Is There a Lasagna Recipe That Doesn't Involve Meat?


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A highly-rated recipe for vegetarian lasagna is available on Allrecipes.com. This recipe takes approximately one hour and 40 minutes to make. To begin, preheat your oven to 350 F.

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Is There a Lasagna Recipe That Doesn't Involve Meat?
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Cook one 16-ounce package of lasagna noodles until al dente, then rinse the noodles with cold water and drain. In a large saucepan, heat 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil, then add in 1 pound of fresh mushrooms, 3/4 cups of chopped green bell pepper, 3/4 cups of chopped onion and 3 cloves of minced garlic. After the vegetables are cooked, stir in two 26-ounce jars of pasta sauce and 1 teaspoon of dried basil and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and let the mixture simmer for 15 minutes.

In a separate bowl, mix together one 15-ounce container of part-skim ricotta cheese, 2 cups of shredded mozzarella cheese and 2 eggs, then set aside. Grease the bottom of a 9" x 13" baking pan. Spread one cup of tomato sauce on the bottom of the pan. Layer half of each the lasagna noodles, then the ricotta mixture, then the sauce mixture and 1/4 cup of Parmesan cheese. Repeat the layers with the remaining ingredients and 1/4 cup of Parmesan cheese. Top the lasagna with 2 cups of mozzarella cheese.

Bake the lasagna uncovered for 40 minutes. Let it sit for 15 minutes before serving.

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