Recipe

Easy lasagne

You'll have everyone gobbling up this simple yet tantilising Italian classic. With tomato sauce, oregano, pasta and mince there is no going wrong with this flavour combination.

  • 20 mins preparation
  • 1 hr cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

Easy lasagne
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large (200g) brown onion, chopped finely
  • 2 clove garlic, crushed
  • 750 gram beef mince
  • 700 gram jar provvista sugo classica (italian cooking sauce)
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 425 gram prepared boscaiola or carbonara sauce
  • 375 gram packet fresh lasagne sheets
  • 2 cup (220g) shredded pizza cheese (mozzarella and parmesan)

Method

Easy lasagne
  • 1
    Preheat the oven to moderately hot, 200°C (180°C fan-forced).
  • 2
    Heat oil in a large saucepan or deep frying pan; cook onion and garlic for about 5 minutes or until onion softens. Add mince, cook, stirring, until mince changes colour. Stir in the sauce and oregano; simmer, covered, for about 10 minutes or thickened slightly. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • 3
    Grease a 2.5-litre (10-cup) capacity ovenproof dish. Spread 1/3 cup boscaiola sauce over base of dish. Layer two pasta sheets, 1/4 of the meat sauce and 1/4 cup of the cheese. Repeat layering, starting with pasta sauce and ending with cheese (you will have four layers in total). Top the final layer with remaining boscaiola sauce and remaining cheese.
  • 4
    Bake lasagne, uncovered, for about 40 minutes or until the top is browned and pasta is tender. Stand for 10 minutes before cutting.

Notes

Suitable to freeze. Not suitable to microwave.

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