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Red lentil lasagne. A delicious vegetarian lasagne perfect for kids and baby-led weaning.

Red Lentil Lasagne

A dish that can be enjoyed by the whole family. Great for baby-led weaning.
Course Main Meal
Cuisine Modern
Keyword Lentil Lasagne
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 340kcal


  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 celery stalk (finely chopped)
  • 1 onion (brown, white or red) (finely chopped)
  • 2 carrots (finely chopped)
  • 1 red capsicum (bell) pepper (finely chopped)
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 180g (1 cup) red split lentils
  • 1 tbsp Tomato Puree (paste)
  • 500g (2 cups) Passata *SEE NOTE 1
  • 375ml (1 1/2 cups) vegetable / chicken stock (broth) *SEE NOTE 2
  • 6 lasagne sheets (approx)
  • 300g (1 1/3 cups) cottage cheese (pureed)
  • 60g (1 cup) grated cheddar


  • Heat oil in large saucepan and sauté onions, celery, carrots and garlic on a low heat for 5 mins.
  • Add the capsicum (bell) pepper and continue to sauté for a further 5 mins.
  • Stir in lentils, tomato puree, passata, bay leaf and one cup of stock.
  • Reduce heat and simmer for approx. 30 mins (adding more stock when and if needed)
  • Pre heat oven to 180c / 350F / Gas 4
  • Spread half the lentil mixture to the bottom of a baking dish (approx. 9" x 7")
  • Cover with a single layer of lasagne, snapping the sheets to fit.
  • Spread the remaining lentil mixture on top and add another single layer of lasagne
  • Spread the pureed cottage cheese on top and then sprinkle the cheddar cheese.
  • Bake for 30-40 mins (until fully heated and crispy on top)


  1. If you don't have passata then you can substitute it with canned chopped/crushed tomatoes.
  2. Use homemade/low sodium stock if serving to baby / young children to reduce sodium levels. 
Nutritional Information is a ROUGH guide only, calculated using an online nutrition calculator. 


Serving: 10f 6 | Calories: 340kcal | Carbohydrates: 47.1g | Protein: 19.6g | Fat: 8.5g | Cholesterol: 17.7mg | Sodium: 438.5mg | Sugar: 10g