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Bread Lasagna

For a big hearty meal, I make this recipe as a side dish to go with veal cutlets or a roast. But you could also serve the lasagna as a main dish. Just pair it with a tossed green salad and loaf of garlic bread.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Side Dish
Servings 6 people

Ingredients
  

  • 8 Bread slices
  • 3 tomatoes
  • 2 cup water
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp onions (chopped)
  • 1 tbsp corns (boiled)
  • 1 tbsp Tomatoes (finely chopped)
  • 1 tbsp Capsicum (finely chopped)
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tbsp salt
  • ½ tbsp black pepper
  • tbsp oregano
  • tbsp chili flakes
  • tbsp butter
  • tbsp All-purpose flour (maida)
  • cup milk

Instructions
 

Red Sauce

  • In a pan boil 3 medium sized tomatoes. After boiling, let it cool for sometime and blend it to make puree.
  • In a pan, heat the pan with 2 tbsp of olive oil and fry ginger garlic paste until aromatic.
  • Add onions and saute until golden.
  • Pour tomato puree and add the spices (red chili powder, salt, oregano, chili flakes) and let it cook.
  • Your red sauce is ready.

White Sauce

  • In a pan, heat 1½ tbsp of butter.
  • Add 1½ tbsp of all-purpose flour (maida) and stir continuously for a minute.
  • Pour 1½ cup of milk little by little while stirring continuously with a whisk.
  • Reduce the flame to low and continue stirring until the mixture starts to thicken.
  • Add ¼ tbsp of chili flakes, ¼ of oregano, a pinch of black pepper and salt. Mix well.
  • Your white sauce is ready.

Vegetables

  • In a pan, heat 2 tbsp of olive oil.
  • Add all the veggies (boiled corns, tomatoes, capsicum) and saute them.
  • To add flavour, add the spices like chili flakes, oregano and salt as per taste. Mix well.
  • Your veggies are saute, keep them aside.

Lasagna Sheets Using White Bread

  • Take 8 slices of white bread and remove the corners.
  • Press the bread slices using a roller and make thin like sheets.

Assembling lasagna

  •  Take an oven safe bowl in which you are planning to bake your lasagna. Clean it nicely and spread some red sauce on it (a thin layer).
  • Now apply the white sauce spread and put one layer of the bread.
  • Again apply red sauce and white sauce. Put half of the vegetable filling and spread some cheese over it.
  • Put the 2nd bread slice, above pour the red sauce and white sauce spread. Now put some cheese and other half of the vegetable filling on the slice.
  • In a large pot, pour some salt and preheat the pot for about 10 minutes.
  • Place the lasagna in the pot and let it cook for 20 minutes.
  •  Serve hot.

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