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Green day - Carrot and Pesto Lasagne

#1
Carrot Pesto Lasagne - serves 4. Count 1 HEXA for cheese plus syns 3 syns
750 g carrots, peeled and grated
150 g Quark
100g fromage frais
90g ww light sour cream (5.5 syns)
1 teaspoon cracked black pepper
1 teaspoon mustard powder
100 g reduced fat cheddar cheese
grated;
4 eggs, lightly beaten;
1/2 jar BGTY reduced fat pesto - from sainsburys(7 syns)
250 g packet instant lasagna
68g reduced fat cheddar cheese grated.
Method:
Spray baking dish with frylight
Combine quark, fromage frais sour cream, pepper and mustard powder in pan. Heat gently until combined. Stir in 100g cheese, cool slightly. Add beaten eggs gradually, stirring constantly, mix well.
Pour 1/3 of the sauce into another bowl for topping; set aside. Add pesto and carrot to remaining sauce stirring to combine.
Preheat oven to a slow 150 degrees c. Beginning with a layer of carrot mixture, alternate layers of carrot with lasagna sheets in a prepared dish. Use 3 layers of each, finishing with pasta. Spread reserved sauce evenly over the top. Sprinkle with 68g cheese, leave for 15 minutes before cooking this is to allow pasta to soften. Bake for 40 minutes or until set and firm to touch. Remove from the oven, cover and set aside for 15 minutes prior to serving, this ensures that it will slice cleanly.
 
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lwtblb

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#2
Carrot Pesto Lasagne - serves 4. Count 1 HEXA for cheese plus syns 3 syns
750 g carrots, peeled and grated
150 g Quark
100g fromage frais
90g ww light sour cream (5.5 syns)
1 teaspoon cracked black pepper
1 teaspoon mustard powder
100 g reduced fat cheddar cheese
grated;
4 eggs, lightly beaten;
1/2 jar BGTY reduced fat pesto - from sainsburys(7 syns)
250 g packet instant lasagna
68g reduced fat cheddar cheese grated.
Method:
Spray baking dish with frylight
Combine quark, fromage frais sour cream, pepper and mustard powder in pan. Heat gently until combined. Stir in 100g cheese, cool slightly. Add beaten eggs gradually, stirring constantly, mix well.
Pour 1/3 of the sauce into another bowl for topping; set aside. Add pesto and carrot to remaining sauce stirring to combine.
Preheat oven to a slow 150 degrees c. Beginning with a layer of carrot mixture, alternate layers of carrot with lasagna sheets in a prepared dish. Use 3 layers of each, finishing with pasta. Spread reserved sauce evenly over the top. Sprinkle with 68g cheese, leave for 15 minutes before cooking this is to allow pasta to soften. Bake for 40 minutes or until set and firm to touch. Remove from the oven, cover and set aside for 15 minutes prior to serving, this ensures that it will slice cleanly.
This sounds yum!!
Don't know if it will help with syns, but I remember seeing a recipe, somewhere amongst my huge SW recipe file for syn free pesto, when I get chance I will did it out & post.
 
#3
It came out really well! I did mine in quite a deep dish and they are still pretty large portions, it feels virtuous with the veggieness of it too lol :D
 
#4
syn free pesto
I take no credit for this i found it on the web, if you google syn free pesto it brings up loads of lovely slimming world recipies on the first response

3 garlic cloves, peeled
8 tbsp very finely chopped basil leaves
4 tbsp very finely chopped parsley
2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp worcestershire sauce
8 tbsp chicken stock made from bovril
salt and freshly ground pepper
 


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