Oven Ready Vegetarian Lasagna

Meatless Monday

OVEN READY VEGETARIAN LASAGNA

New Year’s Day I was looking for something easy and comforting to make for dinner. I stumbled upon a recipe using oven ready lasagna noodles and converted it to a vegetarian version by using Morning Star Crumbles instead of ground beef.  The prep was simple and the results were delicious.  Who thought lasagna could be this easy? 

Vegetarian Lasagna

Oven Ready Vegetarian Lasagna

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Servings: 9

Ingredients

  • 1 - 12 oz pkg of Oven Ready Lasagna Noodles
  • 2 - 15 oz. containers of part skim ricotta cheese
  • 2 or more cups of shredded part skim, mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • 1 jar 24-26 oz of chunky vegetable pasta sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 package of Morning Star or other brand vegetarian crumbles

Instructions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 425
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine Ricotta cheese, 1 cup mozzarella cheese, 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, eggs, and basil. Mix well.
  • 3. In a medium bowl, combine the past sauce, 1 cup water, and crumbles. Mix well.
  • 4. In a 9" x 13" pan, spread approximately 1 1/2 cups of the sauce. Place 1/3 of the noodles over sauce. Spread 1/2 of the cheese mixture over noodles. Top with 1/3 of remaining sauce. Repeat layering once. Top with remaining noodles, then sauce.
  • 5. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Wrap the lasagna tightly with a double layer of foil. Bake for 60 minutes or until the lasagna is fork tender.
  • 6. Let stand 10 minutes sealed in the foil before cutting and serving.

Notes

Oven ready noodles do not need to be boiled before placing in lasagna dish. The sauce in the lasagna will cook the noodles during the baking process.
Please check out our Vegetarian section for a boatload of more yummy recipes as well as our dedicated Veggie board on Pinterest.

VEGETARIAN LASAGNA

About Diana 75 Articles
Diana Jeanne is a creative and crafty mom who has been actively involved with Punky Moms for the last decade. Even though she moved around a lot as a kid she still considers herself a native Californian. She currently lives in Orlando, FL with her teenage son, husband and two Great Danes. She may work an office job but keeps her individuality with her under layer of bleached hair, half sleeves and back tattoos under her cardigan sweaters.

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