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Asparagus and Pesto Lasagna Recipe

Looking for an easy Asparagus and Pesto lasagna recipe? Learn how to make Asparagus and Pesto lasagna using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by samgraves

Makes 2 servings



from O, the Oprah Magazine March 2002

Recipe Ingredients for Asparagus and Pesto lasagna

1 cup basil leaves
1 garlic clove
1 tbsp pine nuts
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tbsp parmesan cheese, grated
1 pinch of salt
1/2 pound asparagus
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp garlic minced
1 1/2 cup marscapone cheese
1 serving lasagna noodles
1 cup fontina cheese grated
1/4 cup parmesan cheese grated

Recipe Directions for Asparagus and Pesto lasagna

  1. grind the first 5 ingredients in the food processor. season with salt and set aside

  2. saute the asparagus in olive oil on high heat for 4 minutes. Add garlic, cook 1 minute, and season with salt and pepper. Remove from heat

  3. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease a small loaf pan(about 4"x8") with butter. Combine Mascarpone and pesto. Cut pasta to fit dish and place enough noodles in pan to cover bottom; top with 1/3 cup fontina cheese, 1/3 of the pesto mix; then sprinkle with Parmesan. Repeat layering two more times with the remaining ingredients. Cover with foil and bake 25 minutes. Discard foil and continue baking 10 additional minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool slightly before serving.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 595.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
2060
Calories from Fat
1807
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
200.8g
309%
Saturated Fat
99.9g
499%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
496mg
165%
Sodium
923mg
38%
Potassium
418mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
29.2g
10%
Dietary Fiber
4.4g
18%
Sugars
3.8g
Protein
50.8g
Vitamin A 147% Vitamin C 19%
Calcium 101% Iron 26%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C-
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • Very low in sugar
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in saturated fat
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