Silverbeet,leek and ricotta lasagne

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Silverbeet, leek and ricotta lasagne

Converted Nadia Lim’s recipe for silverbeet, leek and ricotta lasagne for the Thermomix . We all love this lasagne and have repeated several times as its a much lighter than the mince white sauce version, a simple vegetarian lasagne.

Silverbeet, leek and ricotta lasagne

Tomato sauce

  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 TB thyme
  • 1 TB olive oil
  • 2 1/4 c tomato passata or 2 cans crushed tomatoes
  • 2 TB tomato paste

lasagne

  • 1 leek
  • 1 bunch of silverbeet ( leaves only )
  • 1 TB olive oil
  • 500g ricotta cheese
  • 100g grated parmesan
  • 1/4 tsp salt and pepper
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 400g lasagne sheets
  • 1 1/2 c grated mozzarella
  1. Make sauce in Thermomix by chopping garlic, thyme and onion at speed 7 in TM bowl
  2. Add oil and sauté 3 mins, varoma temp, speed 1
  3. Add tomatoes/ passata and tomato paste to the TM bowl , cook 10 mins, varoma temp, speed 2. Set aside
  4. While sauce is cooking in Thermomix , pan fry the finely sliced leeks with olive oil for 5-6 minutes , then add finely sliced silverbeet to the pan for 2 minutes until wilted , set aside
  5. mix ricotta , parmesan, salt and pepper and nutmeg and add to leek and silverbeet and mix well
  6. Grease baking dish and layer lasagne sheets with tomato sauce , and ricotta vegetable mix , top with mozzarella cheese
  7. bake 25-30 mins 200C.

Delicious and easy!

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