When you’ve got a family to feed, we’ve got a quick and easy call to dinnertime with this vegan veggie lasagna!
A quick and easy meal made to perfection, this vegan veggie lasagna will be a treat to your taste buds. Loaded with vegetables and satisfying for the bellies of the whole family, this is the meal your children will rave over. Serve with a side salad. Fresh, healthy, and delicious.
Serves approximately six people
- 5 medium-large zucchinis; thinly sliced lengthwise
- 3 ½ lbs. sliced button mushrooms
- 1 package vegan lasagna sheet pasta (opt. Alternative: thinly sliced eggplant--lengthwise)
- 2 packages extra firm tofu, drained and padded dry
- 1/3 cup nutritional yeast
- 1 teaspoon garlic, finely chopped
- 1 ½ tablespoon lemon juice
- 2 teaspoons fresh oregano
- 2 teaspoons fresh Italian seasoning
- 3 cups vegan marinara sauce
- ½ cup fresh basil
- 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon black ground cracked pepper
- 1 cup vegan cheese
*optional cashew ricotta
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit
- Next, arrange the prepared and sliced zucchini, mushrooms, tofu (and eggplant) in a baking sheet pan and sprinkle salt, pepper, and spices of your choosing
- Prepare to roast the vegetables for approximately 25 minutes until the veggies are slightly golden brown and tender
- Remove the vegetables from the oven and reduce the heat to about 350 degrees Fahrenheit
- To make the tofu filling, crumble apart the tofu very finely in a large mixing bowl
- Simply add the nutritional yeast, lemon juice, 1 tablespoon olive oil, garlic, oregano, and Italian spices, ½ tsp of salt and ½ tsp cracked pepper to the bowl and thoroughly mix
- Oil pan lightly
- Next, begin to spread ½ cup of the vegan marinara sauce over the bottom of the dish
- Arrange the lasagna (and/or eggplant) slices over the marinara sauce and then top the noodles or slices of eggplant with only half of your roasted veggies (and any other desired choice of vegetable).
- Top the tofu mixture over the roasted veggies and spread
- Repeat the steps to layer your dish: arrange the noodles and/or eggplant slices, then add 1 C vegan marinara sauce over the tofu filling (and/or cashew ricotta) and desired cheese and cover the sauce with the leftover veggies and tofu.
- The last layer should be the remaining lasagna noodles or eggplant slices with the vegan marinara sauce on top
- Add any additional spices you wish
- Bake the lasagna for approximately 35 minutes or until noodles are done (timing for the eggplant will be much short, probably less than half the time if it’s without pasta)
- Once it’s finished, bring your oven to a soft broil and add the rest of your vegan cheese and put in the oven for 2–3 minutes.
- Take out of the oven and sprinkle the basil over the top of the lasagna
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