This delicious recipe for Gluten-free Eggplant Lasagna pairs perfectly with the Fog Vineyards 2013 Valley Mist Blend.
Gluten Free Eggplant Lasagna
Gluten free Eggplant Lasagna recipe is a delicious lasagna recipe. It pairs perfectly with the wine Fog Vineyards 2013 Valley Mist Blend.
Course: Main Dish
- 1 eggplant large, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch thick slices (about 24)
- 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
- 1 Tbsp garlic minced
- 1 C Mushrooms thinly sliced
- 1/2 C onion chopped
- 1 Can crushed tomatoes 28 oz
- 1 Can tomato paste 6 oz
- 2 tsp sugar
- 1 1/2 tsp McCormick® Onion Salt divided
- 2 eggs
- 1 contaner ricotta cheese 15 oz
- 2 Cups mozzarella cheese shredded, divided
- 1/3 Cup grated parmesan cheese
Preheat oven to 425°F. Place eggplant slices in single layer on baking sheet sprayed with no stick cooking spray. Spray eggplant lightly with no stick cooking spray. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove baking sheet from oven. Reduce oven temperature to 350°F.
Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet on medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir 30 seconds or until fragrant. Add mushrooms and onion; cook and stir 5 minutes or until tender. Add crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, sugar and 1 teaspoon each of the basil and onion salt. Cook 5 minutes or until heated through; stirring occasionally.
Beat eggs in medium bowl. Add ricotta cheese, 1/2 cup of the mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, remaining 1 teaspoon basil and 1/2 teaspoon onion salt; mix well.
Spread 1/2 cup of tomato sauce on bottom of 13×9-inch baking dish. Top with 8 eggplant slices. Spread with 1/2 of the ricotta cheese mixture then 1 cup tomato sauce. Layer with 8 eggplant slices and remaining ricotta cheese mixture. Top with remaining 8 eggplant slices and remaining tomato sauce. Sprinkle with remaining 1 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese.
Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until lasagna is bubbling and cheese is browned. Let stand 15 minutes before serving.
Recipe NotesAbout the Suggested Wine Pairing Our Fog Vineyards 2013 California Valley Mist Blend was produced primarily in Suisun Valley. This blend of Petite Sirah and Zinfandel has developed in maturity due to its fi rst phase of ageing. Retaining a wine for a period of time before bottling allows for more expression of flavors. The nose is fairly aggressive with intense aromas of dark cherry, blackberry and toasted oak. This red blend is chewy in the attack and powerful with quite a bit of tannins. The finish has a syrupy consistency almost like the texture of honey. Learn more about the benefits of the WineShop At Home Artisan Collection Wine Club.
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