Griddled courgette & seafood lasagne

Griddled courgette & seafood lasagne

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(10 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 40 mins


Serves 4
Superhealthy and lower in fat than a traditional lasagne, this version is also a lot quicker to assemble

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal249
  • fat6g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs27g
  • sugars6g
  • fibre2g
  • protein24g
  • salt1.41g
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  • 1 tsp oil
  • 4 courgettes, sliced lengthways



    The courgette is a variety of cucurtbit, which means it's from the same family as cucumber,…

  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • ½ x 680ml jar passata with onion and garlic
  • 400g bag seafood mix, defrosted if frozen
  • 4 fresh lasagne sheets, halved
  • 3 tbsp grated Parmesan



    Parmesan is a straw-coloured hard cheese with a natural yellow rind and rich, fruity flavour. It…

  • 3 tbsp dried breadcrumbs
  • 350g green bean, to serve


  1. Heat a griddle and brush a little oil on the courgettes. Cook in batches until lightly charred. Season and scatter on the chilli, then set aside.

  2. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Pour a little passata in a medium-sized ovenproof dish. Place half the seafood over it, then season and top with a third of the courgettes.

  3. Top with 2 sheets of pasta, then more tomato sauce, seafood, courgettes, another layer of pasta, more tomato sauce and finish with the rest of the courgettes. Mix the Parmesan and breadcrumbs, then scatter on top and cook for 25-30 mins until golden. Steam or boil the green beans and serve with the lasagne.

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Comments (12)

pommestoo's picture

This is a super dish to make, although it takes a while to do if you start from scratch by making your own pasta. I rolled the lasagne sheets to no. 10 so they were really thin, & still only used 4 pieces. I used a whole bag of seafood mix................500gms........;;; which contained mussels, baby prawns, calamari, baby squid etc. & various courgette/squash from the garden The second time I made it, I put a layer of wilted chard/spinach in the base of the dish, which added extra flavour.
I will certainly be making this again.

gooseberrycrumble's picture

I used fresh seafood mix pack from fishmongers which was OK but lacked variety- it was basically salmon! Nice dish though, especially since using only 4 lasagne sheets significantly reduces carb content of regular lasagne. Didn't have griddling facilities so grilled courgettes which was fiddly. Assembled dish needed all 30 minutes in oven.

foodfocus's picture

tasty but found mixture a little loose, next time I will go with Nigel and I will try prawns with salmon or haddock and cod for a much firmer texture, other than that lovely and easy to make.

imeldab's picture

Yes, it's a pity there isn't more detail than just seafood mix, as I never buy frozen and would like to know what to buy fresh. Anyway I'll experiment - it sounds lovely

nhursthouse's picture

This is a great recipe really easy to do and takes no time at all. I didn't use a bag of seafood mix I used what I already had at hand which was haddock cut into chunks, muscles, and prawns next time I will use calamari as well maybe instead of the muscles which the wife wasn't fond of

beverleyc's picture

This was pretty nice. I wasn't completely convinced when I read the recipe but gave it a go to use up some courgettes from the garden and a bag of seafood that had been in the freezer for a while. Cooked the courgettes on the griddle pan which gave them a great flavour. A pretty easy meal to assemble and tasted pretty good. I would make it again.

thecherub's picture

Very tasty dish - hard to believe it is low fat and healthy! It was pretty quick and easy too, although I did use a tin of chopped tomatoes and not passata, I added onion and garlic seperately. Well done Good Food!

libby0's picture

Quite nice, I let the children assemble it and they enjoyed eating it.

Char-grilling the courgettes made them taste delicious, but I think 4 is too many...

aleksandra_jeruzel's picture

Great! Really easy and very tasty.

jburton's picture

I've just finished making/preparing this, its now sitting in the fridge waiting to be cooked tonight. I also added French beans and Thinly sliced red pepper to the lasagne. I'm serving it with a corn on the cob each. I don't want to serve it with garlic bread, as I would usually do with lasagne, because we are on a health kick and we had garlic bread last night.

jakheslop's picture

This is really tasty. I replaced the seafood mix with 1 bit each of haddock, smoked haddock, salmon and some king prawns. I also added onions and mushrooms. Great for anyone doing weightwatchers, coming in with 8 propoints per serving.

martinyarnit's picture

If you prefer a less rich version, try the courgette lasagne at You can reduce even more the amount of fat by susbstituting a mixture of grated parmesan and water, quickly processed, for the top layer of bechamel sauce.

Questions (1)

gemma198926's picture

ive made this, and its sat in my freezer. any idea how long I need to cook it for from frozen. its portioned up.

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