Easy homemade Quorn lasagne is delicious. This vegetarian Quorn mince recipe serves up to six people. Making it a great meat free meal for entertaining.
Folks, if I’m entertaining guests for dinner then one of my favourite go-to dishes to prepare and serve is this easy homemade quorn lasagne.
Ready in just over one hour this healthy vegetarian lasagne recipe is also low in calories. Each tasty slice is only 295 calories.
If you’re not entertaining then this a great recipe for feeding your family. If you have any leftovers they can be easily frozen too.
I adapted my original beef mince low-cost healthy lasagne to make this vegetarian recipe.
I’ve been making that lasagne recipe for about 25 years and it’s never failed to please. So you can be sure that this one is no different in taste, quality or simplicity to make either!
Those of you who are regular readers and followers (thank you!) know that I use Quorn in a lot of my recipes.
I’m not an affiliate of Quorn. Although I should say that they did once send me some vouchers for their other Quorn products. They did this as a way of thanking me for promoting their product in my recipes.
They have as well shared my Quorn burgers to all their followers on their Facebook page. For those vouchers and that endorsement on their facebook page I am extremely grateful.
What I’ll just say about Quorn is that it’s not only a fantastic healthy vegetarian alternative to meat. But it’s also really versatile. Hence me using it in many of my recipes!
Lady Lynne and I particularly like to use Quorn as a substitute for where we would previously have eaten red meat.
That has helped us to reduce to a minimum the amount of red meat that we eat in our diets.
We try to eat as close as possible to a Mediterranean diet. That diet is rich in vegetables and fruits. And includes a low intake of meat.
The Health Benefits of this Quorn Lasagne
- Quorn is made from Mycoprotein which is an excellent source of protein and essential amino acids.
- It’s good for our digestive systems as it’s high in dietary fibre.
- Quorn is low in salt, fat and saturated fats.
- There is no cholesterol in Quorn.
Just to emphasise that last point more. Red meats such as beef, pork and lamb have higher levels of cholesterol.
A high level of cholesterol in our diets can be a contributing factor towards heart disease. So it’s good to cut down on products containing lots of cholesterol.
But, you don’t have to give up your favourite meals. Just use healthier alternatives. As I’ve done by using Quorn in place of beef in this Quorn lasagne!
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Coming Next Week on Neil’s Healthy Meals
Well folks it’s taken a few days for Lady Lynne and I to come back down to earth after our amazing holiday climbing Kilimanjaro and suning ourselves in Zanzibar!
I’d more or less emptied our freezer of all frozen meals just before we left. So at the moment I’m cooking up lot’s of quick healthy meals to re-stock my freezer. Two of which I’ve photographed and are coming as next week’s blog posts.
Tuesday I’ve got a new budget tinned mixed bean curry recipe. Especially good as you can imagine money is a little short after our holidays.
Then on Thursday, another low cost meal. A quick healthy tomato and basil risotto.
Well, I best get back to tending to all the mounds of washing we brought home. Hope you can join me next week!Easy homemade Quorn lasagne is delicious. This vegetarian Quorn mince recipe serves up to six people. Making it a great meat free meal for entertaining.Click To Tweet
Easy Homemade Quorn Lasagne Recipe
Amaze your dinner guests that this lasagne is meat free. Serve with some crusty bread and a green salad of lettuce, cucumber and spring onions.
I’d love to hear what you think of my recipe in the comments below and please do rate my recipe 5* if you like it! 🙂
- 20 g corn flour mixed with 2 tbsp. cold water
- 300 ml skimmed milk
- 40 g low fat grated cheddar cheese
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 large onion peeled and diced
- 2 cloves garlic crushed
- 200 g button mushrooms sliced
- 300 g Quorn Mince
- 1 tbsp corn flour
- 2 tbsp tomato puree
- ½ tsp salt
- ½ tsp freshly ground pepper
- 2 tbsp freshly chopped basil
- 400 g tin chopped peeled tomatoes
- 150 ml water
- 7 dried sheets of whole wheat lasagne
- 80 g low fat grated cheddar cheese
- Pre-heat oven to 180C Fan
- Put the skimmed milk in a saucepan and add the corn flour water mixture.
- Turn on the heat low and whisk using a balloon whisk until beginning to thicken to create a white sauce.
- Gradually add the grated cheese, continually whisking to make it a creamy cheese sauce.
- Place to the side.
- Gently heat the oil in a pan and sauté the onion and garlic for 4 to 5 minutes until softened.
- Add the sliced mushrooms and sauté together for 2 to 3 minutes.
- Add the Quorn mince, then stir in the corn flour, tomato puree, salt, pepper, chopped basil, tomatoes and the water.
- Stir the mixture thoroughly then bring the pan to the boil and turn down the heat to a gentle simmer for 8 – 10 minutes.
- Pour half of this Bolognese sauce into a shallow ovenproof dish and then top with half of the lasagne sheets. Repeat this process with the other half of sauce and lasagne sheets.
- Re-heat and whisk the cheese sauce just so it has a pouring consistency if it has been allowed to cool then pour it over the top of the lasagne layers and sprinkle it with the grated cheese.
- Bake in the oven for 20 – 25 minutes until the cheese is brown and bubbly.
- Allow to cool before serving and then serve with a green salad and garlic bread
The Quorn lasagne is freezable. Cut it into portions prior to freezing.