Fuss-free cauliflower cheese lasagne

Cauliflower cheese meets lasagne.
Cauliflower cheese meets lasagne. Photo: James Moffatt

Tip: you can make one large lasagne – use a 6-cup capacity dish.


1 x 400g cauliflower, trimmed and cut into florets 

2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 

1 tsp salt flakes

1 tsp cracked black pepper 

500g mascarpone 

½ cup coarsely grated parmesan 

½ cup coasely grated smoked cheddar

1 tbsp Dijon mustard

4 fresh lasagne sheets, torn

12 sage leaves

finely grated parmesan, to serve 


1. Preheat oven to 200C fan-forced (220C conventional). Place the cauliflower, oil, salt and pepper in 2 x 2.5-cup capacity baking dishes and toss to combine. Loosely cover with foil and roast for 15 minutes. 

2. Meanwhile, mix together mascarpone, cheeses and mustard. Remove cauliflower form the oven add lasagne sheets, placing around the cauliflower, and spoon over the mascarpone mixture. 

3. Return to the oven and bake for 15 minutes, or until golden and bubbling, adding the sage leaves in the last minute of cooking. 

4. Serve with grated parmesan.