Recipe Box, Eggplant, Prosciutto & Gruyère Lasagna

Just about everybody loves lasagna, so next time you’re in the mood, change it up a little by trying this version with a few unexpected ingredients, prosciutto, eggplant, carrot and Gruyère cheese~

 

eggplant gruyere prosciutto lasagna

 

It bakes up perfectly gooey cheesy good

 

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With all the layers like traditional lasagna

 

prosciutto & gruyere lasagna

 

Here’s the line-up of ingredients~ you can use a good jarred marinara or make your own sauce

 

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Brown sausage in one skillet, and saute the vegetables in another. {or you can brown the sausage first, remove and then cook vegetables in same skillet}

 

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Once eggplant is soft and golden add prosciutto and some Gruyere to skillet and stir

 

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Cook a few minutes to combine

 

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Then add sausage and marinara

 

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Put a layer of meat sauce in the bottom of a prepared baking dish

 

 

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Top with a layer of noodles and dollups of ricotta.  Season with salt, pepper and Italian seasoning

 

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Some grated cheese and more meat sauce

 

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More ricotta and marinara sauce

 

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Gently swirl this together

 

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Top with cheese.  Refrigerate covered for up to 24 hours if desired

 

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Bake uncovered at 350 for 1 hour or until heated through and bubbling

 

eggplant lasagna w:prociutto and gruyere

Eggplant, Prosciutto & Gruyère Lasagna

  • Servings: 6-8
  • Difficulty: easy
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1 cup diced carrot

1 medium onion, diced

1 medium eggplant, peeled and cut into small cubes

8 oz Italian sausage

4 oz  prosciutto, torn into pieces

4 cloves garlic

1 tsp Italian seasoning

salt & pepper

olive oil

No boil lasagna sheets

4 cups Marinara sauce

12 oz ricotta cheese

6 oz Gruyère cheese, grated

2 oz grated mozzarella cheese

Brown sausage in skillet, set aside.  Saute onion and carrot in olive oil  for 5 minutes over medium heat.  Add eggplant and cook until softened, about 5 more minutes.  Add prosciutto and garlic.  Cook, stirring for 3-4 minutes until garlic is fragrant.  Add sausage, 3 cups Marinara sauce and Italian seasoning.  Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes.

Spray a deep lasagna style dish with cooking spray.  Add 1/2 of sauce mixture to dish.  Layer 3-4 lasagna sheets on top, breaking pieces to fit if necessary.  Top lasagna noodles with dabs of ricotta and season with salt and pepper.  Top with half of each cheese.  Add remaining tomato mixture, top with another layer of lasagna and remaining ricotta.  Pour remaining 1 cup sauce over top, then sprinkle with remaining cheese.  Cover and refrigerate up to 24 hours until baking.

Bake at 350 for 1 hour or until heated through and bubbling

 

eggplant lasagna with prosciutto and gruyere

 

You are going to be so happy!

 

gruyere, prosciutto and eggplant lasagna

 

This is a great meal to put on your weekly menu for something different in the midst of all the traditional holiday dishes 🍗

 

luscious lasagna

Buon Appetitó !

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10 Responses to “Recipe Box, Eggplant, Prosciutto & Gruyère Lasagna”
  1. Mary says:

    I haven’t had lasagna in ages with just two of us Jenna! Your veggie version sounds wonderful 🙂

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  2. Judy Pimperl says:

    I was pulled in by that second pic…yes, the cheesy one. Oh my goodness.
    It also made me think of what it would be like to be your neighbor. The wonderful smells of food constantly being cooked drifting through the neighborhood. Do you have random neighbors just showing up about thirty minutes or so after putting something into the oven? I’m afraid I would have to knock on your door to investigate…I would love to be your neighbor for many reasons, my friend.
    Judy

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  3. I love lasagne, Jenna and this sounds amazing! You share the best recipes!

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  4. Looks like a very tasty twist on the typical lasagna. I wonder if my husband would eat more veggies with this kind of recipe 😉
    Thanks for sharing with us at the #HomeMattersParty link party.

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  5. leighdstr says:

    Now this sounds AMAZING!

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  6. Miz Helen says:

    Hi Jenna,
    Your Eggplant Prosciutto Gruyere Lasagna looks amazing. Wishing you and your family a bountiful Thanksgiving and thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Hope to see you again soon!
    Miz Helen

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