Super-easy beef lasagne

    1 hour 50 min

    Once you make this lasagne, it will become a firm favourite. Lasagne sheets are layered with cheese and beef ragu. Enjoy with garlic bread and a side salad, if desired.

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    Serves: 8 

    • 450g lean minced beef
    • 1 onion, chopped
    • 1/2 (300g) tin chopped mushrooms, drained
    • 800g tomato based pasta sauce
    • 450g cottage cheese
    • 550g ricotta cheese
    • 4 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
    • 2 eggs
    • 450g lasagne sheets
    • 225g grated mozzarella cheese, divided

    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:1hr10min  ›  Extra time:10min resting  ›  Ready in:1hr50min 

    1. In a large frying pan, cook the minced beef until brown. Add mushrooms and onions; saute until onions are transparent. Stir in pasta sauce and heat through.
    2. In a medium size bowl, combine cottage cheese, ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese and eggs.
    3. Spread a thin layer of the meat sauce in the bottom of a 20x30cm dish. Layer with lasagne sheets, cheese mixture, mozzarella cheese and meat sauce. Continue layering until all ingredients are used, reserving 65g mozzarella. Cover dish with foil.
    4. Bake in a preheated 180 C / Gas 4 oven for 45 minutes. Uncover and top with remaining mozzarella cheese. Bake for an additional 15 minutes. Remove from oven and let stand 10 to 15 minutes before serving.

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    Very tasty, I will definately make again  -  17 Oct 2012


    Great for an easy meal for the kids.  -  07 Jan 2011


    Yes my other half loved it will make this again! Made it again for tonight  -  17 Jul 2015