Paula's Lasagne

Paula's Lasagne


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I've tried to perfect my lasagne recipe over the years and finally came up with the one I love the most, it's not traditional but its so delicious.

mspaula New South Wales, Australia

Serves: 8 

  • 1 1/2 litres tomato puree
  • 1 small tub tomato taste
  • 2 onions
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 table spoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 500g pork mince
  • 500g veal mince
  • 2 Cups Romano cheese
  • salt, to taste
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 packs fresh lasagne sheets
  • 400g ricotta
  • 300g mozarella
  • 100g Romano cheese, extra

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:2hours  ›  Ready in:2hours10min 

  1. Start with the sauce: Finely chop onion and garlic and add oil in a pot, once brown add 500g of the pork and veal mince (leave the other 500g for the meatballs) once brown add the tomato puree, tomato paste and salt & pepper bring to the boil then turn down to a simmer
  2. Then the meatballs: (you can use italian sausage if you prefer) mix 500g of the pork and veal mince with 1 egg, salt and 2 cups of romano cheese then roll into balls and add to the sauce
  3. Leave the sauce simmering for around 1- 1.5 hours then prepare the cheeses- cut mozarella in small cubes, and mix the ricotta well with the remaining 2 eggs
  4. Get your oven dish ready, put a layer of the sauce then a layer of the lasagne sheets then a layer of the sauce, a sprinkle of mozarella, blobs of the ricotta/egg mixture and a sprinkle of the romano cheese. Repeat these layers until you have reached the top of the baking dish (approx 4 layers in a big dish) i finish with a layer of sauce and romano cheese only
  5. bake in the oven at 200 degrees for 30 mins covered with foil then remove foil and bake for a further 15 mins. ENJOY!

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