Very Veggie Lasagna
Total TimePrep: 40 min. Bake: 1 hour + standing
Great, my whole family liked it!
Had to use butternut squash because no summer squash to be found in February - also, omitted onions & garlic due to son's sensitivity to both - added cauliflower floretsAs a twist, added mixture of 15 oz ricotta, 1 egg well-beaten, Italian seasoning, 3/4 cup shredded Parmesan - folded the 3 cups of shredded Mozzarella from recipe into this mixture and used as cheese layer - topped lasagne w/mixture of 3/4 cup shredded Parmesan & remaining 1 cup shredded Mozzarella from recipe - also changed layering to sauce, cheese veggies keeping very bottom layer of just sauce sameFor sauce, used recipe from Pastene Kitchen Ready Tomatoes 28 oz can - because I have to omit garlic, omitted oil & cooking altogether just adding basil, Italian seasoning and pepper to open can - very tasty and convenient ladling sauce directly from can to lasagneAlso, from past mistakes, learned to always put large cookie sheet under 13x9 pan during cooking and before putting in oven to take sharp knife cutting off excess edges of lasagne noodles that won't tuck into pan (leaving them on is messy and noodles just dry out to inedible)Smells awesome! I am not someone who ever thought of making a veggie lasagne - kind of seemed sacrilegious to me as Italian LOL - but something about the recipe, reviews and pic (likely hormones from pregnancy too) made me decide to try it - kids could use more veggies incorporated into diet - added ricotta because saw no reason not to - ricotta is very light, watery cheese and would likely compliment veggies well, just as any cheese would - will make dish richer for sure (likely that much more appealing to kids and husband as well)Thanks for recipe - takes me out of comfort zone - love this! ;)UPDATE: Butternut Squash did not work well - Found out Summer squash can be blanched and frozen so this summer, will try w/summer squash as written and freeze some for use over winter. Family actually really liked dish just butternut squash too sweet. Tasted good with zucchini so surely Summer squash with its much lighter taste will work better.
This is the best lasagna I have ever made! Perfect to reheat for lunch at work! I will be making this recipe for years to come!!
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Made this for a birthday lunch and we had it for dinner, and the birthday girl asked for the recipe...I used daiya cheese (non-dairy cheese) and added black beans...there was no yellow summer squash in November...look forward to eating the leftovers...again and again..also skipped the oil and stir-fried in water....yummy!
My family was skeptical when I made this for the first time...now it is always requested and everyone LOVES it! I haven't met anyone yet who didn't enjoy this!
This was very good! My husband doesn't care for any kind of squash so I left out the zucchini and summer squash and simply used more of the other veggies.
this is delicious, However I never cook the noodles for any lasagna I make, thew juice from the other ingredients cook them and it is a lot quicker and simpler