If it's a Barefoot Contessa dish, you know it's got to be good and this recipe does not disappoint. The resulting lasagna will have your guests crying, "OMG this is amazing!" It's rich, cheesy, creamy, and just plain delicious. The chunky portobellos are so meaty, even carnivores will enjoy this hearty meal. It's a one-pan dinner that's perfect for cooler weather, so get the technique after the jump.
Rather than layering sheets of pasta with sauce and cheese, present the noodles as individual-sized roll-ups, each stuffed with its own helping of ricotta, wilted spinach, and marinara, and topped off with melted mozzarella.
Don't be afraid to modify the recipe to your liking: make the dish worthy of weekend cooking by incorporating homemade tomato sauce and fresh cheese, or add in sausage crumbles if you're looking to up the protein. Want the recipe? Then keep reading.
The classic meaty sauce is replaced with a homemade herb pesto and the filling is a mixture of cooked spinach, shallots, and lots of oozing cheese. It's a decadent dish that's absolutely worth the effort.
I served it at a vegetarian dinner party, and my guests could not stop raving about the creamy texture and flavorful pesto. It would also be an excellent side next to grilled meat or chicken. To give this seasonal lasagna a try, get the recipe here.
Although the ingredients are basic, this lasagna is wonderfully delicious. For maximum flavor, use a good quality vegetable stock and fresh mushrooms, and be sure to generously season the white sauce. It's rich without being heavy; with the seasonal components, it makes a great centerpiece to a Spring meal.
I snapped a few pictures at the dinner and hoped to get a stunning photo the following day when the lighting was better. However, the lasagna was so good that people went back for seconds, and there was none left! Seriously, you should really give this recipe a try.
While the bulbs have started popping up, the cold weather is still in effect and I'm craving Winter comfort food. To feed that hunger, this weekend, I made a hearty and scrumptious butternut squash lasagna. It wasn't a fast process, but the finished product is rewarding.
Prepping a butternut squash can be a little intimidating, but if you follow my guide to peeling, scooping, and chopping, it will be a cinch. Once the butternut squash is roasted and tender, a couple quick whirls in the food processor will create a creamy texture.
The sage, thyme, and garlic bechamel takes a short time to prepare, and when that is done, the assembling begins. All of the flavors combine as it cooks, resulting in a deliciously decadent lasagna. If you want to warm up a cold evening, keep reading for the recipe.
The recipe calls for goat cheese or mozzarella cheese, but why choose between the two when you can have both? Serve with a green salad and you'll have a speedy classic Italian supper on the table in no time. For the recipe, keep reading
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I'll pan-fry some pork chops, then deglaze the pan with a combination of cranberries and port wine, for a sauce that's both sweet and tart.
The result? A mouthwatering meal that's full of flavor, not fat. Want to see the recipe? Then read more.