Butternut Squash Lasagna

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Butternut Pumpkin Lasagne

Servings : 8
Course : Main Course

Ingredients

  • 1 medium butternut pumpkin, peeled and cut into 2-3 cm chunks
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper and sea salt
  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 4 sprigs rosemary
  • 25 g butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 red capsicum, diced
  • 200 g spinach leaves
  • 1 tin (400g) chopped tomatoes or jar of passata
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 packet Loprofin Lasagne
  • 1 jar ready to use white/bechamel sauce (or Basic White Sauce Recipe)
  • Low protein cheese
  • Basil leaves, to garnish

Method

  • Preheat oven to 200°C.
  • Peel the butternut pumpkin, slice in half, and scoop out the seeds. Cut into 2-3 centimetre chunks.
  • Toss the butternut pumpkin with the olive oil, salt and pepper.
  • Spread out on a baking tray and roast for 25-35 minutes, turning once or twice, until pumpkin is browned and tender.
  • For the sauce, fry the garlic and onion in the butter on a high heat. Add the capsicum and cook for 5 minutes over a medium heat.
  • Add the spinach and chopped tomatoes or passata and allow to simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add the baked pumpkin into the tomato sauce and season with balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper.
  • Follow Basic White Sauce recipe to make white sauce, or use ready-to-use jar.
  • Spoon approximately one third of the tomato mixture over the base of an ovenproof dish and cover with a layer of Loprofin Lasagne sheets, then cover with a layer of white sauce.
  • Repeat the layers, finishing with Loprofin Lasagne, then cover with white sauce.
  • Top with low protein cheese, garnish with basil leaves and drizzle with olive oil.
  • Cover with aluminium foil and bake for 20 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for another 10 minutes until bubbling and pasta is cooked . Allow the lasagne to rest a little before serving.

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