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garden lasagna

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Recipe by
Wendy Chambers
Graham, NC

Took to work, everyone loved it. Wanted recipe

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 40 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For garden lasagna

  • 6
    no cook lasagna noodles
  • 1
    large tomatoe diced
  • 1
    red bell pepper,seeded and halfed
  • 1
    onion (small), diced
  • 2
    small eggplant, sliced
  • 2
    med zucchini, sliced
  • 1 c
    pasta sauce
  • 1 clove
  • 1 pinch
    salt and pepper
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    italian seasoning
  • 1
  • 16 oz
    cottage cheese, lowfat/ricotta
  • 12 Tbsp
    parmigiano-reggiano, grated
  • 1 pinch
    garlic powder
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, light

How To Make garden lasagna

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahenreheit
  • 2
    Slice eggplant, and zucchini thinly. Core bell pepper, remove seeds and slice half of it. I brushed a little olive oil on both sides of vegs, then sprinkled ital. seasoning on and grilled the vegs using my grill pan on med heat. Cook just a couple min on both sides, mine had grill marks. Set vegetables aside.
  • 3
    Chop tomato, onion basil and garlic sauté in a little oil: I added a little salt, back pepper, dash of cayenne and the grilled bell pepper(sliced) and set aside
  • 4
    Combine cottage/ricotta cheese a in a bowl with basil, garlic powder, a bit of salt and pepper, ½ teaspoon Ital seasoning, egg, and 8 tbl spoon parmesan cheese. Mix well.
  • 5
    Spray 9x9 baking dish. Place a layer of eggplant in the bottom of the dish (about 5 slices), spoon some sauce, cover with a layer of zucchini, a layer of onions, garlic, pepper and tomato mixture. Top with lasagna noodles., more sauce. Spread half of cottage cheese mixture over noodles, then repeat layers of eggplant, zucchini, onions, peppers/ tomato. Top with another layer of noddles, then spaghetti sauce. Carefully spread remaining cottage cheese mixture over the top, last of the sauce then sprinkle with remaining parmesan. Cover with aluminum foil or a baking sheet and bake for 45 minutes.

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