Pomodoro Lasagne

Pomodoro Lasagne

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This elegant vegetable lasagna showcases the merits of both tomato and cream sauce. The rich baked dish is packed with layers of pasta filled with vegetables and tomatoes topped with Italian mozzarella cheese and baked until golden brown in colour. Pomodoro sauce, that is, tomato sauce flavoured with basil, adds a unique flavour to this dish.

Pomodoro Lasagne recipe - How to make Pomodoro Lasagne

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Baking Time: 20 minutes   Baking Temperature: 200°C (400 ° F)   Total Time:     Serves 4.
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6 cooked lasagne sheets

For the Pomodoro sauce
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
2 tsp fresh cream
3 tsp olive oil
salt to taste

For the vegetable mixture
1/2 cup blanched broccoli florets
1/2 cup sliced mushrooms (khumbh)
1/2 cup boiled sweet corn kernels (makai ka dana)
1/2 cup chopped capsicum
2 tbsp oil for cooking

To be mixed for the cream sauce
1/2 cup fresh cream
salt and black pepper (kalimirch) powder to taste

Other ingredients
1/4 cup grated processed cheese
butter for greasing

    Main Procedure

For the Pomodoro sauce

    For the Pomodoro sauce
  1. Heat the oil in a pan, add the onions and garlic sauté for 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. Add the tomato concasse, basil leaves, salt and sauté for 4 to 5 minutes.
  3. Add the cream and mix well.
  4. Divide the sauce into 3 equal portions and keep aside.

For the vegetable mixture

    For the vegetable mixture
  1. Heat the oil in a pan, add the capsicum and sauté for ½ a minute.
  2. Add the remaining vegetables and sauté till the vegetables become dry.
  3. Add the salt and pepper and mix well.
  4. Divide the mixture into 3 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Place one lasagne sheet on the bottom of a 200 mm. (8") diameter greased baking dish.
  2. Spread 1 portion of the vegetables over the sheet. Pour 2 tbsp of cream sauce and place another lasagne sheet on it.
  3. Spread 1 portion of Pomodoro sauce and place another lasagne sheet on it.
  4. Repeat the same procedure with the remaining lasagne sheets, vegetable mixture, Pomodoro sauce and cream sauce.
  5. Sprinkle cheese on top and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°C (400°F) for 15 minutes.
  6. Serve hot.


Pomodoro Lasagne
 on 23 Jan 20 07:12 PM