Fallsagna – Fall Vegetable Lasagna

Published On October 7, 2013 | By Christa Schueler | Food, Recipes

Happy Monday Recess readers! Okay, so Monday isn’t everyone’s favorite day of the week but maybe your mind will be changed when you see this great Fall recipe from The Organized Cook: Fallsagna. What’s Fallsagna, you may ask? Well, it’s a Fall vegetable lasagna that is super delicious, easy to make and is ideal for cooler weather. Since it’s meat -free, Fallsagna is perfect on Meatless Monday!

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Ingredients:

    • zucchini & yellow squash- 1, sliced into 1/8 inch slices
    • fresh baby spinach lettuce- 12 oz.
    • lasagna pasta- 1 lb (use corn tortillas for a gluten-free version)
    • olive oil- 3 tablespoons
    • butter- 1 tablespoon
    • minced garlic- 1 teaspoon
    • fresh or dried parsley- 1 teaspoon, or use Herb Ice Cubes
***For Sauce use 1 jar alfredo sauce or mix together:
    • ricotta cheese- 8 oz.
    • Parmesan cheese- 1 cup
    • 1 egg

Directions:

  • Boil pasta in salted water until tender.
  • Heat olive oil, butter and garlic and herbs in heated or non-stick skillet.
  • Saute zucchini and squash in oil and butter until slightly soft, approximately 3 minutes.
  • Add spinach and saute until reduced, approximately 3 more minutes.
  • Drain pasta.
  • Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Drop a spoonful of sauce in the bottom of the casserole pan, then place layer of pasta noodles on the bottom over the sauce.
  • Add a layer of vegetables on top of the pasta.
  • Add a layer of cheese sauce over the vegetables.
  • Keep layering noodles, vegetable and sauce, then cover completely with a layer of noodles topped with some sauce and sprinkled with shredded Parmesan cheese.
  • Bake until brown and cooked thoroughly, approximately 40 minutes.

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UNLV graduate, wife, mother of three, blogger and aspiring novelist, Christa Schueler brings her writing, editing and research skills to Recess. As an advocate for education and health reform and a 25 year Las Vegas resident, Christa understands the need for providing a platform and a "voice" for women in Southern Nevada. Despite Las Vegas being one of the fastest growing cities in the country, Christa has seen continual lack of community connection and strives to change that. Now, she's joined the sandbox revolution!

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