Food

Easy Vegan Lasagna {Recipe}

This three-cheese layered dish is a quintessential slice of Italian comfort.

Using vegan parmesan, ricotta, and mozzarella, NYC Vegan: Iconic Recipes for a Taste of the Big Apple shows us how to get this gooey, cheesy deliciousness right in our very own kitchen.

Serves 8

What You Need:

1 tablespoon salt
12 lasagna noodles
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1 medium onion, cut into ¼-inch pieces
1 clove garlic, minced
1 pound fresh spinach, rinsed
3 cups marinara sauce
3½ cups non-dairy ricotta
½ cup shredded non-dairy mozzarella cheese
¼ cup non-dairy parmesan

What You Do:

1. Lightly oil baking sheet and set aside. Into a large pot of boiling water, add salt and lasagna noodles and cook for 6 minutes. Drain noodles and arrange individually on baking sheet.

2. In a large skillet, warm oil. Add onion and sauté for 5 minutes, then add garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Add spinach in batches until wilted. Drain and set aside.

3. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a lightly oiled baking dish, spread ¾ cup tomato sauce, then add 3 lasagna noodles. Spread ⅓ ricotta over noodles and add ⅓ of spinach mixture. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons mozzarella over mixture, then add 1 tablespoon of parmesan. Repeat two more times. Top last layer of noodles with remaining sauce, mozzarella, and parmesan.

4. Cover pan with aluminum foil and bake for 35 minutes. Remove foil and cook 10 more minutes. Serve warm.

Photo courtesy of Jackie Sobon

More Food

Vegan Buckwheat Breakfast Cakes with Cashew-Maple Cream {Recipe}

Say goodbye to traditional pancakes, and hello to buckwheat.
Read More »

How to Choose the Healthiest Veggie Burger for You

Whether you’re at the grocery store, a restaurant, or at home, we’re here to help you enjoy the healthiest veggie burgers possible.
Read More »

Vegan Mermaid Orecchiette {Recipe}

This easy Italian will have you saying “mangia!”
Read More »

Vegan Mint Chocolate Meltaways {Recipe}

Luscious melt-in-your-mouth chocolate and a sweet kiss of peppermint make this the ultimate kiss-friendly treat.
Read More »

Vegan Chocolate Cake {Recipe}

Cruelty-free chocolate cake with raspberries is pretty much the best thing ever.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »