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Roasted Vegetable Lasagne

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Ingredients
  Eggplant 1 Large, cubed
  Zucchini 2 , cubed
  Sweet pepper 1 Large, cubed (Red / Green)
  Carrots 2 Large, diced
  Olive oil/Canola oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onions 2 Large, coarsely chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), finely chopped
  Canned crushed tomatoes 28 Ounce (1 Can)
  Tomato paste 2 Tablespoon
  Low sodium tomato sauce 8 Ounce (1 Can)
  Dried rosemary 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lasagna noodles 10 Ounce (9 Thick Or 12 Narrow Ones)
  Part skim ricotta cheese 15 Ounce (1 Container)
  Egg white 1
  Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Part skim mozzarella cheese 3 Ounce, sliced
  Grated parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Prepare Ingredients required.
2. Preheat the oven to 450°F.

MAKING
3. In a large nonstick roasting pan, toss eggplant, zucchini, sweet pepper, and carrots with 1 tablespoon oil.
4. Roast the vegetables in the preheated oven for 45 minutes, sautéing occasionally, until evenly browned and tender. Remove from the oven.
5. Reduce oven temperature to 350°F.
In the mean time, in a skillet heat remaining oil over moderate heat
6. Sauté onions and garlic for about 5 minutes until soft and translucent.
7. Tip in tomatoes, tomato paste, tomato sauce, and herbs.
8. Simmer sauce for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until it has thickened.
Simultaneously, boil the lasagne in boiling salted water cooking it until barely tender.
9. Drain, refresh and leave to drain in a colander.
10. In a small bowl, combine ricotta cheese, egg white, and parsley.
11. In a 13-inch by 9-inch baking dish, ladle and spread 1/4 of the tomato sauce
12. Layer 1/3 of the lasagne over the sauce.Spoon half of the ricotta mixture over the pasta and layer the roasted vegetables on top and then again 1/3 of the remaining sauce over it.
13. Repeat the layering
14. Spread the remaining sauce over the final layer of pasta and scatter the mozzarella and Parmesan cheese on the very top.
15. Bake for about 45 minutes until the sauce is bubbly and the cheese has melted.

SERVING
16. Cut into serving size portions and serve straight from the baking dish on to the plates at the table.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Lasagna
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pasta
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
105 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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