Lasagne

Ingredients

  • 1 pack lasagne sheets
  • 3 liters water
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 60g butter
  • 2 tablespoons plain flour
  • 2 1/2 cups milk
  • Pinch of ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup grated Mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Meat Sauce

  • 500g beef mince
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 cup beef stock
  • 1 tablespoon Italian herbs
  • Salt, pepper
  • Heat the oil, add onion and garlic then cook for 5 minutes
  • Add beef mince and cook until browned
  • Add the tomatoes, tomato paste, stock, mixed herbs, salt and pepper
  • Bring to the boil then let it simmer for 30 minutes stirring occasionally.

Béchamel Sauce

  • Melt the butter then add plain flour, stir continually for 2 minutes
  • Remove from heat and add the milk
  • Return to the heat and let it boil while stirring continually until sauce thickens
  • Add the cheese and nutmeg
  • In a large pot bring the water to boil add lasagne, salt and oil
  • Stir gently until the lasagne becomes tender, cool the sheets under running water
  • Spread a layer of meat sauce over the base of the lasagne dish
  • Pour some béchamel sauce and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese
  • Cover with a layer of lasagne sheets
  • Repeat to make 2 layers and pour over remaining béchamel and sprinkle with
  • Parmesan cheese and italian herbs
  • Bake in a preheated oven 180 for about 35 minutes or until golden
  • stand for 10 minutes before serving

One thought on “Lasagne

  1. Dear Fiona and Amy, thank you for your yummy recipes, the way you present them make them look so easy and so much fun to prepare. Love the music as well.
    Keep up the good work, you are both doing so well. Looking farward to get more.

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