Vegetarian lasagna with pumpkin, radicchio, nuts and taleggio

Vegetarian lasagna with pumpkin, radicchio, nuts and taleggio. Good and different from usual. Creamy but without béchamel, with lots of seasonal vegetables.

Today vegetarian lasagna with pumpkin, radicchio, nuts and taleggio. These are some lasagna’ details, vegetarian and no white sauce. Instead of béchamel sauce I used a soft and rich pumpkin puree, creamy enough to replace the white sauce. And instead of the traditional meat sauce I made a radicchio sauce, mushrooms and walnuts. The whole is enriched by the creaminess of taleggio, a soft cheese, savory and melting perfectly balancing the sweetness of pumpkin.

The lasagne with pumpkin are among my favorites, both in autumn and in winter: for example, I suggest definitely to try LASAGNE AUTUMN PUMPKIN AND SAUSAGE, really delicious. And the pumpkin is such a versatile vegetable to be perfect in all dishes: pasta, and even rice cakes. All delicious recipes that you can find in my RECIPES WITH PUMPKIN.

The vegetarian lasagna with pumpkin are very light dish, allowing you to not give up the rich taste of lasagna, especially if you used the thin sheets that you buy at the supermarket in the refrigerator compartment. Of course, even at home you can prepare too thin sheets of pasta if you have a pasta machine or if you have arms strong enough to be able to use with skill a rolling pin. Obviously, the dish also lends itself to become vegan, just omit the cheese. The taste of vegetables is rich enough to support those still lasagna. I leave you remembering to take a look at all my OF RECIPES LASAGNE and BAKED PASTA. ranging from winter to summer ones lasagna, from meat to fish. And I wish you good day!

Vegetarian lasagna with pumpkin, radicchio, nuts and taleggio

Vegetarian lasagna with pumpkin, radicchio, nuts and taleggio

VEGETARIAN LASAGNA WITH PUMPKIN, Radicchio And TALEGGIO

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PORTIONS: 6 PREPARATION TIME: COOKING TIME:

INGREDIENTS

  • a pack of fresh lasagne
  • 500 grams of pumpkin
  • a radicchio Dop
  • 250 grams of mushrooms
  • a leek
  • an onion
  • a fresh onion
  • 60 grams of Walnut kernels
  • chives, to taste
  • parsley, to taste
  • extra virgin olive oil, to taste
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 250 grams of taleggio Dop
  • 100 grams of shredded PDO parmigiano Reggiano
  • vegetable broth, to taste
  • 50 ml of cream
  • 30 grams of butter

PROCEEDINGS

For pumpkin cream finely chop onion, put it in a saucepan and FRY until it turns Golden, then add the sliced leeks and Red pumpkin cut into small pieces, cover with vegetable broth and cook until the pumpkin won't be tender. Once cooked, pass the pumpkin to the mixer, Add the cream, season with salt, pepper and cook until creamy smooth and dense.

Add 50 grams of Parmesan cheese, stir and set aside. For the ragout of vegetables, Finely chop the onion, parsley, the chives, the spring onion, radicchio, and then chopped mushrooms. Place in a pan the onion and 6 tablespoons oil, Let it Saute and add the spring onion. Brown well and add the radicchio, mushrooms and herbs: season with salt and pepper and then jump over high heat for 5 minutes. Crispy mushrooms and radicchio must remain.

Preheat oven to 200 degrees static. Compose lasagna doling out a little’ pumpkin cream on the bottom of the Pan, then cover with the dough, then distribute the pasta vegetable ragout, a handful of nuts, abundant taleggio and grated Parmesan cheese. Do this for all layers of lasagne ending with pumpkin cream. Distribute the cream of flakes of butter, a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese and pour a little’ vegetable stock to the 4 corners of the Pan.

Bake for 20 minutes and allow to cool for 10 minutes before serving lasagna, garnishing it with some walnut and some’ of fresh onion, thinly sliced.

THE PAIRING: Is’ a recipe very rich, with various aromatic and gustatory profiles conferred by various ingredients: Taleggio Dop, porcini mushrooms, pumpkin. Don't we match a wine but a beer, coming from Sicily, in particular the country of Sinagra, in the province of Messina. Is being produced by young “Epic Brewery” (born in 2013) and named after the God of the winds “Aeolus“. Is’ a craft beer clear, style Pale Ale, light and floral scents, with good contrast of bitter hops and malts given. Combined with this dish, on one side, softens the sweetness of pumpkin; on the other, invokes the bitter tones typical of Taleggio cheese and radicchio, without covering the characteristic taste of porcini mushrooms.

 

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4 comments

Vera October 14, 2014 at 00:21

Jobless GAL.. but that bontàa,send me a saucer??? I ,here: No radicchio,No taleggio,No mushrooms and no red pumpkin…What are you saying:I need a spell to play?? ;-)))
A big kiss
Vera

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Sicilians creative in the kitchen October 14, 2014 at 13:15

Ah well… If you don't have none of the ingredients is a bit’ hard to prepare it. Should I equip for shipments, You're right. I embrace you strong, ADA

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Anna October 13, 2014 at 09:40

Very good as always. I've got to make absolutely. I'll let you know.
A big hug, Have a nice day. Anna

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Sicilians creative in the kitchen October 13, 2014 at 11:58

Hi Anna, thou gracious as always. Do let me know. Kisses, ADA

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