Vegetarian Lasagna Recipe

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Vegetarian Lasagna

Krystal Jordan

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@SkittlesofDoom

I'm not actually a big fan of lasagna, but this is really good (not just because i made it).

It is somewhat labor intensive though, so I rarely have time to make it.


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

45 Min

Ingredients

1 lb
frozen, chopped spinach, thawed and drained thoroughly
1 c
shredded carrot
1 c
chopped broccoli florets (if frozen let thaw and drain)
1 c
sweet onion, diced
4 Tbsp
garlic, minced
2 Tbsp
fresh italian parsley, chopped
1 (4oz) can(s)
sliced skiitake mushrooms, drained and chopped
1 (4oz) can(s)
sliced white mushrooms, drained and chopped
2 (14.5oz) can(s)
petite diced tomatoes, drain only one
1 (24oz) jar(s)
prego mushroom spaghetti sauce
2 Tbsp
olive oil
1 tsp
dried italian seasoning
1 tsp
ground black pepper

FILLING:

2 c
cottage cheese (blended until smooth)
1 (16oz) jar(s)
part-skim ricotta cheese
1 c
shredded parmesan cheese, divided
1 1/2 c
shredded mozarella cheese, divided
2
eggs, slightly beaten
1 Tbsp
dried italian seasoning
1 pinch
dried rosemary
1 dash(es)
nutmeg
1/4 tsp
ground black pepper
enough lasagna noodles to make 3 layers

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook lasagna noodles according to package directions. Set aside in a shallow pan filled with cool water.
2
in a 5-qt. dutch oven, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the mushrooms and onion, saute until the onion is softened. Add the garlic and saute an additional 2 minutes.
3
Stir in both cans of tomatoes, pasta sauce, carrots and seasonings. Simmer for 15 minutes, covered.
4
Meanwhile, in a large mixing bowl, combine all the filling ingredients until thoroughly mixed.
5
In your favorite lasagna pan ladle about 1/2 cup of sauce and spread it across the bottom.
6
place noodles in a single layer over the sauce. spread 1/3 of the cheese mixture over the noodles and sprinkle 1/3 of the spinach over the cheese. ladle enough sauce over the noodles to cover completely.
7
Repeat the layers until you run out of noodles. for the top, sprinkle with the broccoli, enough sauce to cover and sprinkle the remaining cheese.
8
bake at 350 for about 45 minutes or until golden brown and bubbly.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian