This rich and creamy mouth-watering lasagna is extra cheesy and has layers of roasted asparagus and mushrooms smothered in a blend of 3 cheeses. Ideal for large families or entertaining friends. Split the recipe using 2 smaller casserole dishes, and freeze one to enjoy at a later date.


Recipe Summary

35 mins
10 mins
1 hr 25 mins
40 mins
1 9x13-inch baking dish


Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).

  • Toss asparagus, mushrooms, and 2 tablespoons olive oil in a bowl to coat. Transfer to a baking sheet.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until browned, about 10 minutes. Reduce oven heat to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  • Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in milk, salt, black pepper, and cloves. Bring to a boil, whisking constantly, until thickened, about 2 minutes. Remove sauce from heat and whisk in water.

  • Combine remaining olive oil, onions, and garlic in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir until tender, about 3 minutes. Add roasted asparagus and mushrooms.

  • Coat a large, deep baking dish with cooking spray. Layer noodles, 1/4 of the sauce, 1/3 of the asparagus mixture, 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese, 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese, and 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese. Repeat layers twice more, followed by a top layer of noodles, 1/4 of the sauce, 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese, 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese, and 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese. Cover the baking pan with aluminum foil.

  • Bake in the hot oven for 40 minutes. Uncover and bake until heated through, 10 to 15 minutes more.

  • Set oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and turn the oven's broiler to high. Broil the lasagna until brown and crisp on top, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from the oven and let stand for 10 to 15 minutes before serving.


Cook's Note:

I use marble Cheddar cheese.

Nutrition Facts

510 calories; protein 29.4g; carbohydrates 53.2g; fat 22.6g; cholesterol 52.8mg; sodium 597.5mg. Full Nutrition