Squash & Leek Lasagna

Number of Servings: 12 (1.702.20)
Active Time: 30 min.
Total 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.


  • 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


  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

18.90 servings per container

Serving Size 1.702.20

Amount per serving
Calories 20
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 6.34%
Saturated Fat 23g 0.80%
Trans Fat 2.5g
Polyunsaturated Fat 10g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 35.60%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 0%
Dietary Fiber 150g 0.00%
Total Sugars 0g
Includes 6g Added Sugars 331.00%
Sugar Alcohol 25g
Other Carbohydrate 4g
Protein 20g
Vitamin D 0.4mcg 30%
Calcium 3.1mg 20%
Iron 27mg 25%
Potassium 35mg 40%
Vitamin A 0.3mcg 25%
Vitamin C 6.6mg 40%
Vitamin E 0.5mg 25%
Vitamin K 107.2mcg 25%
Thiamin 0.6mg 25%
Riboflavin 3mg 10%
Niacin 1.3mg 25%
Vitamin B6 340.8mg 25%
Folate 18.8mcg 5%
Vitamin B12 116.8mcg 30%
Biotin 2.2mcg 20%
Chloride 28.8mg 50%
Pantothenate 0.3mg 40%
Phosphorus 1.6mg 70%
Iodine 0.1mcg 0%
Magnesium 12.9mg 30%
Zinc 366.9mg 15%
Selenium 0mcg %
Manganese 0mg %
Chromium 0mcg N%
Molybdenum 0mcg N%

* 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.



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