Butternut Squash and Sage Lasagna

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Butternut Squash and Sage Lasagna

The flavors of fall come through in this comforting lasagna that is just a little different from the usual. Enjoy butternut squash and sage the perfect combo.

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  • 12 ServingsServings

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds cubed butternut squash
  • 2 small yellow onions, chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 8- ounces cream cheese
  • 1 cup vegetable stock
  • 4 tablespoons fresh chopped sage or 2 teaspoons dried ground sage
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 pound oven-ready lasagna sheets
  • 1 (8-ounce) bag shredded mozzarella
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 400 F.
  2. Combine squash, onion, garlic, olive oil and salt on a sheet pan and toss to coat. Roast in the oven 30 minutes or until squash is fork tender. Cool slightly.
  3. Reduce oven temperature to 350 F.
  4. Add roasted squash to the bowl of a food processor and add cream cheese and stock. Blend for 5 minutes or until smooth. Transfer to a bowl and stir in sage and pepper.
  5. Grease lasagna pan. Assemble lasagna by covering bottom with a layer of noodles. Next spread with 1/3 of squash puree and sprinkle with 1/3 of mozzarella cheese. Repeat layering of noodles, squash and cheese two more times. Top with final layer of noodles, mozzarella and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  6. Cover with foil and bake 40 minutes. Remove foil and bake 15 minutes more or until top is golden brown and bubbly. Let sit 10 minutes before slicing.