Vegetable Lasagne
Prep: 25 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Serves: 6
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Even meat lovers will love this easy Italian-inspired favourite.
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Ingredients

  • 500 g pumpkin or sweet potato, peeled and sliced
  • 2 bunches English spinach or young Silver beet, washed and sliced
  • 500 g reduced-fat ricotta cheese
  • 6 spring onions (including green tops), ends trimmed, chopped
  • 1/2 cup parsley, chopped
  • 12 sheets instant lasagne, softened in hot water
  • 425 g can no-added-salt tomato pasta sauce
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbs plain flour
  • 2 cups reduced-fat milk
  • pepper, to taste
  • ground nutmeg, to taste
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C (180°C fan forced).
  2. Microwave the pumpkin for 5 minutes, then cool.
  3. Place spinach into boiling water until wilted, drain well and squeeze out any excess liquid.
  4. In a large bowl combine ricotta, onion and parsley.
  5. Arrange 3 sheets of lasagne on the base of an ovenproof pan (approx. 33cm x 23cm). Top with 1/3 each of pumpkin, tomato sauce and spinach ricotta mixture. Repeat twice and top with remaining lasagne sheets.
  6. To make topping, break eggs into flour and mix until smooth. Slowly add milk to flour mixture while whisking, pour into a saucepan and bring to the boil, continue whisking until smooth and thickened. Add pepper and ground nutmeg, pour over top of lasagne and sprinkle with cheese.
  7. Bake for 30 minutes or until golden brown.

Recipe from Healthy Food Fast © State of Western Australia, 2012. Reproduced with permission.


Serving Suggestion: Cut into squares and serve with a green salad.

Healthy tip!

Use the left-over water from cooking vegetables to make stock or soup. It's full of vitamins!

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Nutrition Information

per serving per 100g
Energy 1826 kJ 332 kJ
Protein 27.4 g 5 g
Fat, total 13.4 g 2.4 g
— saturated 6.4 g 1.2 g
Carbohydrate 47.6 g 8.7 g
— sugars 15.8 g 2.9 g
Sodium 582.5 mg 106 mg
Fibre 7.2 g 1.3 g

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Comments (2)

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    Or until golden brown 😀
    Janet Sinclair
    Posted on: 20 Jun 20

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    Disgusting, needs to be cooked for much longer than 30 minutes. Very disappointed
    Nigel Burke
    Posted on: 21 Jul 19

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