No Pasta Lasagne

Cooking time45 mins
Serves2-4 people
Gluten-free diets

Having a low-carb day, or just fancy a change from pasta? Then courgettes to your rescue for you my friend. This fresh, organic Mediterranean style recipe is yummy and healthy. Hurrah.

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Ingredients

  • A jar of tomato pasta sauce, or make your own*
  • 2-3 courgettes
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper
  • A lemon
  • A good-sized hunk of parmesan
  • A few handfuls of fresh basil
  • Two balls of fresh mozzarella
  • A handful of pinenuts (optional)
  • Olive Oil

*To make your own sauce: Fry finely diced onion in olive oil till tender. Add two or three chopped garlic cloves. Season. Sizzle for a mo. Add a tin of tomatoes, bubble it for a few mins. Add a glug of balsamic vinegar. Bubble again. Fold in fresh herbs

Method

1. Dollop a few spoonfuls of sauce in the bottom of a lasagne dish. Top with overlapping ribbons of courgette (use your veg peeler).
2. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, lemon juice and zest. Scatter with grated parmesan and basil and torn mozzarella. Repeat. Repeat again, but skip the courgettes.
3. Top with pinenuts. Season. Bake in a 180°C/Gas 4 oven until golden, 20-30 mins.
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