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Hearty Vegetable Lasagna

Posted in : Italian on by : Daphne


1 (16 oz) package lasagna noodles1 lb fresh mushrooms, sliced3/4 cup chopped green bell pepper3/4 cup chopped onion2 (26 oz) jars pasta sauce1 tsp dried basil3 cloves garlic, minced2 tbs vegetable oil1 (15 oz) container part-skim ricotta cheese4 cups shredded mozzarella cheese2 eggs1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese


Cook the lasagna noodles in a large pot of boiling water for 10 minutes, or until al dente. Rinse with cold water, and drain.
In a large saucepan, cook and stir mushrooms, green peppers, onion, and garlic in oil. Stir in pasta sauce and basil; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes.
Mix together ricotta, 2 cups mozzarella cheese, and eggs.
Preheat oven to 350 F (175 C). Spread 1 cup tomato sauce into the bottom of a greased 9×13 inch baking dish. Layer 1/2 each, lasagna noodles, ricotta mix, sauce, and Parmesan cheese. Repeat layering, and top with remaining 2 cups mozzarella cheese.
Bake, uncovered, for 40 minutes. Let stand 15 minutes before serving.