Squash & Leek Lasagna

Number of Servings: 12 (289 G)
Prep Time: 30 min.
Cook Time: 2 hours 30 min.
Squash & Leek Lasagna

The squash is grated and the leeks are sautéed and then layered with a creamy white sauce and whole wheat pasta for a dish that will revolutionize pasta night in your house.

Tip: To toast pine nuts, cook in a small dry skillet over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until fragrant and lightly browned, 2 to 4 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 10 oz. whole wheat lasagna noodles
  • 2 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 6 cups sliced leeks
  • ½ cup flour
  • 4 cups skim milk
  • 1 tsp. thyme
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¾ tsp. nutmeg
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  • 2 med. butternut squash
  • 6 oz. Parmigiano-Reggiano, grated
  • ¼ cup toasted pine nuts

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Coat a 9″x13″ baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Cook noodles according to package instructions.
  3. Melt butter in a large, heavy-bottomed pan oven over medium heat. Add leeks and cook until softened (5-6 minutes). Stir flour into leeks and cook until nutty (1-2 minutes).
  4. Whisk in milk in a slow stream and cook, whisking constantly, until thick and bubbling (8-10 minutes). Whisk in thyme, salt, nutmeg, and pepper. Remove from the heat.
  5. Grate the butternut squash in a food processor.
  6. Assemble lasagna in the prepared baking dish by layering noodles, sauce, squash, and cheese three times.
  7. Cover with foil and bake for 50 minutes. Uncover and bake until bubbling and lightly browned (30-45 minutes). Let stand 10 minutes before serving and serve topped with pine nuts.

Nutrition Facts

12 servings per container

Serving Size 289G

Amount per serving
Calories 305
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.5g 13%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.5g
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 460mg 19%
Potassium 700mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 15%
Dietary Fiber 6g 25%
Total Sugars 9g
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 31g
Protein 14g
Vitamin A 260%
Vitamin C 50%
Calcium 35%
Iron 20%
Vitamin D 10%
Vitamin E 10%
Vitamin K 35%
Thiamin 25%
Riboflavin 20%
Niacin 15%
Vitamin B6 20%
Folate 20%
Vitamin B12 10%
Biotin 2%
Chloride 10%
Pantothenate 10%
Phosphorus 30%
Iodine 15%
Magnesium 25%
Zinc 15%
Selenium 35%
Copper 15%
Manganese 70%
Chromium 0%
Molybdenum 15%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Butternut Squash, Skim Milk, Leeks, Whole Wheat Spaghetti (durum Whole Wheat Semolina, Niacin, Folic Acid, Ferrous Sulphate (iron), Riboflavin, Thiamine Mononitrate), Parmesan Cheese (milk, Cultures, Salt, Enzymes), Enriched Flour (unbleached Wheat Flour, Niacin, Reduced Iron, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Pine Nuts, Butter (sweet Cream), Salt, Nutmeg, Thyme, Black Pepper.

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