This lasagne is a very homely, filling meal, perfect for the whole family. The prep may take a little bit of time, but it’s worth the wait! It also pairs perfectly with a little side salad and a few slices of vegan garlic bread, mmm.

Easy Lasagne [Vegan]

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Serves

8

Cooking Time

40

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Ingredients

Ingredients:

  • Approx. 250g dried lasagne sheets

Tomato Sauce:

  • 2 cans chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons soy salt (reduced salt)
  • 1 tablespoon mixed herbs
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 80 g dried soya mince
  • 1 zucchini (sliced thinly)
  • 200 g mushrooms (sliced)
  • 2 bell peppers (chopped)
+ extra virgin olive oil (for frying)

Béchamel Sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons white flour
  • 600 ml (unsweetened) vegan milk
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 2 tablespoons golden bread crumbs
  • Black pepper (as desired)

Toppings:

  • Grated vegan cheese
  • Tomatoes (sliced thinly)
  • Black pepper (as desired)
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Preparation

  1. In a large cauldron, heat a little olive oil, then add the mushrooms, peppers and zucchini and fry until soft
  2. Pour in the remaining tomato sauce ingredients, stir, bring to the boil then reduce the heat and leave (stirring regularly) until it’s ready to be dished up
  3. In the meantime, again, heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in another cauldron, then add in the flour, stir and fry on a medium heat for a couple of minutes
  4. Pour in the rest of the béchamel ingredients, whisk until combined then bring to the boil
  5. When boiled, reduce the heat and leave to thicken (stirring regularly) – should take about 5-10 minutes
  6. Pre-heat the oven to 350°F.
  7. Now it’s time to assemble the lasagne, the order is as follows:
    1. Tomato sauce
    2. Layer of pasta
    3. Tomato sauce
    4. Layer of pasta
    5. Béchamel sauce
    6. Layer of pasta
    7. Tomato Sauce
    8. Layer of pasta
    9. Béchamel sauceGrated cheese, tomatoes and black pepper
  8. Place the lasagne in the oven and cook for about 40 minutes until the toppings have browned and the pasta should be cooked
  9. Serve and enjoy!
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