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Mushroom lasagne with cavolo nero

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1H 30M

This delicious vegetarian lasagne is full of hearty mushrooms and nutritious greens for a tasty vegetable twist on this classic dish.

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1.Combine ricotta, half the pecorino, the buttermilk, nutmeg and grated rind in a large bowl.
2.Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat, add garlic, half the green onion and 400g (12½ ounces) of the mushrooms; cook, covered, for 5 minutes or until mushrooms start to soften. Add 300g (9½ ounces) of the cavolo nero; stir until wilted. Cool slightly.
3.Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F.
4.Grease a 3-litre (12 cup) ovenproof dish. Spread base with ¼ cup of the ricotta mixture. Top with a single layer of lasagne sheets, trimming to fit. Top with one-third of the remaining ricotta mixture and half the mushroom mixture. Continue layering, ending with ricotta mixture.
5.Cover lasagne with foil. Bake for 25 minutes. Remove foil; bake a further 20 minutes or until pasta is cooked through and top is golden brown.
6.Meanwhile, heat extra oil in a medium frying pan over high heat; cook remaining mushrooms and remaining cavolo nero, stirring, for 3 minutes. Add remaining green onion, the hazelnuts, rind strips and chilli; toss to combine.
7.Serve lasagne topped with mushroom mixture and remaining pecorino.

Lasagne can be made a day ahead. Keep, covered, in the refrigerator.


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