Recipe: Hearty Vegetarian Lasagna Perfect for Family Dinners

There’s something incredibly comforting about a freshly baked lasagna, especially when it’s packed with vibrant vegetables and rich, creamy cheese. This hearty vegetarian lasagna recipe is one I stumbled upon during a chilly autumn evening when I craved something warm, comforting, but also nutritious. Perfect for vegetarians and meat-eaters alike, this recipe is a hit for anyone looking for a satisfying, easy, and delicious dinner option.

Recipe: Hearty Vegetarian Lasagna Perfect for Family Dinners

Whether you’re cooking for a weeknight meal or preparing a dish for a gathering, this vegetarian lasagna promises to win hearts and satisfy hunger with its layers of flavor.
Ingredients
  • 9 lasagna noodles
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 zucchini, chopped
  • 1 bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 cups fresh spinach
  • 2 1/2 cups marinara sauce
  • 15 ounces ricotta cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
Prepare the Vegetables

Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic, and cook until soft. Stir in zucchini, bell pepper, and mushrooms; cook until they are slightly tender. Finally, add the spinach and cook until wilted. Season with salt and pepper.

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Prepare the Cheese Mixture

In a bowl, mix the ricotta cheese, egg, half the mozzarella, and Italian seasoning until well combined. Set aside.

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Assemble the Lasagna

Preheat your oven to 375 F (190 C). Spread a thin layer of marinara sauce at the bottom of a 9×13 inch baking dish. Arrange 3 lasagna noodles over the sauce. Spread half of the vegetable mixture over the noodles, followed by half of the cheese mixture. Repeat layers, ending with a final layer of noodles and marinara sauce. Sprinkle the remaining mozzarella and the Parmesan cheese on top.

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Bake the Lasagna

Cover the dish with aluminum foil and bake for 25 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for another 25 minutes, or until the top is golden and bubbly. Let it cool for 10 minutes before serving.

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Final words

There you have it, a delicious and hearty vegetarian lasagna that’s sure to please everyone at the table. It’s a wonderful way to incorporate a variety of vegetables into a meal that feels indulgent yet is packed full of goodness. Thank you so much for following along with this recipe. I hope it brings warmth and joy to your dining table. Don’t forget to explore more vegetarian delights on our site. Happy cooking!

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