Skillet Lasagna With Italian Sausage and Butternut Squash
photo by Satyne
- Ready In:
- 1hr 55mins
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 yellow onion, diced
- 4 garlic cloves, minced
- salt, to taste
- fresh ground pepper, to taste
- 1 lb mild Italian sausage, casings removed
- 4 tablespoons unsalted butter (1/2 stick)
- 1⁄4 cup all-purpose flour
- 3 cups milk
- 1 cup parmigiano-reggiano cheese, grated
- 1⁄4 cup chopped fresh parsley
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley (to garnish)
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh sage
- 9 dried lasagna noodles, cooked al dente
- 3 lbs butternut squash, peeled, neck portion sliced into wide thin sheets
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
- In a large nonstick fry pan over medium-high heat, warm oil. Cook onion 8 minutes.
- Add garlic, salt and pepper; cook 30 seconds. Transfer to bowl.
- Cook sausage, breaking it into pieces, 8 minutes. Add to onion mixture.
- In fry pan over medium heat, melt butter. Add flour; cook, stirring, 1 minute.
- Slowly stir in milk; increase heat to medium-high; cook 8-10 minutes.
- Transfer to a separate bowl. Stir in 3/4 cup cheese, 1/4 cup parsley, sage, salt and pepper.
- Spread 1/3 cup sauce on bottom of fry pan; top with single layer of three noodles. Top with 1/3 cup of sauce, 1/3 cup sausage and layer of squash slices.
- Repeat layering of sauce, sausage and squash 5 more times, replacing squash layer with noodles every other layer. Top with remaining sauce and cheese.
- Bake 45 minutes.
- Sprinkle with 1 Tb parsley. Let stand 15 minutes.
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This was very yummy although I'm not sure how you're meant to put a frying pan in the oven. Do you mean a cast iron pan? I ended up cooking everything in a roasting pan that I could use on the stovetop. End result was a very big lasagne, got 8 serves. Threw in some extra veggies too. Made for Photo Tag Summer 2013
I was in the waiting room of a doctor's office and saw the same catalog. I asked the receptionist if I could keep it, she said sure. I finally tried it and it is absolutely delicious. Thanks for posting. I will be adding this to my DH 10 star recipe book request. I do suggest doubling the sauce for layering. I ran out and had to make some extra
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