Friday, August 12, 2011

Recipe: Vegan Vegetable Lasagna

Vegan Vegetable Lasagna Ingredients:

3 cups fresh broccoli, steamed and crumbled
1 cup of mushrooms
2 cups fresh spinach leaves
1 small jar artichoke hearts, crumbled (squish them between your fingers)
12 oz vegan mozzarella style cheese, shredded
1 box vegan lasagna noodles (cook 9 noodles to make 3 layers) Double-check the ingredients.
1 jar vegan spaghetti sauce
1 small can black olives

*Crumbled firm tofu is a possible addition


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Boil noodles and prepare all vegetable and cheese as noted above.

Once everything is prepared, assemble the lasagna in a 9x13 baking dish in the following order:

1st spread a layer of sauce over the bottom of the pan to prevent sticking.
- noodles
- sauce
- mushrooms
- artichokes
- broccoli
- spinach leaves (single layer)
- mozzarella
- noodles
- sauce
- black olives

Place on a cookie sheet, in case it drips over, and place in preheated oven for 30 minutes.

Serves: 8-12

Preparation time: about 30 minutes

(original recipe here)