Makes: 4 servings
Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 30 mins
- 4 tablespoons butter
- 6 tablespoons flour
- 2 cups milk
- Ground nutmeg
- 1 28 ouncecan tomato puree
- 12 no-boil lasagna sheets
- 1 cup fresh basil leaves
- 3 zucchini, thinly sliced lengthwise
- 1 18 ouncebag shredded mozzarella cheese
- 1 15 ouncecontainer ricotta cheese
- 2 cups freshly grated Parmesan cheese
- Preheat the oven to 375 degrees . In a small saucepan, melt the butter over medium-low heat. Whisk in the flour until smooth. Slowly add the milk and cook, whisking continuously, until thickened, about 8 minutes. Season the cream sauce with salt and nutmeg.
- Coat the bottom of a 9-by-13-inch baking dish with 1 cup tomato puree and cover with 4 lasagna sheets. Layer the lasagna as follows: tomato puree, basil, zucchini, mozzarella, ricotta, cream sauce, Parmesan and lasagna sheets. Repeat the layering, gently pressing down each layer. Finish with a layer each of tomato puree, basil, zucchini and cream sauce. Top with the Parmesan. Bake until golden and bubbly, about 30 minutes. Let sit for about 5 minutes before cutting into squares.
- Brancaia Tre Rosso di Toscana 2004 (Italy)
- Grate your parmesan in a food processor fitted with a grating disk.