This Butternut Squash Lasagna recipe is vegetarian, nutritious, and perfect for the cold weather season. It’s also loved by both kids and adults! The squash is simply roasted in the oven, the béchamel sauce comes together quickly on the stove, and no-boil lasagna noodles saves time. This is the kind of dish you will want to make all winter long!

Recipe and photography courtesy of Sarah of The Chef Next Door.

Butternut Squash Lasagna
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Butternut Squash Lasagna
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Servings 12 Prep Time 30minutes
Cook Time 55minutes
Servings 12 Prep Time 30minutes
Cook Time 55minutes
This Butternut Squash Lasagna recipe is vegetarian, nutritious, and perfect for the cold weather season. It's also loved by both kids and adults! The squash is simply roasted in the oven, the béchamel sauce comes together quickly on the stove, and no-boil lasagna noodles saves time. This is the kind of dish you will want to make all winter long! Recipe and photography courtesy of Sarah of The Chef Next Door.

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Mix up your breakfast by roasting butternut squash with warm spices and top with berries, yogurt, and a drizzle of nut butter. One cup of this squash has more potassium than a banana.
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
Mix up your breakfast by roasting butternut squash with warm spices and top with berries, yogurt, and a drizzle of nut butter. One cup of this squash has more potassium than a banana.
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
Ingredients
  • 6 cups cubed butternut squash
  • 1 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 sprigs fresh rosemary, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium vegetable stock
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 1/2 cups 1/2 cup 1% milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
  • 9 no-boil lasagna noodles
  • 2 cups shredded lowfat mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Directions
  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F.
  2. Spread squash on baking sheet. Drizzle with oil and season with rosemary, salt and pepper. Mix well.
  3. Bake 10 minutes, stir, then bake additional 10 minutes, or until tender and edges start to brown.
  4. Cool squash slightly and transfer to a food processor. Add broth and blend until smooth.
  5. Melt butter in saucepan over medium heat. Add flour and whisk 1 minute. Slowly whisk in milk. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer 5 minutes, whisking often, or until sauce thickens. Whisk in nutmeg. Season sauce with salt and pepper, to taste.
  6. Reduce oven heat to 375°F. Spray 13x9-inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Spread 1/3 of the sauce on bottom of baking dish. Top with 3 lasagna noodles. Spread 1/3 of squash puree, sprinkle with 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese and spread 1/3 of the sauce over noodles. Repeat layering 2 times.
  7. Cover baking dish tightly with foil and bake 40 minutes. Sprinkle remaining mozzarella and Parmesan cheese over lasagna and continue baking 15 minutes, uncovered, or until sauce bubbles and top is golden brown. Let rest 15 minutes before serving. Sprinkle with additional chopped rosemary, if desired.
Nutritional Value
Calories: 302 Fat: 13g Cholesterol: 37mg Carbohydrates: 31g Sodium: 459mg Fiber: 2g Protein: 16g Sugar: 11g Calcium: 48% DV Iron: 6% DV
Butternut Squash Lasagna
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Tags , , , ,
Servings 12 Prep Time 30minutes
Cook Time 55minutes
Servings 12 Prep Time 30minutes
Cook Time 55minutes
This Butternut Squash Lasagna recipe is vegetarian, nutritious, and perfect for the cold weather season. It's also loved by both kids and adults! The squash is simply roasted in the oven, the béchamel sauce comes together quickly on the stove, and no-boil lasagna noodles saves time. This is the kind of dish you will want to make all winter long! Recipe and photography courtesy of Sarah of The Chef Next Door.

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Mix up your breakfast by roasting butternut squash with warm spices and top with berries, yogurt, and a drizzle of nut butter. One cup of this squash has more potassium than a banana.
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
Mix up your breakfast by roasting butternut squash with warm spices and top with berries, yogurt, and a drizzle of nut butter. One cup of this squash has more potassium than a banana.
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
Ingredients
  • 6 cups cubed butternut squash
  • 1 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 sprigs fresh rosemary, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium vegetable stock
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 1/2 cups 1/2 cup 1% milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
  • 9 no-boil lasagna noodles
  • 2 cups shredded lowfat mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Directions
  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F.
  2. Spread squash on baking sheet. Drizzle with oil and season with rosemary, salt and pepper. Mix well.
  3. Bake 10 minutes, stir, then bake additional 10 minutes, or until tender and edges start to brown.
  4. Cool squash slightly and transfer to a food processor. Add broth and blend until smooth.
  5. Melt butter in saucepan over medium heat. Add flour and whisk 1 minute. Slowly whisk in milk. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer 5 minutes, whisking often, or until sauce thickens. Whisk in nutmeg. Season sauce with salt and pepper, to taste.
  6. Reduce oven heat to 375°F. Spray 13x9-inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Spread 1/3 of the sauce on bottom of baking dish. Top with 3 lasagna noodles. Spread 1/3 of squash puree, sprinkle with 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese and spread 1/3 of the sauce over noodles. Repeat layering 2 times.
  7. Cover baking dish tightly with foil and bake 40 minutes. Sprinkle remaining mozzarella and Parmesan cheese over lasagna and continue baking 15 minutes, uncovered, or until sauce bubbles and top is golden brown. Let rest 15 minutes before serving. Sprinkle with additional chopped rosemary, if desired.
Nutritional Value
Calories: 302 Fat: 13g Cholesterol: 37mg Carbohydrates: 31g Sodium: 459mg Fiber: 2g Protein: 16g Sugar: 11g Calcium: 48% DV Iron: 6% DV

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