Rainbow Lasagna

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Joan Hunt

By
@vegancook

Rainbow Lasagna is a main entree that will please the most discerning palate. The colorful layers will entice you to taste. The traditional flavor of lasagna is there but the sweet flavors of the healthy vegetables will shine through satisfying the pickiest of eaters.

Cooking time will vary depending on oven. Increase cooking time when cooking larger amounts. A 6 x 12 inch hotel pan will yield 6 servings. A 12 x 18 pan will yield 18 servings. Each serving is 8 ounces or 3 x 4 inches.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6 servings
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    carrots - diced
  • 1 c
    sweet potatoes - diced
  • 1 c
    red & green peppers - diced
  • 1 c
    red onion - diced
  • 1/2 c
    spinach - shredded
  • 1/2 c
    swiss chard - shredded
  • 1 pinch
    pepper
  • 1 pinch
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    olive oil
  • 1 c
    spaghetti sauce
  • 1/2 c
    firm tofu
  • 1 Tbsp
    basil, dried
  • 1 Tbsp
    oregano, dried
  • 1 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 12 oz
    mozzarella cheese vegan shredded
  • 6
    precooked lasagna noodles or more

How to Make Rainbow Lasagna

Step-by-Step

  1. Fine dice carrots, sweet potato, red onion, red & green pepper. Drizzle with olive oil, a pinch of salt & pepper, mix to coat. Roast in 350 degree for 10 minutes or until soft.(Time may vary depending on oven type).
  2. Rough chop spinach and Swiss chard - set aside.
  3. Mix Tofu with spices and puree in a blender to a consistency resembling ricotta.
  4. Place 2 oz. of spaghetti sauce on bottom of pan, then place noodles on top of sauce in one layer.
  5. Layer top of noodles with 1/3 spinach and Swiss chard and then spread 1/3 of roasted vegetables on top.
  6. Drop 1/3 of Tofu mixture evenly across vegetables.
  7. Spread shredded mozzarella evenly over Tofu.
  8. Repeat making layers with 2 oz. sauce, noodles, spinach, etc. until there are three total layers of lasagna noodles.
  9. Top with remaining mozzarella.
  10. Cover and bake in 350 degree oven for 20 minutes, then uncover and bake another 10 minutes to brown the mozzarella cheese on top. Serve or hold at 140 degree minimum in warmer.

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