Mushroom Matzoh Lasagna


As I have mentioned before, living near Kennet Square, PA, the Mushroom Capital, mushrooms are quite a local food.  They are also one of Lauren’s favorites.  Thus, mushroom matzoh lasagna when she came home for the weekend.

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This recipe is adapted from one I found on fabulousfoods.com a few years ago.  The changes I have made are relatively minor, but this version was by far the best I have made.  This is an excellent vegetarian recipe for Passover.  It goes really well with a good salad, and makes a very colorful plate.

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Mushroom Matzoh Lasagna

2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil

2 onions, chopped

1 1/2 pounds mushrooms, chopped (local)

2 cups canned whole tomatoes, pureed

1/2 tsp dried oregano (from the garden)

kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

5 matzohs

1 cup cheddar jack cheese, grated

1/2 cup parmigiano reggiano, grated

Directions

Preheat oven to 350F. Grease an 8″ x 8″ pan.

Heat oil in a large skillet.  Cook onions, garlic and mushrooms until soft, about 6 minutes.

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Stir in 1 cup pureed tomatoes and oregano, simmer for 10 minutes.  Add salt and pepper to taste.  Set aside.

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Soften matzohs by holding under warm running water for a few seconds.  Spread 2 Tbsp of tomatoes on the bottom of the pan. Lay one matzoh on top. Spread 1/2 mushroom sauce on top. Top with matzoh.

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Add 1/2 the cheddar jack.

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Lay the 3rd matzoh on top, followed by the rest of the mushroom sauce, a matzoh, the rest of the cheddar jack, then the last matzoh.  Pour the rest of the tomatoes on top, then top with the grated parmigiano-reggiano.

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Bake for 30 minutes or until bubbly.

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Let sit for a few minutes, then cut into squares to serve.  Enjoy!

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Serves 4.

 

 

 

 

Categories: Kosher, Main Dish, Passover, Vegetarian | Tags: , | Leave a comment

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Let me know what you think of this post, and if you try the recipe, please let me know how it was and any suggestions you have. Thanks, Andrea

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