Vegetable Lasagna

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We’ve simplified the lasagna-making process by soaking the noodles and using extra sauce when layering, instead of boiling the pasta. Hearty and bursting with vegetables, this is our best-ever vegetarian entrée recipe.

Tags: Intermediate, One Hour +, Entrées, Pasta & Noodles, Vegetables, Cheese, Baking, President's Choice Blue Menu, High Fibre, Vegetarian
Serves: 8
Skill level: Intermediate
Prep time: 30  minutes
Cooking time: 70  minutes
Total: 100 *  minutes

(Stand time = 10 minutes)

Additional Information

Ingredients

12 PC Blue Menu 100% Whole Wheat Lasagne
1 tub (475 g) low fat ricotta cheese
1 egg
1 jar (700 mL) PC Pasta Sauce - Roasted Portobello Mushroom
1 tbsp (15 mL) PC Splendido Extra Virgin Olive Oil - Cold Pressed
1 1/2 cup (375 mL) sliced red onion
2 small zucchini, chopped
1 sweet red pepper, chopped
1 cup (250 mL) shedded PC Splendido Part-skim Stretched Mozzarella Cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Spray 13 X 9-inch (3 L) glass baking dish with PC Blue Menu Canola Oil Cooking Spray.
  2. Soak noodles in cold water to cover. In bowl, stir together ricotta and egg. In another bowl, stir together pasta sauce and 1 cup (250 mL) water.
  3. In large frying pan, heat oil over medium-high heat; cook onions for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in zucchini; cook for 2 minutes longer. Stir in red peppers; cook for 2 minutes or until vegetables are soft and beginning to turn golden.
  4. Drain noodles. Pour 1/2 cup (125 mL) pasta sauce mixture over bottom of prepared dish. Place three noodles in pan to cover bottom. Top with 1/2 cup (125 mL) sauce mixture, covering noodles evenly. Sprinkle with one-third of vegetables. Dollop one-third of ricotta mixture evenly over vegetables. Top with three noodles. Layer with 1/2 cup (125 mL) sauce mixture, one-third of vegetables, one-third of ricotta and three noodles. Repeat, ending with final three noodles. Pour remaining sauce mixture over noodles. Cover dish tightly with foil.
  5. Bake in centre of oven for 45 minutes or until noodles are tender. Remove foil. Sprinkle evenly with mozzarella and cook another 15 minutes or until golden. Let rest 10 minutes before serving.

Chef's Tips

Great for a potluck or family get-together.

Nutritional Information

Per serving:
Calories 350 Cal
Fat 13 g
Sodium 840 mg
Carbohydrate 40 g
Fibre 5 g
Protein 18 g
High in fibre