The BEST Vegan Lasagna Recipe | How To Make Easy Meatless Lasagna

By August 22, 2019Vegan Recipes

Need the perfect vegan lasagna that’s meatless and delicious? Something to impress even meat-eater friends and family? You’ve come to the right website for delicious vegan recipes!

Vegan LasagnaThis recipe is a warm, comforting lasagna that’s the BEST for vegans, vegetarians or dairy-free eaters!

Warm, cheesy, filling, and easy to make, this Vegan Lasagna is the perfect dinner to share, or to make ahead. It stores well in the fridge and eaten through the week, or make a few trays and freeze them, ready to bake any day.

I love everything about lasagna, from the cheese sauce to the meat sauce and overall sounds of “OMG THIS IS SO GOOD” that my stomach makes.

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Meatless Lasagna RecipeRelated Recipe: Vegan Bechamel Sauce

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How To Make: The BEST Vegan Lasagna

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Although the idea of making most of the components of vegan lasagna can seem like a big task, once you get the sauces started, the dish comes together in layered perfection.

INGREDIENTS FOR THE BEST VEGAN LASAGNA RECIPE

FOR THE MEAT SAUCE

The BEST Vegan LasagnaINSTRUCTIONS FOR THE BEST VEGAN LASAGNA RECIPE

To start making this lasagna, make the meat sauce first. To do this, heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the onion, carrots, and garlic. Cook them for 8-10 minutes, until you can feel the carrots get softer and smell the garlic become fragrant. Add veggie ground round and cook for 3-5 minutes, until it gets heated through. Pour in the passata, crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, bouillon, basil, oregano, and red pepper flakes. Mix everything and bring to a boil. Once boiling, reduce heat to simmer, add agave and taste the sauce. Season with salt and pepper as desired. Cover pot and simmer, stirring occasionally, for roughly 20-30 minutes, or until the sauce is slightly thickened.

While this sauce simmers, prepare the Vegan Bechamel Sauce. Click here for Bechamel Sauce recipe!

Bechamel Sauce RecipeTo assemble the Lasagna:

Once both sauces are prepared, preheat the oven to 350F. Scoop 1 cup of the ‘meat sauce’ to the bottom of 9×13 inch baking dish, spread it evenly. Cover with lasagna sheets, breaking if needed so they fit nicely. Layer with roughly 2 cups of meat sauce to cover the pasta sheets, then 1 cup of the bechamel sauce. Repeat until your baking dish gets pretty full and you start running low on sauces. the last layer should be a thick amount of meat sauce topped with bechamel.

Cover loosely with tin foil and bake for 25 minutes. Remove foil and bake for another 10-15 minutes until golden and bubbling. Remove from the oven and garnish with parsley. Let sit for 10 minutes before slicing into squares and serving.

Voila! The Best Vegan Lasagna Recipe with Bechamel Sauce!

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Recipe for The BEST Vegan Lasagna

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The BEST Vegan Lasagna
 
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I love everything about lasagna, from the cheese sauce to the meat sauce to the silent G, this dish is one of the classics.
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 4-6 servings
Ingredients
Lasagna
Meat Sauce
Instructions
For the Meat Sauce:
  1. In a large pot heat olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Add onion, carrots and garlic and cook for 8-10 minutes, or until the carrots are softened and the garlic fragrant.
  3. Add ground round and cook for 3-5 minutes or until heated through.
  4. Add Passata, crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, bouillon cubes, basil, oregano, and red pepper flakes. Combine and bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat to a simmer, add agave, taste and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  6. Cover sauce and simmer, stirring occasionally, for roughly 20-30 minutes or until
  7. the sauce has thickened slightly.
  8. While sauce is simmering, prepare vegan bechamel.
Assembling the lasagna:
  1. Preheat your oven to 350F.
  2. Spoon about 1 cup of meat sauce on the bottom of a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  3. Cover with lasagna sheets, then enough meat sauce to cover the pasta (roughly 2 cups), and then 1 cup of bechamel.
  4. Repeat layers.
  5. The last layer should be a think amount of meat sauce topped with bechamel.
  6. Cover loosely with aluminum foil.
  7. Bake for 25 minutes.
  8. Remove foil, and bake an additional 10-15 minutes or until golden and bubbling.
  9. Remove from oven and garnish with chopped parsley.
  10. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing.
  11. Serve.

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