Lasagne is a classic and this veganised version is delicious and as we'll see, delightfully nutritious. In this article, we'll be using https://www.veebe.app/ to quickly check out the nutritional content of this vegan lasagne recipe from BBC Food:
First we copy and paste the ingredients from the recipe and set the number of portions to 6 (as stated in the recipe):
Next we click "Update" and we can see that all the ingredients have been matched correctly:
Let's take a look at the macro-nutrients:
This looks great - there's plenty of protein in here and a healthy fat content. We can click on the + next to Fat and see the Saturated Fat content is 2.9g, which is pretty low.
The calorie count might be a bit high for many (880 kcal per serving) so it might be better to split between 8 portions instead of 6, which would drop it to 660 kcal.
Let's move on to the vitamins:
This is great, we've exceeded the daily requirement for all but Vitamin D. That tends to be a troublesome one so we need to get plenty of sunshine!
Finally let's examine the mineral content:
This looks good as well with a decent amount of most of the trace minerals. Remember that the RDA for sodium is a maximum so it's ok to be a bit low on that one.
In summary, BBC Food's vegan lasagne recipe is a nutritious vegan recipe. We could have tinkered with it a bit but it wasn't necessary to make any modifications to improve its nutritional balance.