Zucchini lasagna roll

by Bhavisha Talati

Here I used zucchini instead of lasagna sheets to make lasagna and make this dish more healthy. Gluten free yummy vegetarian lasagna.

Ingredients

For sauce:

  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 orange or yellow bell pepper
  • 2 finely chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp garlic
  • 1 small size chopped onion
  • 1 tbsp chopped basil and parsley
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 cup tomato puree
  • 1 tsp black pepper powder
  • 1 tbsp red chilly powder
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp chilly flakes

For stuffing:

  • 1/2 cup color bell peppers
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 carrot
  • 1/4 cup corn (You can take your choice of vegetables)
  • 1 tbsp chopped garlic
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper powder
  • 1 tsp chilly flakes
  • 1 tbsp olive oil.
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning

For lasagna:

  • 2 zucchini vertically sliced.

Method:

For sauce:

  1. Spray little olive oil on both the bell peppers and broil it in the oven until skin gets dark and it cooked well.
  2. Let it cool down. Remove the skin and chop it.
  3. In a pan take olive oil and add chopped onion and garlic.
  4. Let it cook until onion cooks well. Then add chopped bell peppers and tomatoes.
  5. Add all the seasonings.
  6. Add tomato purée and fresh basil and parsley.
  7. Let it cook for 4-5 mins.

For stuffing:

  1. In a pan heat olive oil.
  2. Add chopped garlic and saute for few seconds.
  3. Add all chopped vegetables and corn and cook on medium heat for 3-4 minutes.
  4. Add salt, pepper, chilly flakes and Italian seasoning and mix it well.
  5. Transfer it in a bowl and let it cool down.

For lasagna:

  1. First slice zucchini vertically as shown in the picture.
  2. Sprinkle some salt and pepper and microwave it for a minute. So it will soften little bit and easy to roll it.
  3. Now take a piece of plastic wrap and put it on the cutting board or plate.
  4. Put zucchini slices (around 8 ) overlapping each other.
  5. Put vegetable stuffing on it.
  6. Sprinkle some mozzarella cheese and Italian seasoning on it.
  7. Now roll it slowly using the plastic wrap. (Just like we roll sushi)
  8. Make all the rolls out of zucchini like this.
  9. Now in baking tray layer some sauce at the bottom.
  10. Put zucchini rolls on it.
  11. You can add some more sauce and cheese on top. (I didn’t do it)
  12. Cover it and bake it at 400° F for 15-20 mins. Serve it hot.