Italian sausage lasagne

Italian sausage lasagne


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About this recipe: Classic lasagne recipe that tastes delicious!


Serves: 12 

  • 12 uncooked lasagne sheets
  • 500g fresh Italian sausage, casings removed
  • 100g chopped onions
  • 1/2 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 40g chopped fresh parsley, divided
  • 1 300g jar tomato puree
  • 300g passata
  • 500ml water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried Italian herbs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil leaves
  • 500g ricotta cheese
  • 300g frozen spinach, thawed and squeeze dried
  • 50g grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 350g grated mozzarella cheese

Prep:40min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Extra time:10min  ›  Ready in:1hr50min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas mark 4.
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to the boil. Add lasagne and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  3. In frying pan over medium heat, brown the sausage with the onions (breaking the sausage up as it cooks), garlic and 1/2 of the parsley; drain. Add tomato puree, passata, water, Italian herbs, oregano and basil; mix well. Simmer, covered, for 5 minutes; stirring occasionally.
  4. In a bowl, combine remaining parsley and Ricotta, spinach, Parmesan, eggs, salt and pepper; mix well.
  5. In lightly greased 23x33cm baking dish, spread 2 cupfuls of the sauce mixture. Begin layering with 4 lasagne sheets, 1/2 of the cheese mix, 1/3 remaining sauce, and 1/3 of the mozzarella. Repeat this layer again and the last layer will be lasagne sheets, sauce and mozzarella cheese.
  6. Bake covered in a preheated oven at for 45 minutes. Bake uncovered an additional 10 minutes. Let cool 10 minutes before serving.

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