SEO TextEnter keyword eg: chicken, entree, easy
Hot Topics on MSN NZ:
Election 2014 Quake near Wellington Dying wish
Decrease font sizeIncrease font sizePrint this
Char-grilled vegetable lasagne


  • 2 red capsicums, seeded, quartered
  • 500g kumara, peeled, thinly sliced
  • 1 large eggplant, thinly sliced
  • 375g packet fresh lasagne sheets
  • 700g jar pasta sauce
  • basil leaves to serve
  • White sauce
  • 60g low fat spread
  • ¼ cup plain flour
  • 2 cups low fat milk
  • 1/3 cup grated low fat cheese
  • Makes 8

Char-grilled vegetable lasagne

  • Serving size: Serves 6
  • Cooking time: More than 1 hour

Preheat oven to moderate, 80°C. Lightly spray an 8 cup baking dish with oil. Preheat a char-grill on high.

Char-grill capsicum, skin-side up for 10 minutes until it blisters and blackens. Cover capsicum pieces in plastic wrap for 10 minutes. Peel away skin. Cut flesh into strips.

Char-grill kumara and eggplant for 2-3 minutes each side, until tender. Set aside until required.

White sauce

Meanwhile, melt spread in a medium saucepan on high. Stir in flour and cook for 1 minute. Remove from heat. Gradually whisk in milk until smooth. Return to heat and cook, stirring, for 5-6 minutes, until sauce boils and thickens. Season to taste. Remove from heat and stir cheese through.

Place a lasagne sheet on the base of prepared dish, trimming to fit. Spread over half pasta sauce. Layer with half vegetables.

Cover with a second lasagne sheet, remaining pasta sauce and vegetables. Top with a final lasagne sheet. Spread over white sauce.

Cover loosely with foil and bake for 25 minutes. Remove foil and bake, uncovered, for a further 15-20 minutes until golden. Set aside 5 minutes before serving topped with fresh basil leaves.

Top tip

Leftover lasagne sheets can be frozen for up to 3 months. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap to prevent freezer burn.

User comments

Write a comment
Email: *
Your email will not be shared with any third parties or published with your comment.
Nickname: *
Location: *

Maximum characters 1000

Comment guidelines
Avoid using:
  • Personal attacks
  • Irrelevant comments
  • HTML tags
  • Personal information
  • Offensive language
See full comment guidelines
Comment guidelines X
Thank you for sharing your opinions with other users of NineMSN. People will find your comments more helpful if you include relevant information and avoid some common pitfalls.
Please note: All reviews and comments submitted are subject to moderation, NineMSN reserves the right to alter and / or remove any content that does not comply with usage guidelines.
What to include in your comment:
  • A title that briefly summarizes the opinion expressed in the comment.
  • Additional comments adding more detail.
  • Comparisons to other similar products, if this is relevant.
  • To create a new paragraph, press the Enter key twice.
What not to include:
  • Information that will quickly go out of date.
  • Comments on other comments or commenters.
  • Language that other users may find offensive.
  • comments of one sentence or less. Provide information to support your opinion.
  • Personal information like your email address or telephone number.
  • HTML coding. Tags like <b> or <i> will not be recognized.

Not sure what you'd like to cook tonight? Why not browse our various categories to help you get inspired...

Chicken Seafood Taste recipes Dinner parties New Zealand Low-fat Easy Quick Baking Salmon Vegetarian Low-cost

The Food TruckMike van de Elzen from The Food Truck has shared some of his healthy international dishes.
Dinner partyWe can help you plan what to cook with our dinner party menu planner.