Easy Creamy Buffalo Sage Pumpkin Lasagna - Veganuary

Easy Creamy Buffalo Sage Pumpkin Lasagna

Bunny Kitchen

Buffalo sage pumpkin lasagne

This lasagna is deceptively simple. Although there may appear to be a large ingredient list and there are three fillings to make – they are all blitzed up in the blender and you don’t even need to wash it out between making the squash puree and tomato sauce as the remains of squash in the jug help to make a silky and creamy tomato sauce.

  1. Serves 6:
  2. For the Pumpkin Purée:
  3. 3 1/4 lb. pumpkin or squash, unpeeled
  4. 1/2 cup fresh sage leaves
  5. 1/2 tsp sea salt
  6. 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  7. 1 cup unsweetened non-dairy milk (I prefer soy or almond)
  8. For the Buffalo Tomato Sauce:
  9. 1 medium onion
  10. 2 cloves of garlic
  11. 1 tsp sea salt
  12. 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  13. 2 cans of chopped tomatoes in juice
  14. 1/4 cup vegan buffalo sauce (like Frank’s Red Hot)
  15. 1 tsp dried thyme
  16. For the Creamy Cashew White Sauce:
  17. 1/2 cup soaked raw cashews
  18. 6 tablespoons flour (or gf flour)
  19. 1 tsp mustard powder
  20. 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  21. 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  22. 1 clove of garlic
  23. 1 tsp sea salt
  24. 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  25. 2 cups unsweetened non-dairy milk (I prefer soy or almond)
  26. For the lasagna:
  27. 4 tomatoes
  28. 1 lb. box dried lasagna sheets
  29. Sea salt and cracked black pepper

Serves six

  • Preheat the oven to 400F.
  • Cut the unpeeled pumpkin or squash into wedges and de-seed, place on a baking tray, and roast for 20-30 minutes or until the squash is soft and golden.
  • Leave to cool enough to handle and carefully peel away the skin and place the flesh into a blender.
  • Add the sage, salt, pepper, and half the milk.
  • Blend, adding the remaining milk as necessary to get a smooth purée. Pour into a bowl, cover, and set aside. Do not clean out the blender.
  • Add all the tomato sauce ingredients into the blender and blend until well combined and almost smooth. Transfer to a saucepan and wash out the blender.
  • Blend together the white sauce ingredients until perfectly smooth, transfer to a saucepan.
  • Bring both the tomato and white sauce to a boil, whisking the white sauce all the time until thickened enough to coat the back of a spoon.
  • Assemble the lasagna, take a large baking dish approx. 15 x 10 inches and place about a quarter of the tomato sauce on the base, topped with a quarter of the lasagna sheets.
  • Top with more tomato sauce, some pumpkin purée, then more lasagna sheets, then white sauce and repeat until all is used up, ending with white sauce.
  • Place slices of tomato over the top, sprinkle with salt and pepper then transfer to the oven and bake for 30-45 minutes until the pasta is al dente and the top is golden and bubbling.
  • Leave to cool for about ten minutes before slicing and serving.

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