This popular dish is a classic. Serve with garlic bread for an extra tasty treat.

  • Serves: 4 people
  • Prep time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking time: 75 minutes
    • Italian

    Lasagne with Crispy Salad

    Recipe Information

    Ingredients
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     For the bolognese sauce:

    400g lean mince beef

    2 400g cans chopped tomatoes

    3 courgettes, grated

    300g spinach, shredded

    200g mushrooms, finely sliced

    1 onion, thinly sliced

    4 gloves of garlic, crushed

    1 tsp mixed herbs

    1 tbsp olive oil

    Salt and pepper

    For the white sauce and salad:

    125g light mozzarella ball, sliced

    10 lasagne sheets (wholemeal if possible)

    800ml low fat milk

    50g low fat grated mozzarella

    20g butter

    20g flour

    spray oil

    120g bag of rocket & 150g bag of mixed leaves in one bowl

    Method

    Pre-heat oven to 180ºC.

    Heat oil in a deep non-stick saucepan.

    Add the onions and cook for 3 minutes until soft.

    Add the garlic and stir.

    Add the mince and cook until browned.

    Add the courgettes, spinach, and mushrooms and stir.

    Add the tomatoes and stir.

    Add the herbs and salt and pepper and simmer for 20 minutes.

    Meanwhile prepare the white sauce.

    Melt the butter in a non-stick saucepan.

    Add flour, and then milk stirring all the time.

    Cook over a low heat and add the grated mozzarella cheese when removing from heat.

    Next spray some oil in the base of a large ovenproof dish.

    Cover the base of the dish with a layer of white sauce. Next add a layer of lasagne sheets.

    Next add some more white sauce followed by a layer of meat sauce.

    Add some more white sauce and more lasagne sheets.

    Add the last of the white sauce and finish off with the remaining meat sauce.

    Top with the sliced mozzarella cheese and place in the oven to cook for 45 minutes.

    Serve with crispy rocket and mixed leaf salad.