Black bean lasagne

    Black bean lasagne

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    1hr20min


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    About this recipe: A lot of vegetarian lasagne recipes are full of veg, which is great, but you miss out on the protein. Here, black beans take centre stage in a tasty lasagne that will win over vegetarians and carnivores alike!

    Ingredients
    Serves: 8 

    • 9 lasagne sheets
    • 575g ricotta cheese
    • 1 egg
    • 1 onion, chopped
    • 1/2 green pepper, chopped
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 2 (400g) tins black beans
    • 425g passata
    • 225g grated mozzarella cheese

    Method
    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr20min 

    1. In a large pot of lightly salted boiling water, cook the lasagne sheets 10 minutes, until al dente, and drain.
    2. In a bowl, blend the ricotta cheese and egg, and set aside. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Lightly grease a 3-litre baking dish.
    3. Using a little oil or cooking spray, saute the onion, green pepper and garlic until tender. Mash 1 tin of black beans. Stir mashed black beans, whole black beans and passata into frying pan, and cook until heated through.
    4. Arrange 3 lasagne sheets in the bottom of the prepared baking dish, and layer with 1/3 each of the ricotta mixture, black bean mixture and mozzarella cheese. Repeat twice.
    5. Bake 40 to 45 minutes in the preheated oven. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

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