatoes, peeled, seeded, and diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 15ml tomato paste
  • salt and ground pepper

Preparation

Mornay sauce :
Melt butter in a heavy bottom saucepan over low heat. Mix flour into melted butter using a wooden spoon. Gradually add milk while whisking. Cook for 15 minutes. Add cheese and allow it to melt. Season and set aside.

Tomato sauce :
Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat and sweat onion. Add tomatoes, garlic, thyme, and tomato paste. Cook for 15 minutes. Season and remove thyme sprigs. Set aside.

  1. Prepare Mornay and tomato sauces. Measure out quantities required for recipe and keep remainder for other uses. Preheat oven to 400 °F. Cook lasagna noodles according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  2. Combine ricotta, basil, garlic, and egg in a large bowl.
  3. Spread half of tomato sauce in a lasagna dish. Add a layer of noodles, then a layer of ricotta. Add another layer of ricotta, a layer of noodles, and remaining tomato sauce. Finish with a layer of noodles and a layer of vegetables, then top with Mornay sauce and Parmesan cheese.
  4. Bake for 25 minutes.
  5. Let stand for 15 minutes before cutting. Enjoy!

 

 

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

Calories: 1135

Protein:  58 g

Fat:    43 g

Carbohydrate:  131 g

Fibre:   14 g

Sodium: 945 mg

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