For our plant-based take on Emilia-Romagna's classic lasagna alla bolognese we’ve layered our delicious, slow-cooked lentil ragù with sheets of fresh, hand-crafted lasagne and our creamy, vegan béchamel sauce. This is the perfect warming winter dish, filled with fresh, nourishing ingredients.
Known today for being one of the most iconic ingredients in the classic lasagne, béchamel has a slightly murky history. Some believe that this delicious, creamy concoction was the work of Louis de Béchamel, chief steward to King Louis XIV of France. However, others claim that the sauce was first invented in Italy in the mid-sixteenth century. Assuming that the Italian origins of this sauce are indeed true, the name is thought to come from the word ‘balsamo’, literally meaning balm. This referred to a mask made from flour and water which women applied to their faces to make their skin smoother and more beautiful, and these are the same ingredients that were used in the earliest béchamel recipe. Our sauce today uses a few more ingredients and is enriched with the addition of nutmeg; it makes the perfect accompaniment to our lentil ragù and blankets the fresh sheets of pasta.
Note: Please consume or freeze our pasta and sauces within 2 days of delivery.
Allergens in BOLD & CAPITALISED:
Lentil Ragù (Tomatoes, Water, Lentils, Chestnut Mushrooms, Red Wine (SULPHITES), Onion, Carrots, CELERY, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Dried Porcini Mushrooms, Soy Sauce (SOY), Thyme, Garlic, Salt, Black Pepper, Rosemary, Red Chilli), Vegan Béchamel (Soya Milk (SOY), Sunflower Oil, WHEAT Flour, Nutmeg, Salt), Lasagne Sheets (Durum WHEAT Semolina, Water, Rice Flour)
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Calories per serving: 380kcal
Following nutritional information is per 100g:
- Energy 454kJ
- Calories 108.6kcal
- Fat 4.5g
- Of which saturates 0.6g
- Carbohydrates 12.0g
- Of which sugars 1.8g
- Protein 4.7g
- Salt 0.4g