Easy Vegetarian Red Beans Lasagna

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  • Published May 16th
  • Ready In55m
  • Servings4
  • Calories496
This recipe is really easy, quick, delicious, and only requires a few ingredients.

Easy Vegetarian Red Beans Lasagna Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Easy Vegetarian Red Beans Lasagna for 4 servings:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 (15 ounce) can red beans, drained
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups cold milk
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 4 no-boil lasagna noodles
  • 4 ounces shredded Gruyere cheese

Easy Vegetarian Red Beans Lasagna Cooking Instructions

  • Prep20m
  • Cook35m
  • Ready In55m

To cook Easy Vegetarian Red Beans Lasagna, you need about 20 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Easy Vegetarian Red Beans Lasagna is about 35 minutes , and you can serve your Easy Vegetarian Red Beans Lasagna within 55 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Easy Vegetarian Red Beans Lasagna easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. 2 Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat, and cook the onion until tender. Mix in garlic, and cook until heated through. Mix in red beans, tomatoes, and red bell pepper. Season with basil, oregano, salt, and pepper. Continue cooking 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. 3 Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat, and gradually mix in flour until smooth. Slowly stir in the milk. Mix in Parmesan cheese, and continue to cook and stir until slightly thickened.
  4. 4 Spread 1/2 the red bean mixture in a 9x9 inch casserole dish, and top with 2 lasagna noodles. Layer with remaining bean mixture and remaining noodles. Cover with the sauce, and top with Gruyere cheese.
  5. 5 Bake 20 minutes in the preheated oven, or until lightly browned.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 496 calories; 27 grams of fat; 39.9 grams of carbohydrates; 23.9 grams of protein; 71 milligrams of cholesterol; 800 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Mar 31st 2011

    made this into a mexican treat. Added spinach to this and mexican spices instead of basil and oregano. Topped with colby/jack cheese. Will be a staple in our house from now on.

  2. Dec 29th 2010

    This is a great recipe, but I found that there was not enough filling in it for our taste. I doubled the bean filling and it's prefect! I definitely recommend the Gruyere cheese, it's SO GOO ...

  3. Oct 7th 2009

    I liked this, but didn't *love* it, although someone who I served this to liked it enough to ask for the recipe. Not the recipe's fault, but the lessons I learned from this: Use as deep a di ...

  4. Sep 3rd 2008

    this is a delicious recipe! i served it to a table of vegetarians, and everyone really enjoyed it. i used jarlsburg cheese though, rather than gruyere, because it was much less expensive. ...

  5. Jun 3rd 2008

    Thanks for the inventive recipe! Due to diet constraints, I used either fat free or lowfat dairy (FF mozzarella instead of the delicious Gruyere,sorry!) added a cup of FF cottage cheese w/ a ...

  6. Dec 16th 2007

    I was a little doubtful about this at first because it didn't have a lot of cheese inside, but it was great! The sauce on top really completed it! Next time I'll use 2 cans of beans (mashing ...

  7. Nov 25th 2007

    WOW-this was SO GOOD! We absolutely loved it! I have to admit, at first I thought "Beans in a lasagna?!" I love beans and lasagna so had to try it. I was amazed at how much I loved it. ...

  8. Oct 20th 2007

    I made this for my vegetarian Mom's birthday dinner---and she really enjoyed it. It was an interesting twist on lasagna--the Gruyere cheese is the key to it's flavor! I doubled almost all th ...

  9. Oct 16th 2007

    This dish was a pleasant surprise. I was a little skeptical about this recipe because I don't like pasta dishes that are too heavy and rich. but I eventually tried it because, like another ...