Monday, July 12, 2010

Lasagna in a Bowl

This recipe comes from Noelle, author of An Opera Singer in the Kitchen blog 

picture of Lasagna in a BowlWe met Noelle at a demo in Ann Arbor, MI and she created this recipe and submitted it to our May 2010 Faceboo recipe contest.

aka "Lasagna Soup"

Serves 4





Ingredients:
  • 1 C Upton's Naturals Ground Seitan, crumbled
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 C onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3/4 C carrots, diced
  • 1 C spinach, chopped (optional)
  • 2 C diced tomatoes, with juice
  • 1 C tomato sauce
  • 1 C water
  • 1 bouillon cube
  • 1 1/2 tsp Italian seasonings
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper, ground
  • 1 1/4 C lasagna noodles, cut in 1/2 inch strips in width
  • 1/2 C Daiya mozzarella crumbles

Directions:
  1. Fry Ground Seitan in 1 Tbsp olive oil along with onions and garlic for 7 minutes.
  2. Add carrots and cook for 5 more minutes. Add water, tomatoes, tomato sauce, bouillon cube, and seasonings and bring to a light boil for 10-15 minutes.
  3. The soup should get a little thick. Add the noodles and spinach (if desired) and simmer on medium low heat for another 10-15 minutes.
  4. Serve while hot and top with cheese. Enjoy with a green salad!