Le Veneziane Plant Based Rainbow Lasagne
To make this recipe vegan simply substitute the pesto, bechamel and cheese for vegan alternatives.
  • 250g Le Veneziane Gluten Free Lasagne Sheets
  • 250g Passata
For the purple layer
  • 0.5Medium red oniondiced
  • 4Medium Steamed Beetrootgrated
  • 1Tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
  • 0.5Clove garliccrushed
  • 1Tablespoon Ketchup
  • 200g Passata
For the orange layer
  • 1Large Yellow Peppersliced into large chunks
  • 400g Butternut Squashcubed
  • 0.5Medium Brown Oniondiced
  • 2Tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
For the green layer
  • 1Tsp Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1Large Courgettegrated
  • 3Tbsp Pesto
For the top
  • 350g Gluten free Bechamel saucewe love Sacla Vegan White Sauce, it is vegan and gluten free
  • 150g Mozzarellaor dairy free cheese alternative, we love the brand Sheese
  • 100g Strong Cheddaror dairy free cheese alternative, we love the brand Sheese
  • 6 Fresh basil leaves
Make the purple layer
  1. Heat the oil in a frying pan, add the chopped onion and fry for 5 minutes. Add the grated beetroot, fry for a further 5 minutes. Add the passata and ketchup and gently heat through.
Make the orange layer
  1. Add the butternut and onion to a baking dish, drizzle with olive oil. Bake at 180oC for 25 minutes until golden brown. Once cooled blitz in a food processor into a smooth paste.
Make the green layer
  1. Fry the grated courgette in olive oil for 8-10 minutes. Stir through the pesto.
Construct the lasagne
  1. In a lasagne dish, start by adding a layer of passata to the base of the dish.
  2. Add a layer of lasagne sheets.
  3. Add a layer of the beetroot mixture, top with lasagne sheets.
  4. Add a layer of passata, top with lasagne sheets.
  5. Add the orange layer.
  6. Add a layer of lasange sheets, passata, more pasta sheets, then your green layer.
  7. Add a final layer of lasagne sheets.
  8. Top with bechamel, sliced mozarella, grated cheddar and fresh basil.
  9. Bake in the oven for 30 minutes at 180oC, or until golden and bubbling. Slice to reveal the rainbow!