KIDS’ FAVOURITE LASAGNE

KIDS’ FAVOURITE LASAGNE

 

SERVES 4 | 30 MINS PREP | 30 MINS COOK TIME

 

INGREDIENTS

500g premium beef mince

  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 400g chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup beef stock
  • 1 tsp white sugar
  • 1 tsp dried mixed herbs
  • 250g lasagne sheets
  • 1 cup grated tasty Cheddar cheese

 

FOR THE WHITE SAUCE

  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp white flour
  • 1 cup milk

 

METHOD

Place mince in a bowl and mix in a little oil.

Heat a large frypan to hot.

Brown the mince in 2 batches, breaking up any lumps with a fork. Set aside.

Add onion and garlic to the frypan, cook until onion is soft.

Return mince and add the tomato paste, tomatoes, stock, sugar and mixed herbs.

Bring to the boil, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

 

To make the white sauce, melt the butter in a saucepan, add the flour and stir until bubbly.

Add one third of the milk and stir continually until the sauce boils and thickens.

Repeat this twice until all the milk is added.

Keep stirring until the sauce boils. Season to taste.

 

Preheat the oven to 180ºC.

To assemble, alternate layers of meat sauce with the lasagne sheets and half the white sauce in a greased lasagne dish, finishing with a layer of white sauce.

Sprinkle with the grated cheese. Bake uncovered for about 30 minutes or until thoroughly hot.

Serve with salad or seasonal vegetables.

 

Recipe and image thanks to recipes.co.nz

 

 

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