Vegetarian Lasagne

Kids will love this alternative vegetarian dish which is packed full of flavour, vegetables and fibre. A firm favourite on an Italian menu.
  • 0:50 TIME
  • 10 portions

INGREDIENTS

2 tbsp. vegetable oil

1 medium onion (150g), peeled and chopped

200g celery, sliced

200g mushrooms, sliced

2 cloves garlic, crushed

600g Quorn mince

50g red lentils

700g MAGGI® Rich & Rustic Tomato Sauce

1tsp dried oregano

550g lasagne sheets, wholegrain

375ml boiling water

125ml cold water to mix with béchamel mix

90g MAGGI® Béchamel Sauce

150g cheddar cheese, grated

Black pepper

 

METHOD

Prep: 20 minutes. Cook: 30 minutes.

  1. Heat the vegetable oil, onions and celery in a large pan and fry until softened.
  2. Add the mushrooms and garlic and cook for a further minute.
  3. Add the Quorn mince, red lentils, MAGGI Rich & Rustic and oregano and simmer for 30 minutes making sure the lentils are cooked through.
  4. Cover the base of a deep roasting tin with quarter of the Quorn sauce and arrange a layer of lasagne sheets on top.
  5. Repeat the process of alternating layers of sauce and lasagne sheets until all the sauce has been used. Finish with a layer of lasagne sheets.
  6. In a separate bowl whisk the béchamel powder into 125ml cold water and mix to a smooth paste then pour into the boiling water.
  7. Continue to whisk for 3 minutes then add the cheddar cheese and season with cracked black pepper to taste.
  8. Pour the sauce over the lasagne sheets. Bake in an oven pre-heated to 190°C/ 375°F/ Gas Mark 5 for 30 to 45 minutes.

CHEF'S TIP

Blitz onions in the food processor. This saves time chopping and blends well into the mince sauce. You can also top the lasagne with some grated parmesan cheese for a real authentic flavour. Serve with a side salad.

NUTRITION INFORMATION

Typical Values

Per 100g

Per Serve (1/10th of recipe)

Reference Intake

% RI*

Energy

599 kJ

143 kcal

1431 kJ

341 kcal

8400 kJ

2000 kcal

17%

Fat

5.4g

12.9g

70g

18%

of which: saturates

2.1g

5.0g

20g

25%

Carbohydrate

14.3g

34.1g

260g

13%

of which: sugars

3.0g

7.1g

90g

8%

Fibre

3.1g

7.4g

-

-

Protein

7.7g

18.5g

50g

37%

Salt

0.55g

1.31g

6g

22%

 

*Reference Intake of an average adult (8400 kJ/2000 kcal).

Based on the stated recipe. Portions should be adjusted for children of different ages.