This veggie lasagna features layers of butternut squash with fresh herbs and tomatoes and lots of cheese.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
1 hr 10 mins
total:
1 hr 20 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Spray a 13x9-inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray; set aside. Cook lasagna noodles according to package directions; drain.

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  • Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat; cook onion and garlic 3 minutes, stirring frequently.

  • Add squash, crushed tomatoes, tomato sauce, basil, rosemary, balsamic vinegar and sugar. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Simmer 12 minutes or until squash is tender.

  • Remove from heat. Lightly mash squash with a potato masher.

  • Stir together ricotta, egg and 2 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese in a medium bowl; set aside.

  • Layer 4 lasagna noodles, 1/3 sauce, 1/3 ricotta mixture and 1/3 mozzarella cheese.

  • Repeat 2 more times ending with ricotta and mozzarella.

  • Cover with foil. Bake 45 minutes. Remove foil. Sprinkle with remaining 2 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese. Bake, uncovered, 10 minutes or until cheese is lightly browned.

  • Remove from oven. Let rest 5 to 10 minutes. Sprinkle with additional chopped basil before serving, if desired.

Tips

VARIATION: To make Butternut Sausage Lasagna, prepare recipe as directed above except add 1 lb. mild Italian sausage, casings removed, in step 2. Cook over medium-high heat 4 to 5 minutes or until sausage is no longer pink, stirring to break up sausage; drain if needed.

Nutrition Facts

383 calories; protein 20.2g 40% DV; carbohydrates 45.7g 15% DV; fat 14.1g 22% DV; cholesterol 52.6mg 18% DV; sodium 802.8mg 32% DV. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 3 stars
08/09/2016
It was a lot of effort for less-than-amazing results. I normally adore all things squash but felt like the flavors weren't a good fit for each other. I doubt I'll make this again. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
08/09/2016
It was a lot of effort for less-than-amazing results. I normally adore all things squash but felt like the flavors weren't a good fit for each other. I doubt I'll make this again. Read More
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Rating: 2 stars
03/02/2017
I agree with the other review it is a lot of effort Probably will not make it again Read More