I read about summer lasagna recipes at the kitchn. I never make lasagna because it takes too long and it’s too stodgy for me, but take out the baking and the heavy sauce and it’s a great version of a traditional dish. They had a few recipes, this one at framed was the closest to how I wanted it, and had the best picture.
Normally lasagna is made with ricotta but I didn’t have it, and besides I’m not a huge fan. I substituted mozzarella instead.
- cook lasagna sheets in water until done — took longer than the packet said, then I realised the packet assume the sheets will be baked later; altogether around 15mins
- sauté courgettes in garlic until soft — the pic doesn’t show it well, I had both green and yellow courgettes
- once courgettes are almost done, toss cherry tomatoes into the pan to cook for a bit, then add red pesto
- start building — vegetables, pasta, cheese, vegetable, pasta, cheese, vegetable
- decorate with fresh basil, a drizzle of EVOO and fresh ground pepper