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You will not be subscribed to our newsletter list. Baked Ziti. It was hard at first being the only one in my family, but thanks to you i helped incorporate vegan dishes for my whole family! Thank you!! I think it ended up being 25 rolls ups. Omg Dana, thank you for this delicious recipe! I make a lot of vegan meals (particularly from your blog!) I think next time I may even try a double batch and freeze one before baking. A real feast for your taste buds! The perfect flavorful, plant-based entrée for Italian night! hello … i guess i am just ignorant, but what is “par-baked” and how long is it … i tried to google it and it only gave me how to do it with bread and dough… how long did you “par-bake” it …. Can a different cheese substitute be used for this? Use ctrl+f or ⌘+f on your computer or the "find on page" function on your phone browser to search existing comments! We are so glad you enjoyed it! All of your recipes are awesome, but this one is seriously one of the best. Lovely recipe, thank you for this welcome addition to the dinner recipe rotation :). I acquired some from my mom and I find a way to use it up that isn’t in soup (it being summer and all). Well, it’s Wednesday night and I have twin toddlers and a full-time job, and kids, hubs and I are all fed and there’s leftovers for lunches tomorrow. Looking forward to your cookbook release. Gone vegan but missing bacon? Shall we make yet another healthy, vegan, gluten free version (e.g. After several bites, I totally forgot this was vegan and the ricotta like texture was tofu! A pesto sauce would be lovely. Veggie lasagna with tofu ricotta. Nov 7, 2020 - Explore Alison Harding Shogilev's board "Best of the Minimalist Baker Recipes" on Pinterest. Thanks so much for sharing! I’ve been making this recipe for years and don’t use red lentils in any other recipes so didn’t think to boil in water. Thank you for this. Was very skeptical about the tofu ricotta however it was excellent, no one would have guessed it was made of tofu. The red lentils didn’t soften at all until I added about a quart of water to the sauce. I generally make the “cheese” on day 1. Just made this tonight – amazing! Please note that salting eggplant makes it VERY SALTY, which can’t be washed away. Definetly a recipe to make again! I’m currently self-isolating to due to quarantine and on my own. Thrilled to have found this, Thanks so much for the lovely review, Roisin. YAAASSSSSSSS (I’m down with screaming for lasagna) can’t wait to try this!! This is SO good!!!! Hi there I suffer with psoriasis and one of the ingredients I can’t have in my diet is eggplant what can I I use to substitute eggplant to make lasagna? Hi Elisa! I was really impressed with the tofu ricotta! I washed & drained, but it was so salty that I had to throw it away. Thanks for sharing! yum. Made a double batch of this cause I could tell it’d be something we could eat for days and I was right. My husband and I made these last night and they were delicious, especially that tofu filling (which we also used as a sauce for some roasted potatoes we were making at the same time) — wow. Will be a great meal to feed our vegan daughter and the many other vegetarians in the family. Aw, we’re so glad to hear that, Alana! Repeat 2 more times. I added more basil and a scoop of miso to the risotto for extra flavor. We are so glad you enjoyed these! Layer 1/4 of the cooked lasagna noodles, 1/3 of the blended beans, and 1/3 of the cooked eggplant slices. Delicious! Is there a way to replace tofu with something else? making this for my vegan Easter dinner with my family…looks incredible! My goodness I couldn’t stop making sounds about how awesome it tasted. Hi Iliana, we haven’t tried that, but it should still work. This recipe was very good, but when I make it again I will use the cashew ricotta recipe from Veganomicon, which is my favorite (this tofu ricotta was fine, just not my favorite). To be honest, I was just too lazy to go through the sweating and pre-baking of the eggplant :D Definitely use a mandolin or other slicing gadget, as zucchini get very slippery and dangerous! Iliana. I just went on their homepage and saw your recipe there; I thought you’d want to know. Paired with your Green Salad with Lemon Dressing and some toasted sourdough you have a gourmet vegan meal that my omnivore family loved! :). Has anyone done this with zucchini instead of eggplant? Get the recipe Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links in this article. What could I use instead of lentils? Made this tonight for supper and it was amazing!!! OH! And, like regular lasagna, making the … Sorry:-(. I would love to make this but have a tree nut allergy so the vegan parmesan would not work for me as it is made with cashews. I don’t think I will miss cheese at all. Thank you. I made the roll ups for dinner tonight – absolutely delicious. Our only modification was to add an extra jar of sauce since we like our lasagna a little more saucy than most. The end result was not watery at all but very well set. Next time I will cut the eggplant into bite size pieces. We are so glad everyone enjoyed it! Just follow the instructions and you should be good! Thank you so much for your reply! The marinara sauce was a diy – 28 oz can of Trader Joe’s whole tomatoes with basil simmered with a diced sautéed onion and some garlic m, I didn’t add any salt hoping it would balance out the salty eggplant planks. Or use one of these nut-based recipe, if preferred: https://minimalistbaker.com/whipped-almond-ricotta-5-ingredients/ or https://minimalistbaker.com/5-minute-macadamia-cheese-vegan-crudite/. These look so great! It’s super helpful for us and other readers. xo. And again. Thanks for the recipe. Usually it takes me 2-3 times as long as a recipe calls for until they become tender. Will make this again. I wanted to make this as a 1-2 serving dish as its just me at home. However, I enjoyed the dish more with zucchini! I think it would work well. Therefore, I have been avoiding tofu. It was absolutely delicious! Lentil Eggplant Lasagna | Minimalist Baker Recipes ... A combination of tofu and nutritional yeast creates a convincing stand-in for ricotta in this easy vegan eggplant lasagna. I’m making it for the I can time in four days, only this time in a much larger pan. My husband said he thought it was a “happy mistake” and preferred the fettuccine over even lasagne noodles! Whoop! In my excitement to chow, I burned my lil’ digits. This is a new staple in my household for sure! Things may get a little stale by then. If I am making eggplant parm. We’ll be enjoying the leftovers today! Now I can’t wait to try it. I am not a vegan, but my hubby and I loved this recipe. The result was great and I’m still eating the leftovers! This is a delicious recipe, Dana. It made the dish come together really quickly & tasted wonderful! I could eat that tofu ricotta right out of the blender with a spoon! This is a place for people who are vegans or interested in veganism to share links, ideas, or recipes. Could a soft or silken tofu be used instead, to make a creamier feta? i will say since purchasing a mandolin its made this dish so much easier for the eggplant. What cAn we use instead of ricotta cheese in egg plant roll ups. Hope you give this one a try, Medha! 8. But I may see if I can find Organic Ricotta or blend organic cottage cheese and try it. Best. (If using lasagna noodles, boil, drain and set aside.). x. Yay! I made this recently and it was outstanding!! I can’t wait to tuck into some of the leftovers tomorrow at lunch. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed it, Will! I was a bit shy on tomato sauce with lentils. Not one was left behind. I’ve been disappointed in the past about how vegan food turns out or how much sugar or other unhealthy nutrients are used to make vegan food taste healthy. Vegan parmesan recipe is easy and can be found here! So yum! I love it when I can use my food processor for 2 things without cleaning it out in between; first I made the parmesan (another WOW) and then got pulsing the ricotta. Anyway, I followed the recipe exactly and it turned out perfectly divine! Man. Someone commented that you can’t make this a weeknight dinner if you’ve got kids and a job. The use of tofu in the “ricotta” is just brilliant. Great recipe! love this site. What a hit. I love this! I finally have recipes that can accomodate my food allergies (gluten, eggs, dairy) but are super-delicious…I cannot wait for your cookbook and have it on preorder. Tasty vegan recipes with approachable everyday ingredients, as well as lifestyle content to help you live with less stuff and more compassion. It’s amazing! TIA! I’d turn up the heat in the future but we are glad you enjoyed this dish, Sarah! The only alteration that I made was to add a lot of garlic powder, and that made it perfect for me. And the eggplant beat noodles any day of the week. I have really missed these kinds of dishes and am grateful for such a delicious new way to enjoy them. Preheat the oven AND the baking sheets. After almost two hours of working on it (moving a bit slow), I was counting down the final minutes of letting it rest, when my glass pan EXPLODED! Or will that make a big difference? Good luck, Sabrina! Very creamy and full of flavour, can’t wait to have it for lunch tomorrow :). Thank you! EVER!!! Yes! : ). Over all though, cute idea! Finish with sauce, noodles, sauce! Satisfying and flavorful, no frying required! I only had super firm tofu from Trader Joe’s and the ricotta was a little crumbly, and I did use less lemon juice, but I could tell that with the right tofu this would be excellent. Glad I could help your skeptic husband be swayed a little toward plant power, even it just for one meal! Recipe from Thank you so much dear for showing us a wonderful dish. I’d highly recommend non-stick foil (impossible here in France) or greasing both sides of eggplant before baking. And also gave a serving to a girlfriend. I made this eggplant dish for a family Christmas dish and got so many compliments! I was wondering what I could make and panicking, but everything on your list was not only suitable but absolutely delicious – so thank you so much! I can’t wait to put a dollop of this over some spaghetti squash once it gets finished roasting! Thank you for sharing!! Anything with the tofu ricotta is bound to be good! Got two layers from that bit (bottom and top) but no more. Report back on how it goes! Thanks for a great recipe! The resulting eggplant rolls are baked until tender in tomato sauce. Sometimes eggplant doesn’t freeze / reheat well. This recipe is easy and delicious! You can also, Spaghetti Squash Pasta with Garlicky Alfredo Sauce, Rosemary Roasted Root Vegetable Panzanella, Vegan Caesar Salad with BBQ Sweet Potato Croutons, Creamy Vegan White Pasta with Summer Vegetables, https://minimalistbaker.com/8-ingredient-zucchini-lasagna-gf/, https://minimalistbaker.com/5-minute-macadamia-cheese-vegan-crudite/, https://minimalistbaker.com/whipped-almond-ricotta-5-ingredients/. This lasagna is delicious. Since I am vegan SOS, i made this without the oil drizzle and it turned out fine. It was really tasty. BUT I DO have an extra-large zucchini!! Coat the bottom of the lasagna pan with 1/4 of the remaining tomato sauce. It is a fact based medical journal researched website devoted to providing the most current information available on health. Hmm, maybe it was sliced too thin? We had this for dinner tonight and even though SO many of your recipes have been great, this has to be the best vegan thing I have ever eaten. This Vegan Eggplant Lasagna has layers of Eggplant “noodles”, a mind-blowing Vegan Ricotta Cheese, and hearty Lentil and Vegetable mixture, to make the dish more filling and provide extra plant-protein. Thanks so much for the lovely review, Bridget! I doubled the recipe… one thing that could use tweaking is upping the sauce a little more. The top layer should be sweet potatoes. Thanks for sharing your recipe changes, Christina! Thank you for the recipe! Thank you. looking forward to making this soon! This has become one of my new fav recipes! The tofu ricotta was so good. (And I’ve missed it!) Hi Minimalist baker! This dish feels so hearty and decadent. Thank you so much for sharing this recipe with us! :(. (source). xo. Hi Dana! Used only one lemon for the block, and to be honest, I’ll probably use just half of a juiced lemon next time. I Keep them always at hand in my kitchen). Hi! For some reason, the page won’t accept my 5-star rating. I cook with what I have so here are my substitutes: sauteed mushrooms for eggplant (sauteed in vegan butter and olive oil), added homemade cashew based pesto to tofu ricotta plus more than a few roasted garlic cloves (we like garlic), and I used leftover tomato/lentil soup as the sauce. Look at that goodness. Can this be made up ahead of time and then baked later? I cannot believe how delicious this recipe is. We made this dish last night (along with the chocolate muffins OMG). So, this looked so yummy that I went to the store, got the ingredients and made it! Leftovers keep covered in the refrigerator for 3-4 days. Pour more sauce down the center of the rolls for extra flavor (see photo). Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. I put dried firm tofu in a blender with about two juiced lemons, a bunch of nutritional yeast (my best food friend), basil, dried oregano, olive oil and some salt and pepper. My new favorite dish (I can make)! Thanks so much for sharing such a great recipe! Can you substitute the tofu for anything else? You could add water to the lentils to allow them to cook more. It did take me about 1 hr prep time not 30 min as the recipe suggests however I’m new to eggplant and I used green lentils because I already had them on hand. Really disappointed (and hungry). Rinse salted eggplant slices well and dry thoroughly between two clean absorbent towels. I’m wondering, will the filling keep for a day if you make it ahead of time? (I used to love Silton stuffed mushrooms so wanted to try subbing it for something!) Definitely a bit longer to prep but it came out wonderful. Fantastic recipe! eggplant slice and roll up. The Minimalist Baker VEGAN STUFFED SHELLS WITH ROASTED EGGPLANT The Minimalist Baker Eggless Pasta allrecipes THE ULTIMATE VEGAN MEATBALLS Vegan Huggs EGGPLANT LASAGNA ROLL-UPS The Minimalist Baker Sides & Add-Ons THE BEST VEGAN STUFFING Delish Knowledge MASHED POTATOES AND GRAVY First just wanted to say I am a very fond supporter of your work, talent and all that you’ve generously shared with us thus far and look forward to the future :) Thanks again! Thanks so much for this super yummy goodness ❤️❤️❤️, Whoop! and my omnivorous partner commented that this was in his top five “I can’t believe this is vegan” meals (and also in his top five favourites!). Thank you, again! I want to make these vegan roll-ups ! … also, I can’t wait to try this lasagna :) This recipe looks amazing and tasty! Scoop generous amounts (about 3 Tbsp) of ricotta filling onto each eggplant slice or lasagna noodle and roll up. How do you drain and press the tofu? Hi Dana, The tofu ricotta was insane. Spoon half of the ricotta filling over the eggplant slices and spread into an even layer. It was a bit fiddly but it paid off massively. Place the eggplant slices onto the baking sheet and bake for 45 minutes for one side and another 45 minutes for the other side. I used my own slow-cooker marinara and chopped up some sautéed zucchini and bell pepper which I diced and put on top while it baked. This was awesome!!! I just made this and it was a hit! Serve it with fresh herbs and vegan parmesan alongside artisan bread and a big salad; Uneaten lasagna can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days or frozen for up to 3 months. My husband, who is generally skeptical about vegan dishes, LOVED it. I have made this dish twice. Would silken tofu be alright in place of the extra firm tofu? Delicious healthy dinner! Alternatively, use a, Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. I’m telling all my friends about it. I added in some sauteed shallots and baby bella mushrooms to my marinara sauce to give it a little extra flavor. I also added a shallot and mushrooms to the lentil “bolognese”. I was so bummed and there was not even a safe way for me to taste test it. Thanks so much for the lovely review! (I know, huge bummer since it’s a base for SO many healthy recipes.) I’ll be making it again. As well as my husband’s! I made this on the weekend and it was SO GOOD. and adds some serious staying power to these rolls – 6 grams protein per serving! The tofu filling tastes so much like ricotta! Yum! This looks so yummy! You’ve done it again, Dana! Even my cheeseburger loving boyfriend couldnt get enough! Healthy, rich in whole foods, and so satisfying. Wow, thank god I didn’t use TWO lemons or 1/3 cup in the filling. My husband ate it too and he’s normally a complainer with my vegan food. I think I will try to cut it a bit thicker and reduce time/heat next time. While eggplant is baking, add all tofu filling ingredients to a food process or blender and pulse to combine, scraping down sides as needed. Loved it and got great reviews. I’ll probably use dairy ricotta with all the spices added in. So to everyone who ever contributed to the invention of lasagna, we’re forever grateful! headed to families home for xmas and would love to be able to throw in the oven once I get there so its fresh out of oven to eat. My husband loved it too. So far I loved all your recipes I have tried. We are so glad your family enjoyed it! This came out amazing! While eggplant is baking, add marinara sauce and water to a large saucepan and bring to a low boil over medium heat. Thank you. Rinse salted eggplant slices well and dry thoroughly between two clean absorbent towels. Made with just 10 ingredients, this is the perfect plant-based, gluten-free entrée! Thank you! I also feel like the amount of ricotta it takes to cover properly for layer i need to make extra or its not enough. I dare say that I prefer it to traditional lasagna. Maybe it’s just my oven, but I found that the eggplant slices became quite thin and dried up after the 425 in the oven, and it stuck to my baking sheet. Too acidic. The reason they did not cook all the way is because you cannot cook lentils in tomato sauce. Greetings from México. This is a delicious recipe – even my most resistant non-vegetarian friends love it! It would also be great for impressing guests, especially a vegan / gluten free crowd. I’d be lost without you Dana! I have tried eggplant, zucchini and regular vegan lasagnes of types from a variety of sources. mmm.. now that sounds good too. I can’t wait till I am able to invite friends over for dinner again so that I can make it for them. Thank you. Thank you for the kind words, Mariah! Yay! How did you slice the eggplant so thinly and uniformly? I made this (along with your vegan chocolate ice cream) for Christmas and my family and our guests all absolutely loved it! I couldn’t stop eating it out of the bowl. I used lentil lasagna pasta (no boil) and layered the lentil lasagna, tofu ricotta, spinach, and roasted eggplant and smothered it all with my hubby’s family pasta sauce ( I didn’t do the lentil sauce per the recipe but will have to try it that way sometime). Instead of “cheese” I topped it with bread crumbs prcessed with some nutritional yeast and oregano. Brilliant! These are delicious. Can’t wait to make this! I am going to make this tonight, I have had my eye on this recipe for a minute. Thanks in advance for the info :). simply yum. Sprinkle on vegan parmesan cheese (optional), and then cover with foil. The eggplant was meaty from both a flavor and texture perspective – no bitterness. Made this with much smaller eggplants but with the method and ingredients all the same….just had much more than 11-12. The texture and flavor are so unbelievably similar to regular cheese lasagna. Super yummy recipe! The bread crumbs should be browned. Arrange slices on 1-2 baking sheets in an even layer and drizzle with a little olive or grape seed oil. No way! Only then did they cook up. This dish is a hit! Long time follower and fan. Just made it again yesterday for my housemates. Will definitely be making this one again just prepping ahead of time. Satisfying, healthy eggplant lasagna with lentil marinara. I still have a bunch of zucchini- could this be used in place of the eggplant? Thanks so much for the lovely review! Thanks again!! Ok, thanks for your quick reply; much appreciated! Not being able to get the delicious smell out of my apartment, I decided to go out and get the ingredients to make it again. It made the whole dish taste very strange. Would definitely make it again. I actually made all the bits in stages today and I could see I’d have a little ricotta left over so I cooked myself stuffed portobello mushrooms for lunch. My non vegan family raved about how delicious this was. Cheers! Definitely a keeper. "A … This is the best dairy-free cheese sub i have had to date. Are. I chopped up the eggplant and my 8 month old got in on the fun too! Thanks for all you do & looking forward to your thoughts! Minimalist Baker’s Vegan Eggplant Lasagna Rollups. Tried our Vegan & Gluten-Free Eggplant Parm yet ? (sliced into 12 1/4-inch slices lengthwise* // OR 12 lasagna noodles, boiled). Again, thank you very much. I’ve heard people with Thyroid issues (which is most of us) should avoid soy entirely. I will definitely be making these again! I also had some nut based pesto dip and spagetti sauce added. I made this lasagna tonight and I have to say, it even better than I expected. OMG it is sooo goooooood. Satisfying, healthy eggplant lasagna with lentil marinara. I put dried firm tofu in a blender with about two juiced lemons, a bunch of nutritional yeast (my best food friend), basil, dried oregano, olive oil and some salt and pepper. I added some vegan mozzarella on top and baked for 20 minutes. I cheated and used Kite Hill ricotta which is soy free, to which I added oregano and basil as you recommended. Thanks for your kind words and lovely review, Sharon! Is there something other than a tomatoe-based sauce that this would go well with? Perfect! Delicious lasagna!! Bake uncovered for 30-35 minutes or until the eggplant is soft and browned and the lentils are bubbling. I will make this again for sure! I can’t wait to taste this lasagna myself! I just made this and my eggplant feel apart right after boiling :( how long should I have boiled it for? I don’t want a soupy lasagna so worried about the zucchini moisture but I really just don’t care for eggplant (I’ve tried, so many times lol) but everything else sounds so appealing I just need to try! I just made the ricotta to use in another dish and I dont want to throw the extra away. Even my meataholic husband loved it! Spread a thin layer of lentil marinara sauce into your baking dish. I love Eggplant, it’s a delicious but underrated vegetable! I haven’t tried doing that but if you give it a try, let me know how it goes! In fact, as of late, I’ve started to completely forgo the internet search and start directly from your site. It’s actually just after 6:00 here in Connecticut. Moroccan Inspired Couscous Bowl with Ground Beef, Veggies and Caramelized Onions (redux) I’m not vegan, so I used ricotta cheese in place of the tofu ricotta cheese and still kept the lemon juice (2 tbsp), 1.5 tbsp fresh basil, 1 tbsp parsley, 1/2 tbsp oregano, olive oil. Good luck! Amazing. This was so fun to make and absolutely delicious. When you’re ready to make it, pull it from the freezer, let it thaw slightly and then bake at 375 F (190 C) until warmed through. Thanks. I really hate the taste of nutritional yeast so I added a tablespoon of miso like some people in the comments suggested and the ricotta was perfect! Did you make this recipe using zucchini yet? Cheers, friends! That’ll work. Hope that helps! Hi. Used premade no salt pasta sauce from Aldis. The exciting Lentil Eggplant Lasagna | Minimalist Baker Recipes images below, is part of Recipes Healthy Lasagne written piece which is categorised within Images, healthy lasagne recipes uk, recipe healthy chicken lasagne, recipe healthy vegetable lasagne, recipes healthy lasagne and published at October 15, 2019. Texture is perfect, and tons of protein! Just got your cookbook! Thanks. The one thing I found a bit difficult was cutting the eggplant into the right width slices. I’ve never seen a recipe mix lentils into a veggie lasagna before :). Are they essential to the recipe? (If using lasagna noodles, boil, drain and set aside.) Delicious! Thank so much for sharing your recipes!! Pour more marinara over the top. Who would have thought. I can’t eat cheese because my intolerance and this was a game changer… I want to prepre everything with this filling paste hahahahha. Notes . My only criticism would be that my eggplant was not fully cooked. This is very delicious! This was absolutely fabulous. It looks and smells fantastic! Some say the concept originated in ancient Greece where layered dough sheets (called laganon) were cut into strips and baked. I agree! Pls, Hi Sonya, not sure we understand your question? Use ctrl+f or ⌘+f on your computer or the "find on page" function on your phone browser to search existing comments! I did this recipe but sub the tofu with seitan(meat substitute) that I made my self. It doesn’t look ‘presentable’ but it tastes great. Just a teeny bit of tamari sauce (or soy sauce) in the mushroom and then stuffed it full of the tofu ricotta. I followed this recipe exactly….and it was AMAZING! we added muchrooms on top for serving!! We used two large eggplants and had way more than 12 slices, so I’m assuming they should be medium sized? Thx! We’re so glad you were able to modify! Not only is it vegan but soy free and gluten free with no additives…..just almonds, salt and cultures. Having never really used eggplant before… and with limited knowledge on how to make tofu taste good… this was a really easy recipe to make. Have a question? Haven’t tried Kite Hill, but want to! I do! Hmmmmmmm….i might have to make three lasagnas! They reheat well the next day for leftovers (hello, lunch upgrade). Red lentils if cooked properly completely loose shape and get mushy. Just cutting, sweating, pressing, and cooking the eggplant takes a half an hour. But we could see how that might be more challenging if someone has impaired digestion. Having grown up in an Italian house and making lasagna, never would I thought I could find an equivalent to ricotta, but I’ve found it! Arrange slices on 1-2 baking sheets in an even layer and bake oven for 13-15 minutes. I love how it marries those two popular Italian dishes together. Then use a sharp knife to make thin slices, about 1/4 inch thick. Will make again, especially when I want to impress someone! I made a couple of your dishes already including this one, I really want to support you so I am definitely going to purchase your cookbook! Maybe adding more veggies or something? Just follow the instructions and you should be good! You can also, Garlicky Kale Salad with Crispy Chickpeas, Spaghetti Squash Pasta with Garlicky Alfredo Sauce, Rosemary Roasted Root Vegetable Panzanella, Vegan Caesar Salad with BBQ Sweet Potato Croutons, Creamy Vegan White Pasta with Summer Vegetables, https://minimalistbaker.com/8-ingredient-zucchini-lasagna-gf/, https://minimalistbaker.com/easy-vegan-lasagna/, https://minimalistbaker.com/sweet-potato-lasagna/, https://minimalistbaker.com/vegan-roasted-red-pepper-pasta-gf/. I will let you know how it turns out its in the oven now. Sprinkle the top with vegan parmesan cheese (optional) and cover with foil. I’d been craving lasagna for a while when I came across this recipe. Thanks so much for the lovely review, Nikki. IMPORTANT STEP: While the eggplant is in the oven, bring a large skillet to medium heat. I don’t peel eggplant. Thanks so much for sharing! I’m allergic :-(. O BOY this knocked me and my husband’s socks off. Xx. 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