12-16 gluten free lasagne sheets (check pack for cooking instructions)

For the tomato & eggplant sauce

4 tbsp olive oil

3 large eggplant, cut into small chunks

1 tbsp garlic infused oil

2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes

2 tbsp tomato purée

1 tsp golden caster sugar

pinch of chili flakes

small handful basil leaves, finely chopped

For the filling

500g lactose free cream cheese

50g parmesan (or vegetarian alternative) finely grated

2 medium eggs, beaten

¼ tsp grated nutmeg

For the cheese sauce

400g lactose free milk

100g lactose free double cream

50g gluten free plain flour

50g lactose free butter

100g mature cheddar, grated

1 tsp English mustard

Serves - 4


First, make the tomato & eggplant sauce. Heat 1 tbsp of the oil in a large non-stick frying pan and cook the eggplant in 3 batches, adding 1 tbsp oil for each batch. They should be softened and lightly golden.

Stir in the garlic infused oil, cook for 1 min more, then return the eggplant to the pan with the tomatoes, tomato purée, sugar and chili flakes.

Bring just to the boil, then turn down to a simmer and cook for 10 mins. Take off the heat, stir in the basil and soy sauce, and season to taste.

Mix together all the ingredients for the filling, season and set aside – or cover and leave in the fridge if making in advance. Both the eggplant and the cream cheese sauce can be chilled for up to 2 days.

For the cheese sauce, add all the ingredients to a pan and cook over a medium heat, stirring all the time, until it thickens and the cheese has melted, then turn down the heat to low and cook for another 5 mins. Season to taste.

Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. To assemble the lasagne, spoon half the eggplant mixture into the bottom of a large baking dish.

Top with a layer of gluten free lasagne sheets, then spread over a lactose free cream cheese layer. Add another layer of gluten free lasagne sheets, followed by the remaining eggplant mixture and another layer of lasagne sheets.

Pour over the lactose free cheese sauce (it can now be frozen for 1 month – defrost before cooking). Bake in the oven for 50 mins-1 hr until golden and heated through.

Recipe adapted from: Good Food
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