Frugal Vegetarian LasagneNeed a break from meat?

If you are after a Frugal Vegetarian Lasagne then this is the recipe for you. Very easy and cheap to make, the whole family will love it!

If you are after a Frugal Vegetarian Lasagne then this is the recipe for you.

Very easy and cheap to make, the whole family will love it!

Frugal Vegetarian Lasagne

serves
6
time needed
prep cook
ingredients
19
difficulty
medium
rating (click to rate)
2.6 based on 10 ratings, click to rate

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch Spinach chopped
  • 1/4 cup Vegetable Stock
  • 2 tsp Crushed Garlic
  • 420 grams Crushed Tomatoes
  • 250 grams Mushrooms Sliced
  • 2 Zucchini Sliced
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Dried Oregano
  • 2 tbsp Tomato Paste
  • 2 tsp Dried Basil
  • 1 Brown Onion chopped
  • 1 Packet Wholemeal Lasagne Sheets

Cheese Sauce

  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 2 tbsp Plain Flour
  • 2 cups Cheese (cheddar) Grated
  • 2 cups Skim Milk
  • 1/2 cup Cream
  • 1 Nutmeg


Method

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees.
  2. Heat the oil and fry the onion and garlic for three minutes.
  3. Add the tomatoes, tomato paste, mushrooms, zucchini and simmer for another three minutes.
  4. Add basil, oregano, spinach and stock - simmer for 10 minutes on low heat.
  5. Make up the cheese sauce using only 1/2 cup of the cheese.
  6. Layer the lasagne sheets, vegetable sauce and cheese sauce and finish with noodles on top.
  7. Pour the remaining cheese sauce on top and top with the leftover cheese.
  8. Drizzle with the cream and bake for 25 minutes at 200 degrees.

To make the cheese sauce:

  1. Melt the butter until bubbling, add the flour and make a paste.
  2. Slowly add the milk whisking all the time.
  3. Gently heat the mixture and add the cheese and cream - remove from the heat when it thickens and add the nutmeg.

Notes

Recipe Hints and Tips:

  • Frugal Vegetarian Lasagne can be frozen.  Let cool to room temperature.  Cut into slices and place in aluminum trays with sealed lids.  Mark the contents and the date on top.  This recipe can be frozen for up to three months.

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