Nan's lasagne

    1 hour 40 min

    If you love lasagne you'll love this recipe as it is very, very tasty! Serve with garlic bread and a salad - enjoy.


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    Serves: 4 

    • oil, as needed for cooking
    • 1 small onion, finely chopped
    • 100g mushrooms, thinly sliced
    • 1lb beef mince
    • 1 (400g) tin chopped tomatoes
    • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
    • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
    • 1 teaspoon dried basil
    • 2 bay leaves
    • 1 pinch salt and pepper
    • 2 tablespoons butter
    • 2 tablespoons plain flour
    • 360ml milk
    • 100g cheese of your choice, grated
    • 1 packet lasagne sheets

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:1hr20min  ›  Ready in:1hr40min 

    1. In a frying pan over a medium heat, warm a little oil then add the onions, mushrooms and beef and cook and stir until mince is browned. Add the tomatoes, garlic, oregano, basil and bay leaves. Season, stir well and leave to simmer on a low heat for 45 to 50 minutes. Remove and discard the bay leaves once the time is up.
    2. To make the b├ęchamel sauce, melt the butter in a saucepan over a medium heat then add the flour and cook and stir until it forms a golden paste. Gradually whisk in the milk until the sauce thickens. Remove the saucepan from the heat the stir in the cheese, reserving some for the top the lasagne.
    3. Into a baking dish spoon a third of the beef mixture over the base, followed by a layer of lasagne sheets and topped with b├ęchamel sauce. Repeat until the mixture is used up. Top with the reserved grated cheese.
    4. Pop the lasagne under the grill for 10 minutes until cheese has melted.

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