Vegetable Lasagna Recipe

Looking for an easy Vegetable Lasagna recipe? Learn how to make Vegetable Lasagna using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by libertym

Makes 12 servings



A rich and wonderful lasagna so good you won't miss the meat.

Recipe Ingredients for Vegetable Lasagna

16 ounce lasagna noodles (whole wheat if available)
1 cup brown rice
3/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
3/4 cup chopped onion
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 cups spinach leaves
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
52 ounce pasta sauce
1 teaspoon dried basil
15 ounce part-skim ricotta cheese
4 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
2 eggs
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Recipe Directions for Vegetable Lasagna

  1. 1. Cook the lasagna noodles in a large pot of boiling water for 10 minutes, or until al dente. Rinse with cold water, and drain.

  2. 2. Cook the brown rice according to whatever variety you chose

  3. 3. In a large saucepan, cook and stir cooked rice, green peppers, onion, and garlic in oil. Stir in spinach leaves until just wilted. Stir in pasta sauce and basil; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes. Season with a crumbled dried smoked jalepeno (chipotle) if available

  4. 4. Mix together ricotta, 2 cups mozzarella cheese, and eggs.

  5. 5. Preheat oven to 360 degrees F. Spread 1 cup tomato sauce into the bottom of a greased (use butter) 9x13 inch baking dish. Layer 1/2 each, lasagna noodles, ricotta mix, sauce, and Parmesan cheese. Repeat layering, and top with a layer of halved kalmata olives, then remaining 2 cups mozzarella cheese.

  6. 6. Bake, uncovered, for 40 minutes. Let stand 15 minutes before serving.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish, Italian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 282.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
489
Calories from Fat
170
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
18.9g
29%
Saturated Fat
8.8g
44%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
81mg
27%
Sodium
826mg
34%
Potassium
579mg
17%
Total Carbohydrates
54.6g
18%
Dietary Fiber
4.1g
16%
Sugars
11.8g
Protein
24.4g
Vitamin A 32% Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 46% Iron 9%
* 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
B+
   
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