My Signature Lasagne!

Over the years my Lasagne has become a favourite amongst family and friends!

Tweaking different recipes and ideas I have come to create the most delicious lasagne.

In true Emily style it’s made with love, to be shared, enjoyed and followed by a big nap haha.

 Image via pinterest

Image via pinterest

Ingredients

(Serves 6)

  • 1kg Minced Beef

  • 1 whole garlic

  • 1/2 onion

  • Large jar of tomato paste concentrate

  • 2 tins of crushed tomatos

  • 1/4 cup beef stock

  • Salt & Pepper

  • 120g Fresh Basil

  • 120g Fresh Parsley

  • 250ml cooking cream

  • 2 1/2 cups plain flour

  • 3 1/2 cups milk

  • 300g grated parmesan cheese

  • 400g baking/melting cheese

  • Lasagne sheets

Method

  • Preheat oven to bake 150 degrees

Meat Sauce

  • Crush garlic & finely chop onion, parsley & basil

  • Add some olive oil to a hot pan, add garlic and onion and cook until browned

  • Add mince and cook until brown

  • Add basil & parsley to meat

  • Add tinned tomato, stock, salt and pepper (as much as you like) and tomato paste

  • let simmer until liquid reduces to a thick, rich sauce

White Sauce

  • In a medium/large pot heat the milk so that it is warm but not boiling

  • Add in the flour little by little and stir vigorously with a whisk until a thick, saucy consistency

  • Add salt and pepper

Construction

  • In a deep baking dish add first layer of lasagne sheets

  • Add a layer of mince sauce

  • Add a layer of white sauce

  • Add a mixed layer of parmesan and melting cheese & add a thin layer of cream

    (continue until you reach the top of the baking tray)

  • With the top of the lasagne, after adding the final sheets give a generous layer of melting cheese completely covering the lasagne sheets, cover with cream and put in the oven until golden and baked to perfection!

Enjoy!!

Emily TominiComment