Home Made Tasty Lasagne

You can use a shop bought lasagne sauce but add your own vegetables and one secret ingredient (sugar) to make a rich deep sauce.

Recipe By: midnight kitchen (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/111)
Serves 6 Prep: 20 min Cook: 40 min

Ingredients

Onion, carrot, celery 1-2 each
Garlic 2 cloves
Minced beef 500g
Red wine 100ml
Aubergine, mushrooms (optional) as you like
Lasagne sauce (red & white) 1 jar each
Sugar 1/2 tbsp
Lasagne sheets 1/2 box
Stockpot 1
Cheese 250-400g

Method

1
Fry the diced onion, carrot and celery in oil and a pinch of salt on low heat. This sofrite is critical for the dish.
2
In another pan, put the garlic and mince to fry. Add wine and simmer. Add the sofrite.
3
Add the tomato sauce from the jar, stockpot and a bouquet garni (if you like) and simmer until reduced. Add the sugar.
4
In an oven dish, first lay the lasagne sheet, then white sauce from the jar, meat sauce, your favourite vegetables (such as aubergine, mushrooms, asparagus) and cheese in 3 layers.
5
Bake in the oven 200C for 40 minutes. Cover with foil for the first 30 minutes, then remove for the cheese to bubble and brown nicely.
6
Wait for 10 minutes before cutting and putting on a plate so that it firms up (the soft mince and cheese is likely to collapse if you serve it immediately). It's better served the next day.

Tips & Note

Tastes even better the next day, so make it the day before your party.
Cooking the sofrite slowly really adds depth to the dish, so take your time over this.

Home Made Tasty Lasagne

You can use a shop bought lasagne sauce but add your own vegetables and one secret ingredient (sugar) to make a rich deep sauce.

Recipe By: midnight kitchen (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/111)

Serves 6

Prep: 20 min

Cook: 40 min

Ingredients

Onion, carrot, celery 1-2 each
Garlic 2 cloves
Minced beef 500g
Red wine 100ml
Aubergine, mushrooms (optional) as you like
Lasagne sauce (red & white) 1 jar each
Sugar 1/2 tbsp
Lasagne sheets 1/2 box
Stockpot 1
Cheese 250-400g

Home Made Tasty Lasagne

Recipe ID :954 Posted on 04 AUG 2015

Serves 6

Prep 20min
Cook 40min
views 745
printed 83

saved 0

You can use a shop bought lasagne sauce but add your own vegetables and one secret ingredient (sugar) to make a rich deep sauce.

Share

Ingredients

Print Ingredients Email Ingredients
1-2 each
2 cloves
500g
100ml
as you like
1 jar each
1/2 tbsp
1/2 box
1
250-400g

Method

Prep
20min
Cook
40min
1
Fry the diced onion, carrot and celery in oil and a pinch of salt on low heat. This sofrite is critical for the dish.
2
In another pan, put the garlic and mince to fry. Add wine and simmer. Add the sofrite.
3
Add the tomato sauce from the jar, stockpot and a bouquet garni (if you like) and simmer until reduced. Add the sugar.
4
In an oven dish, first lay the lasagne sheet, then white sauce from the jar, meat sauce, your favourite vegetables (such as aubergine, mushrooms, asparagus) and cheese in 3 layers.
5
Bake in the oven 200C for 40 minutes. Cover with foil for the first 30 minutes, then remove for the cheese to bubble and brown nicely.
6
Wait for 10 minutes before cutting and putting on a plate so that it firms up (the soft mince and cheese is likely to collapse if you serve it immediately). It's better served the next day.

Tips & Note

Tastes even better the next day, so make it the day before your party.
Cooking the sofrite slowly really adds depth to the dish, so take your time over this.

HOME
midnight kitchen
I’ve got 104 recipes!

MIDNIGHT KITCHEN
Step into my kitchen!
A simple one pot dish using tomato and onion to create a good flavour.
Rice, Tomato juice, Brine from tinned tuna, Water, Vegetable stock cube, Onion, Capers, Tinned tuna, Cheese, Parsley
HOME
An excellent kaiseki course, this dish is low calorie, high in nutrition and good for a healthy diet.
Edamame beans, Arrowroot powder (yoshino-kuzu), Water, Dashi stock granules, Egg, Mangetout
HOME
I enjoyed this in an exclusive Japanese restaurant. It takes a bit of time to cook at home but it's worth it.
Whole sea bream , Kombu seaweed, Water, Bonito flakes, Salt, Light soy sauce, Somen noodles, Spring onion or leek, Carrot, Lime
HOME
5th May is Boy's Day in Japan, this is a traditional sweet for this occasion.
Tinned butterbeans, Granulated sugar, Water, Food colouring
HOME
We don't want to waste any kombu seaweed used in dashi broth, so let's use it to make this preserve.
Kombu (left from dashi broth), Water, Vinegar, Light soy sauce, Sake, Brown sugar, Mirin, White sesame seeds
HOME
After making a hotpot or a nabe, you always have leftover broth. This is excellent, as it has all the taste from the previous ingredients, so never waste this - let's cook a whole onion in it!
Onions, Leftover broth, Seasoning
HOME

Similar Recipe

This is a twist to a traditional lasagne, it's got a good kick of spice.
Lasagne sheets, Onions (medium), Carrots (medium), Courgettes (small), Tinned tomatoes (chopped), Garlic, Ginger, Green chillies, Chilli powder, Salt, Brown sauce, Tomato puree, Water, Plain flour, Vegetable oil, Mustard, Salt & pepper, Milk, Cheddar cheese (mature), Paprika
The surimi is shaped to look like baby eel, it's from the Spanish gourmet city of San Sebastian.
Tinned baby eel surimi, Olive oil, Onion, Pancetta or bacon, Dried chilli, Cherry tomatoes, Garlic, Cooked prawns, Spaghetti
Such simple seasoning using shiso herbs and sesame oil - ideal for a light lunch.
Linguine, Salt, Shiso herb leaves, Ginger , Shiitake mushrooms, Sesame oil, Sesame seeds
baba-chan
HOME
Yes, use onion slices as a pizza base...goes well with a lovely cold drink.
Onions (large), Salt, Tuna (tinned, in oil), Capers, Mayonnaise, Peppers (red & green), Mozzarella cheese (chopped)
Nanita
PRO
Adding the vegetables, meat and beans make this bolognese sauce a hit with everyone.
Minced beef, Onion, Carrots, Celery, Mushrooms, Garlic, Kidney beans, Whole tomatoes, Flour, Vegetable oil, (A), Red wine, Worcester sauce, Sugar, Soy sauce , Salt & pepper, Bay leaves, Stock cubes, Nutmeg, Thyme
Enjoy with lots of grated cheese on the top.
Minced beef, Onion (medium), Olive oil, Garlic, Red wine, Pepper, Courgette (small), Tinned tomatoes, Worcester sauce, Ketchup, Salt, Pasta, Cheddar cheese (grated)
Nuko@York
HOME

All New Recipes

Let's make a delicious seafood curry rice using a 'Sauce Americane'.
Prawns with heads on, Garlic, Onion, Mixed seafood, Vegetable oil, Japanese curry roux cubes, Chicken stock cube, Hot water, Cooked rice
cookbuzz
PRO
Did you know that curry was introduced to Japan by the Royal Navy in the late 19th century?
Chicken breast fillet, Salt & pepper, Flour, Vegetable oil, Carrots (medium), Onion (medium), Garlic, Ginger, Chicken stock cubes, Curry roux cubes (JAVA brand)
cookbuzz
PRO
There's no simple way to make an authentic tonkotsu stock at home, it's very complicated. Instead, try this simpler recipe - it's not authentic but still super delicious!
Polish bacon (thick slices), Spring onions, Soft boiled egg, Nori sheet, Garlic, Vegetable oil, Ramen noodles, Tonkotsu stock:, Pork stock cubes, Hot water, Soya milk, Miso, Marmite, Soy sauce, Tahini, Lard (optional)
cookbuzz
PRO
Sausage, pasta sauce, mozzarella cheese and mustard in puff pastry and baked in the oven. So simple but so delicious...
Puff pastry sheet, Frankfurter sausages, Dolmio pasta sauce (sundried tomato), Wholegrain mustard, Mozzarella cheese (grated), Egg yolk
KitchenCIB
HOME
Also works well as a vegetarian main dish!
Cavolo Nero (black cabbage), Olive oil, Garlic, Anchovies, Salt & pepper, Pine nuts, Fresh red chilli, Mozzarella cheese, Extra virgin olive oil, Balsamic vinegar, Parmigiano reggiano
Mizue
PRO
A healthy filling dish.
Pointed cabbage, Olive oil, Garlic, Cumin seeds, Coriander seeds, Natural yogurt, Salt, Harrisa paste (optional)
Mizue
PRO