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Courgette & Quorn Vegetarian Mince Lasagne Recipe

courgette & quorn mince lasagne recipe vegetarian recipe

For a tempting taste of Italy, try our delicious gluten free veggie lasagne recipe with Quorn Vegetarian Mince. Fresh celery, onion and garlic, fried up to perfection in a heavenly pesto and passata sauce, mixed with Quorn Vegetarian Mince and layered with tasty chargrilled courgette ribbons and ricotta. This gluten free and vegetarian recipe is garnished with cherry tomatoes and baked in the oven, it’s a thing of beauty.

Serves 4

45 mins

A Little Effort

385 cals
(Per serving)

15g of fat

Gluten free

Vegetarian Quorn Mince product packaging with nutritional information

Made with Quorn Vegetarian Meat-Free Mince

Gluten Free

Low in Saturated Fat


High in Protein


  • 300g Quorn Mince

  • 2 large courgettes, thinly sliced, lengthways

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 red onion, finely chopped

  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed

  • 2 sticks of celery, finely diced

  • 3 tbsp red pesto

  • 1 vegetable stock cube dissolved in 100ml hot water

  • 400g tomato passata

  • 3 tbsp fresh basil, chopped

  • 1 tsp oregano, dried

  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

  • Ingredients for the Topping

  • 250g ricotta cheese

  • 60ml low fat crème fraiche

  • ¼ tsp nutmeg

  • ½ tsp salt

  • ½ tsp black pepper

  • 6 cherry tomatoes, halved - optional

  • 30g vegetarian hard cheese, grated


  1. Pre -heat the oil in a pan over a medium heat and fry the onion gently for 4-5 minutes until beginning to soften, stirring frequently. Add the garlic and celery and cook for a further 2 minutes
  2. Stir in the red pesto, vegetable stock and tomato passata. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer gently for 10 minutes then stir in the Quorn Mince. Cover and cook for a further 2 minutes. Stir in the basil and oregano and season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper
  3. Preheat a griddle pan over a high heat and chargrill the courgette slices for 1-2 minutes on each side.
  4. Combine the ricotta, crème fraiche, nutmeg, salt, pepper and half of the hard cheese in a bowl
  5. In an ovenproof dish arrange a layer of chargrilled courgette slices, cover with the Quorn Mince mix then place a second layer of courgette slices over this. Spoon the ricotta topping over and garnish with the cherry tomatoes, black pepper and the remaining cheese
  6. Bake in an oven preheated to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6 for 20 minutes

Did you know? Quorn Mince is low in saturated fat and high in protein, so it's a great addition as part of a healthy, balanced diet.

Chefs tip

This is a great recipe to get in all those veggies that you may have in the kitchen. This dish also freezes well so how about saving your leftovers for another day!

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This is lush.


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Tasty and not too difficult.


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Absolutely delicious! Will definitely be making this again! Thank you!


5 out of 5 stars

This is delicious. I made it with lasagne sheets instead of courgette strips and it’s tasty and filling either way.


5 out of 5 stars

This is delicious! Even my meat eating son loved it and came for seconds!

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