Vegetarian Black Bean Lasagna

by | Jun 26, 2023 | 2 comments

AuthorTessaCategory, DifficultyBeginner

This is not your regular lasagne! Packed with vegetables, this recipe is just as hearty and satisfying! Great for leftovers for the following days or to freeze in portions. Serve with a green leafy salad.

Yields6 Servings
Prep Time30 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time1 hr
Ingredients
 1 tbsp butter or olive oil
 2 cups pumpkin cut into 1 cm x 1 cm cubes
 2 cups ricotta cheese
 2 cups baby spinach diced
 1 brown onion peeled and diced
 2 cloves garlic minced
 4 mushrooms sliced
 1 tin diced tomatoes
 2 tbsp tomato paste
 2 tins black beans
 cracked Changing Habits Pepper to taste
 1/2 cup grated cheese
 2 large potatoes peeled and sliced into very thin slices lengthways
 handful fresh basil
Directions
1

Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.

2

Heat a fry pan over a medium heat.

3

Add oil and diced pumpkin.

4

Stir until the pumpkin becomes soft and begins to brown. Remove and place in a bowl.

5

Add ricotta and chopped baby spinach into the bowl with the pumpkin, season with salt and pepper and mix well. Set aside.

6

Using the same pan, Sautee the onion, garlic and mushrooms until soft and fragrant.

7

Add the black beans, diced tomatoes and tomato paste, mix well.

8

Add the vegetable stock, cumin and chilli powder. Season with extra salt and pepper if needed.

9

Remove and cool.

10

Peel and slice the potatoes lengthways as thin as possible. set aside.

11

In a baking dish, spoon a layer of the black bean mixture into the bottom, top with potato slices and a layer of the ricotta and pumpkin mixture. Repeat this step again, and finish with a layer of the black bean mixture.

12

Sprinkle with the grated cheese and bake for approximately 30 minutes.

13

Remove, garnish with fresh basil and serve with a side salad. Enjoy!

Ingredients

Ingredients
 1 tbsp butter or olive oil
 2 cups pumpkin cut into 1 cm x 1 cm cubes
 2 cups ricotta cheese
 2 cups baby spinach diced
 1 brown onion peeled and diced
 2 cloves garlic minced
 4 mushrooms sliced
 1 tin diced tomatoes
 2 tbsp tomato paste
 2 tins black beans
 cracked Changing Habits Pepper to taste
 1/2 cup grated cheese
 2 large potatoes peeled and sliced into very thin slices lengthways
 handful fresh basil

Directions

Directions
1

Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.

2

Heat a fry pan over a medium heat.

3

Add oil and diced pumpkin.

4

Stir until the pumpkin becomes soft and begins to brown. Remove and place in a bowl.

5

Add ricotta and chopped baby spinach into the bowl with the pumpkin, season with salt and pepper and mix well. Set aside.

6

Using the same pan, Sautee the onion, garlic and mushrooms until soft and fragrant.

7

Add the black beans, diced tomatoes and tomato paste, mix well.

8

Add the vegetable stock, cumin and chilli powder. Season with extra salt and pepper if needed.

9

Remove and cool.

10

Peel and slice the potatoes lengthways as thin as possible. set aside.

11

In a baking dish, spoon a layer of the black bean mixture into the bottom, top with potato slices and a layer of the ricotta and pumpkin mixture. Repeat this step again, and finish with a layer of the black bean mixture.

12

Sprinkle with the grated cheese and bake for approximately 30 minutes.

13

Remove, garnish with fresh basil and serve with a side salad. Enjoy!

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2 Comments

  1. Maureen

    Hi Tessa
    This Vegetarian Blackbean Lasagne recipe looks sensational! Just wish to ask if the two tins of black beans should be drained before adding to the mixture?
    Thank you.

    Reply
    • Tessa

      Hi Maureen, yes drained but not rinsed! 🙂

      Reply

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