All recipes are deliciously vegan

Facebook iconTwitterYoutubeInstagram

Spinach & Walnut Lasagne

2 spoon difficulty rating

1 hour 30 mins


Spinach & Walnut Lasagne

A lovely alternative to the usual veggie version.



Recipe and picture by Chava Eichner 



  • ½ tbsp olive oil
  • ½ medium onion, chopped small
  • ½ crushed garlic
  • large handful of broken walnuts
  • 450ml passata
  • ½ tbsp dried basil
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
  • pinch of sugar
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 100g fresh spinach, roughly chopped OR Swiss chard


  • 338g firm tofu, drained and crumbled
  • 7g finely chopped fresh parsley or 1 tbsp dried
  • 1 small clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • salt and pepper
  • 100g lasagne no-cook sheets
  • 50g grated dairy-free cheese (eg Tesco, Violife, Sainsbury, VLife or Sheese. (We particularly like the Greek-style as it melts so well)


1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, cover and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

2. Add garlic and walnuts and cook, covered, for a few minutes.

3. Remove saucepan lid, add garlic, passata, basil, oregano, bay leaf and a pinch of sugar. Season with salt and pepper. Simmer for 20-30 minutes to allow flavours to blend.

4. 5-10 minutes before the end of sauce cooking time, stir in the spinach. Also preheat the oven to 190˚C/375˚F/ Gas 5.

5. In a large bowl, combine crumbled tofu with the parsley, garlic, lemon juice and season well with salt and pepper. Mix until well combined.

6. When the sauce has cooked, discard the bay leaf.

7. Spread a thin layer of the tomato sauce in the bottom of a shallow rectangular baking dish.

8. Arrange a layer of lasagne sheets on top.

9. Spread a layer of tofu mixture.

10. Repeat with alternating layers, ending with tomato sauce. Top with cheese and bake for 30-40 minutes – or until heated through. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

Share on FacebookShare on Twitter

Did you know that Vegan Recipe Club is run by a charity?

Viva! is a UK-registered charity which educates people about the realities of factory farming and how it impacts our health, the planet and animals. Vegan Recipe Club is part of our project to make going – and staying – vegan really easy by providing amazing recipes which make even meat-eaters’ mouths water!

We’re doing it because veganism saves animals, protects our planet and is better for the environment and your health.

We don’t receive any government funding. We can only keep going with YOUR help. Please consider donating to Viva! to help us continue to offer these life-saving services.

New recipes

Displaying 1 - 15 of 15
Chilli Hotpot with Black Beans, Lentils & Chocolate
This is a simple, hearty dish that lends itself to bulk cooking. We've used tinned beans and lentils for speed...See recipe »
One Pot 'Chicken' Jambalaya
Try our version of a New Orleans favourite! It's only one pot too so save time on the dreaded washing...See recipe »
Classic Carrot Cake
Wow your friends and family with this deliciously moist carrot cake! It's really simple to make and perfect with a...See recipe »
Hot Cross Buns With Marmalade Glaze
Not just for Easter, these buns make a perfect breakfast or snack anytime of the year. Toast, spread with dairyfree...See recipe »
Artichoke Fish Cakes with Dill Mayo
You won’t believe how convincing these fishcakes are – in appearance, texture and taste. Delicious served with a salad for...See recipe »
Quick & Easy Filet-No-Fish
This is our super easy version of a filet-no-fish! Grab a slice of tofu, mix up a paste and fry...See recipe »
No-bake Light & Fluffy Vanilla Cheesecake (no cashews)
This is our version of the new Frankie & Benny's vegan vanilla Oreo cheesecake. It's so quick to make and...See recipe »
THIS Isn't Chicken Vietnamese Curry
This is our version of a PHO favourite! Lots of delicious veggies, creamy coconut milk, fragrant spices, toasted cashews, crispy...See recipe »
Cheesecake Brownies
Take two of the best desserts ever, mix them together and what have you got... a decadent and outrageously delicious...See recipe »
Creamy Squash Pasta
A quick, easy and deliciously hearty recipe by the fabulous Bianca Zapatka!See recipe »
15 Minute Flourless Choc Chip Banana Muffins
I don’t usually toot my own horn, but these are genius! My daughter and husband both love them and I...See recipe »
Chinese Omelette
This is my savoury go-to breakfast. It reminds me of holidays in Asia amongst palm trees, beaches and humid curly...See recipe »
No-bake Millionaire's Shortbread
Despite being so decadent and delicious, this is partly raw and contains no refined sugar. Tasty and (almost) guilt-free :)See recipe »
Roast Parsnip & Cashew Curry
A seasonal, unusual and deliciously hearty curry. The combination of flavours works incredibly well together and it's definitely a crowd-pleaser...See recipe »
Black Forest Gateau Smoothie
This smoothie is so incredibly indulgent and delicious, you can't believe it's made from fruit - you can have it...See recipe »