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Lasagne

Ingredients
  Butter 1 Ounce (25 Gram)
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Streaky bacon slice 4 , finely chopped
  Onion 1 Large, finely chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Lean beef 1 1⁄2 Pound, minced (700 Gram)
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Tomato puree 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped tomato 14 Ounce (1 Tin, 400 Grams)
  Beef stock 1⁄2 Pint (300 Milliliter)
  Red wine 1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter)
  Mixed herbs/Basil 1 Teaspoon
  Lasagna sheets 10 Ounce, ready cooked (215 Gram)
For cheese sauce
  Flour 2 Ounce (50 Gram)
  Milk 3⁄4 Pint (450 Milliliter)
  Cream 1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter)
  Cheddar cheese 2 Ounce, grated (50 Gram)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Pepper 1 Pinch
  Nutmeg 1 Pinch
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Heat oven to 350°F/180°C/Gas 4.

MAKING
2) In a skillet hot oil/butter and cook bacon pieces until crisp.
3) Add onion and garlic and stir until soft.
4) Add meat and brown well.
5) Mix tomatoes, puree, stock, herbs, and seasoning.
6) Boil the mixture and simmer on less heat for 20 minutes.
7) Stir in between to avoid the meat sticking.
8) Let stand to cool for sometime.
9) Remove fat from the top.
10) Stir in flour into fat. Stir into the dish to thicken the sauce.
11) To prepare Cheese sauce - in a saucepan melt oil and butter.
12) Mix flour and make a roux.
13) Pour milk and stir until boiling.
14) Take off from heat, add cream, cheese, nutmeg and seasoning.
15) Stir until cheese melts.
16) Grease a large rectangle baking dish with butter.
17) At the base spread half the meat and cover with sheets of lasagne.
18) Arrange half the cheese sauce on top.
19) Repeat layers until all ingredients are used ending with cheese sauce.
20) Add extra cheese grated on top.
21) Bake for 40 minutes until browned.

SERVING
22) Serve with green salad and garlic bread.
23) Prepare this dish in advance and let stand for 1 hour. The cooking time can be reduced by 10 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Lasagna
Ingredient: 
Bacon
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
105 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Lasagne Recipe