Classic Lasagne

INGREDIENTS

BOLOGNESE SAUCE
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 brown onions, chopped
  • 3 rashers of bacon, rindless, finely chopped
  • 1kg minced beef
  • 700g tomato passata
  • 2 tbs tomato paste
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1/4 cup chopped flat leaf parsley leaves
  • 1 tbs Broth of Life Beef Broth
  • sea salt and cracked pepper
  • 500g lasagne sheets
  • 3/4 cup grated mozarella
WHITE SAUCE
  • 80g butter
  • 4tbs gluten free flour
  • 4 cups (1 litre) milk of choice
  • 3/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • sea salt and cracked black pepper

 

METHOD

BOLOGNESE SAUCE
  1. Using a frying pan over high heat, pop in your oil, garlic and onion and cook for 3 minutes until just soft.
  2. Add bacon and cook for one minute, then add mince and cook, stirring, until brown. Add bay leaf.
  3. To the side measure a cup of boiling water and stir in Broth of Life beef broth powder. Add this to the mince.
  4. Add tomato passata, tomato paste and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until thickened.
  5. Stir through the parsley, salt and pepper.
  6. Set aside taking out the bay leaf.
  7. Prepare your white sauce (as below)
  8. Preheat the oven to 190C (375F)
  9. Grease a rectangular oven proof dish (approx 23cm x 30cm)and line with lasagne sheets
  10. Thinly spread 1/4 of the bolognese sauce, cover with lasagne sheets, spoon over 1/4 of the white sauce.
  11. Repeat the layers and finish with white sauce.
  12. Sprinkle with mozarella and bake for 25-30 minutes until golden brown.
WHITE SAUCE
  1. Place butter in a saucepan over medium heat and melt.
  2. Sift in flour and stir into a smooth paste.
  3. Add milk and keep stirring until the sauce has boiled and thickened.
  4. Fold the parmesan cheese into the sauce and add salt and pepper.
  5. Set aside to cool to room temperature

 

BUY BONE BROTH

Broth of Life Bone Broth

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