About this recipe:Once you make this lasagne, it will become a family favourite. Lasagne sheets are layered with a meat sauce and cheese mixture, before being baked to perfection.
450g lasagne sheets
225g minced pork
225g lean minced beef
2 (400g) tins chopped tomatoes
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1 clove garlic, crushed
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
75g finely chopped onion
1/8 teaspoon caster sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
450g cottage cheese
60g grated Parmesan cheese
2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
450g grated mozzarella cheese
Method Prep:1hr › Cook:45min › Ready in:1hr45min
Preheat oven to 190 C / Gas 5. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to the boil. Add lasagne sheets and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain and set aside.
Place pork and beef in a large, deep frying pan. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Stir in passata, chopped tomatoes, parsley, garlic, oregano, onion, sugar, basil and salt. Simmer over medium-low heat for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
In a large bowl, combine cottage cheese, eggs, Parmesan cheese, parsley, salt and pepper.
In a 20x30cm baking dish, place 2 layers of lasagne on the bottom of dish; layer 1/2 of the cheese mixture, 1/2 of the mozzarella cheese and 1/2 of the sauce; repeat layers.
Cover with foil and bake in preheated oven for 30 to 40 minutes. Remove foil and bake for another 5 to 10 minutes; let stand for 10 minutes before cutting; serve.