Sausage Lasagne

Sausage Lasagne


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About this recipe: This lasagne takes a little while to make, but the results are really worth it. Lasagne sheets are layered with a bacon and sausage tomato sauce, ricotta and mozzarella cheese, before being baked to perfection. Enjoy with a side salad and/or garlic bread.


Makes: 1 20x30cm dish

  • 9 thick rashers streaky bacon, diced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Italian herbs
  • 1.6kg passata
  • 900g Italian sausages
  • 450g lasagne sheets
  • 1kg ricotta cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 75ml milk
  • 8 slices mozzarella cheese
  • 675g grated mozzarella cheese

Prep:45min  ›  Cook:6hr  ›  Ready in:6hr45min 

  1. Brown bacon and onion in a large pan over medium heat. Stir in fennel seeds, 1 teaspoon oregano, Italian herbs and passata. Cover and simmer on low for 4 to 6 hours or until thick.
  2. Brown sausages in a large frying pan. Drain on kitchen towels. Cut into 2.5cm pieces.
  3. Mix together ricotta cheese, egg, milk, parsley and 1 teaspoon oregano in a medium bowl.
  4. Layer 250g sauce on the bottom of a 20x30cm dish. Layer with 1/3 uncooked lasagne sheets, 1/2 ricotta cheese mixture, 1/2 sausages, 1/3 grated mozzarella and 1/2 sliced mozzarella cheese. Top with 1/3 sauce. Repeat layers. Top with remaining 1/3 lasagne sheets. Spread remaining sauce over the top and sprinkle with remaining 1/3 grated mozzarella cheese.
  5. Bake at 180 C / Gas 4 for 1 1/2 hours.

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