Butternut Squash Lasagne

By Mariella Forte | 13 Apr 2018 | RECIPES

Please stand to the left if you don’t like lasagne. No one? Who would have thought. The recipe for this healthier option was sent in by Kelly.

FOR THE LASAGNE – Serves 5 (331 calories | 9g fat (4g sat fat) | 14g sugar per serving)

You will need:

  • 500g 5% mince
  • 400g Butternut squash lasagna sheets (available at most supermarkets)
  • 2 red peppers
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 can of chopped tomatoes
  • 250g of Passata
  • 300g fat free cottage cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 50g Reduced fat cheddar
  • Fresh parsley and sage


STEP 1: Fry the onions and peppers in FryLight until softened. Add the mince and cook until brown,

STEP 2: Add the chopped tomatoes and passata and bring to the boil, then simmer for 10-15 minutes. Take off the heat and leave to cool slightly

STEP 3: Preheat the oven to 180 degrees. Mix the cottage cheese, egg and herbs and season it with salt and pepper

STEP 4: Layer an ovenproof dish with a butternut squash lasagne sheet, then a layer of  meat sauce and then the cottage cheese mixture. Repeat the layers and put it in the oven for 10 minutes. Reduce the oven to 160 degrees. Sprinkle the lasagne with cheddar and return to the oven for another 15 minutes. Serve with salad.