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From Rachel Ray
Make and share this Italian Flag Lasagna recipe from Food.com.
- 4 tablespoons butter
- 6 tablespoons flour
- 2 cups milk
- ground nutmeg
- 1 (28 ounce) can tomato puree
- 12 sheets no-boil lasagna noodles
- 1 cup fresh basil leaf
- 3 zucchini, thinly sliced lengthwise
- 1 (18 ounce) bagshredded mozzarella cheese
- 1 (15 ounce) container ricotta cheese
- 2 cups freshly grated parmesan cheese
- Preheat the oven to 375°.
- In a small saucepan, melt the butter over medium-low heat. Whisk in the flour until smooth. Slowly add the milk and cook, whisking continuously, until thickened, about 8 minutes. Season the cream sauce with salt and nutmeg.
- Coat the bottom of a 9-by-13-inch baking dish with 1 cup tomato puree and cover with 4 lasagna sheets. Layer the lasagna as follows: tomato puree, basil, zucchini, mozzarella, ricotta, cream sauce, Parmesan and lasagna sheets. Repeat the layering, gently pressing down each layer. Finish with a layer each of tomato puree, basil, zucchini and cream sauce. Top with the Parmesan.
- Bake until golden and bubbly, about 30 minutes. Let sit for about 5 minutes before cutting into squares.