Plant-based "Meat" Lasagna

This super-healthy vegetable lasagna is hearty, full of vegetables, and tastes exceptionally awesome. Even meat eaters will love this recipe!


  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ Tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp kosher salt
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup onion (chopped)
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup asiago cheese
  • 16 oz plant-based ground meat (or vegetarian protein crumbles)
  • 1 can diced tomatoes, 28 oz.
  • 9 oven-ready lasagna pasta
  • parmesan cheese (as desired)
  • cooking spray


    1. Place chopped onions into a microwave-safe dish, add olive oil and mix.
    2. Place the WIRE RACK into the oven followed by the dish on top of the WIRE RACK. Press the Airfry/Broil/Combo button 4 times (COMBO 1). Set dial for 8 minutes. Press Start.
    3. While onions are cooking, put the plant-based ground meat in a medium microwave-safe bowl, add garlic powder, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper, and mix well.
    4. Remove cooked onions from oven. Combine to the meat mixture. Place mixture into the oven. Press Microwave once (1000W). Set dial for 7 minutes. Press Start. Halfway through, open oven and crumble mixture with a fork, close door. Press Start.
    5. Combine diced tomatoes to the mixture. Place bowl back into the oven. Press Microwave once (1000W). Set dial for 2 minutes. Press Start.
    6. In a separate bowl, mix ricotta, asiago cheese and 1 cup of mozzarella cheese.
    7. Coat a 9×9” baking dish with cooking spray. Lay pasta next to each other, covering bottom of dish, spread half of the ricotta mixture over pasta, followed by a layer of the meat mixture (around 1½ cups) and repeat. Spread remaining meat mixture on top and sprinkle with parmesan if desired. It is possible to have more/less layers depending on amount of meat between pasta.
    8. Place dish into the oven. Press Convection Bake 5 times (375°F). Set dial for 30 minutes. Press Start.
    9. After lasagna is cooked, carefully remove from oven and sprinkle with the reserved cup of mozzarella cheese. Place back into the oven and bake for another 10 minutes at 375°F.


    Allow lasagna to cool for five minutes before serving. Enjoy!