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LEADERBRAND VEGETABLE LASAGNE SQUARE RECIPE LEADERBRAND VEGETABLE LASAGNE SQUARE RECIPE
Directions

Step 1

Preheat oven to 180°C. Lay the sliced capsicum, broccoli, squash and eggplant on greased baking trays and spray with oil. Place in oven and bake for 15-20 minutes until the pumpkin is soft and browning.  

Step 2

In a saucepan, melt butter over a medium heat and add flour and stir for 1-2 minutes or until a sandy brown colour, add hot milk bit by bit stirring each time until all combined. Season with salt and pepper and stir through the Parmesan. 

Step 3

To make the tomato sauce, in a separate pan over a high heat add oil and cook the onions, celery, garlic and carrots until soft. Add the tomatoes, stock, wine, tomato paste, and olives and simmer for 5 minutes until thickened. 

Step 4

Grease a large oven dish and begin layering the lasagne. Start with the squash, cover the base with all the slices. Top with a few large tablespoons of tomato sauce and spread over pumpkin. Then top with a few tablespoons of white sauce. Spread with the back of the spoon to cover the base.

Step 5

Tip over the bag of spinach and repeat the tomato and white sauce layers. Continue to layer your lasagne with a layer of capsicum, then the sauces, the beetroot and then the sauces, the broccoli and all of the remaining tomato sauce but only half of the white sauce, and finally the eggplant. Top the eggplant with remaining white sauce and finally cover with the mozzarella cheese. 

Step 6

Bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes or until bubbling and the cheese is melted and golden. 

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Pure'n Ezy Beetroot

PURE’N EZY BEETROOT

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Avg Quantity per serving Avg Quantity per 100g
Energy (kJ/Cal) 257/61 206/49
Protein (g) 2.8 2.2
Fat, total (g) 0.2 0.1
– saturated (g) 0.03 0.02
Carbohydrate (g) 12 9.6
– sugars (g) 10.4 8.3
Fibre (g) 3.0 2.4
Sodium (mg) 72 58

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 8th Edition, Plant & Food Research.

LeaderBrand Buttercup Squash

SQUASH

Our squash’s unique chestnut flavour and vibrant colour enhances any meal. Use it in delicious soups, pastas, and pies, or bake it into moist cakes and breads.

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Avg Quantity per serving Avg Quantity per 100g
Energy (kJ/Cal) 383/92 345/83
Protein (g) 2.0 1.8
Fat, total (g) 0.33 0.3
– saturated (g) 0.07 0.06
Carbohydrate (g) 20.4 18.4
– sugars (g) 4.0 3.6
Fibre (g) 1.3 1.2
Sodium (mg) 2.2 2
Vitamin A Equiv. (µg) 478.4 431
Folate (mg) 51.1 46
Niacin (mg) 1.4 1.3
Potassium (mg) 416.3 375

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 8th Edition, Plant & Food Research.

LEADERBRAND Broccoli

BROCCOLI

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Serving size: 1/2 cup, chopped – 82g
Boiled, drained

Avg Quantity per serving Avg Quantity per 100g
Energy (kJ/Cal) 93/22 113/27
Protein (g) 3.1 3.8
Fat, total (g) 0.5 0.5
– saturated (g) 0.07 0.09
Carbohydrate (g) 1.4 1.7
– sugars (g) 1.3 1.6
Fibre (g) 2.6 3.2
Sodium (mg) 4.9 6
Vitamin C (mg) 47.6 58
Riboflavin (mg) 0.2 0.2
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.2 0.19
Folate (µg) 43.5 53
Niacin (mg) 1.0 1.2

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 8th Edition, Plant & Food Research.

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The programme incorporates internationally recognised standards of agricultural production, product safety, traceability and record-keeping.

Avg Quantity per serving Avg Quantity per 100g
Energy (kJ/Cal) 20/4.7 84/20
Fat, total (g) 0.1 0.3
– saturated (g) 0 0
Carbohydrate (g) 0.1 0.6
– sugars (g) 0.1 0.6
Sodium (mg) 5 21

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 8th Edition, Plant & Food Research.

timer Total time 70 mins hourglass_empty Prep time 20-30 mins timer Cook time 50 mins people Serving 4-6 info_outline Difficulty Moderate
Ingredients
  • 300g Leaderbrand Squash, cut in thin slices 
  • 1/2 LeaderBrand Broccoli, cut in thin slices 
  • 1 pack LeaderBrand Pure’n Ezy Baby Beets 
  • 1 pack LeaderBrand Baby Spinach 
  • 3 large capsicum, cut in wide strips 
  • 1 eggplant, cut in thin slices lengthways 
  • Olive oil spray 
  • 2 Tbsp butter 
  • 2 Tbsp plain flour 
  • 600ml milk heated 
  • Salt & pepper to season 
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil 
  • 2 tins tomatoes 
  • 1/2 cup vegetable stock 
  • 1 Tbsp crushed garlic 
  • 1/2 onion, diced 
  • 1 stick celery, chopped 
  • 1 carrot, diced 
  • 2 Tbsp kalamata olives, pitted 
  • 1 cup Ashwood Estate Pinot Gris 
  • 2 Tbsp tomato paste 
  • 1 cup mozzarella 
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese, grated 
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