To "Root For" Vegetable Lasagna

Summary

Yield
Servings
SourceJr Iron Chef Vermont: The Pantry Prowling Panthers
Prep time15 minutes
Cooking time45 minutes
Total time1 hour

Description

Packed with veggies and flavor!  This vegetarian lasagna is sure to delight the whole family.

Ingredients

1 1/2 cup
broccoli (diced)
1 1/2 cup
butternut squash (diced)
1 1/2 cup
sweet potato (diced)
1 1/2 cup
carrots (diced)
1 1/2 cup
zucchini (diced)
1 1/2 cup
celery (diced)
1 cup
red pepper (diced)
1/2 cup
shallots (diced)
1/4 cup
garlic (finely diced)
2 packages
spaghetti sauce
5 cups
mozzarella cheese (shredded)
2 cups
ricotta
1/2 cup
parmesan cheese
   
lasagna noodles
1/4 cup
olive oil
1 tablespoon
cumin
1 teaspoon
salt
1/2 tablespoon
black pepper

Instructions

Heat up the oil. Combine the first 9 ingredients, and cumin, and cook for about 10 minutes, mixing well. Add garlic and cook for about 2 more minutes. Put aside. Cover the 9X13 aluminum pan with spaghetti sauce. Boil the noodles until done. Cover the bottom of the pan with noodles. Apply half of the sautéed vegetables completely covering the noodles. Next, apply the spaghetti sauce, followed by 2 cups of ricotta cheese, and a cup of mozzarella cheese.  Again, spread the noodles over the cheese, then the rest of vegetables, then sauce, then 3 cups of mozzarella and 1/2 of Parmesan cheese. Bake for 30-45 minutes, until the noodles are cooked.