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Asparagus Lasagna

 

Asparagus Lasagna

Asparagus Lasagna

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Course Main Course
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 500 g asparagus washed
  • 250 g lasagna sheets
  • 300 ml béchamel sauce
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 60 g Grana Padano cheese grated
  • 200 g dry mozzarella
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • Bring a pot with salted water to a boil.
  • Blanch asparagus for a couple of minutes. Drain and dice them.
  • Heat extra virgin olive oil in a skillet and add diced asparagus. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Cook for 8 minutes. Set aside.
  • Prepare lasagna sheets as indicated on the package instructions.
  • Spray the baking sheet with extra virgin olive oil.
  • Arrange a layer of lasagna sheets. Top with béchamel sauce, grated cheese, and asparagus.
  • Cover with a layer of lasagna sheets and proceed with layering until you have used all the ingredients.
  • Finish with a layer of béchamel sauce, topped with mozzarella and grated cheese.
  • Cook for 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy.

Notes

Additional tips

  • If you do not have béchamel sauce, you can prepare by following these few simple steps.
  • Melt 50 g of butter in a pan over medium-low heat. Add 50 g of flour and stir vigorously to obtain a homogeneous mixture. Cook and stir for 2 minutes.
  • Gradually add 700 ml of milk and stir well. Cook for 8 to 10 minutes over low heat, constantly stirring, until it thickens. Remove from the heat, season with salt, pepper and a pinch of nutmeg.
  • To enrich bechamel sauce, you can add a pinch of saffron.
  • This is a simple asparagus lasagna recipe, into which you can add other ingredients like salmon, smoked bacon or roasted ham to enrich the flavours.
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