Gluten and Dairy-Free Lasagna

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
30 min 2 h 30 min 10
Gluten and Dairy-Free Lasagna
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454 gm Beef, ground, extra lean (or chickpeas, tempeh, for sauce)
2 tbsp Ghee (for sauce)
1 medium Yellow onion (chopped, for sauce)
3 clove(s) Garlic (minced, for sauce)
1 can(28oz) Crushed tomatoes canned (for sauce)
1/2 cup Water (for sauce)
3 medium Carrots (sliced, for sauce)
1 cup Cremini (Italian) mushroom (sliced, for sauce)
1 tbsp, leaves Basil, dried (for sauce)
1 tbsp Oregano, dried (for sauce)
2 cup Cashew nuts, raw (soaked, for "ricotta")
1 tbsp Lemon juice (for "ricotta")
1 tbsp Nutritional yeast (for "ricotta")
1/4 cup Water (for "ricotta")
1/2 tsp Sea Salt (for "ricotta")
1 package (227g) Lasagna noodle, gluten-free, dry


1. For the Blognese Sauce:

  • If using beans, rinse and set aside.
  • If using beef, sauté until lightly browned over medium heat and set aside.
  • If using tempeh, process until fine ground in your food processor and set aside.

2. In a large sauce pan heat your oil and sauté onions and garlic for about 5 minutes. Add tomato puree, water meat or beans, carrots, and mushrooms. Cover and simmer for 35- 50 minutes, until carrots are tender and sauce has a slight sweet taste.

3. Simmer uncover until desired thickness is achieved. Add basil, oregano, and salt. Adjust flavours as needed. Serve hot or allow to cool, transfer to jars leaving room for expansion, and freeze for later use.

4. For the Cashew Ricotta:

  • Blend all ingredients in your high speed blender or food processor.
  • Scrape down the sides as needed to get a smooth, but thick texture.

5. To Assemble:

  • Preheat oven to 350. In an 12 x 8 baking dish, begin with an approximately 1 inch layer of sauce.
  • Press sauce with back of spatula.
  • Top the sauce with an even layer of noodles.

6. Over the noodles, spread a ¼ - ⅓ inch layer of the cashew cheese.

7. Repeat the layering, ending with a layer of cashew cheese.

8. Place in oven and bake uncovered for 30-35 minutes, until the top is slightly browned.

9. Remove and allow to rest for 10 minutes before slicing and serving.




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Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 359
Calories from fat 149
Calories from saturated fat 40
Total Fat 16.6 g
Saturated Fat 4.5 g
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 8.4 g
Cholesterol 35 mg
Sodium 311 mg
Potassium 726 mg
Total Carbohydrate 35 g
Dietary Fiber 4.3 g
Sugars 7.1 g
Protein 19.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 0.9
Meat 0.5
Meat Alternative 0.9
Vegetables 1.2

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