Just A Mum's Delicious Lasagne

Just A Mum's Lovely Lasagne

Lasagne for me is the ultimate comfort food, sure there are a few steps to getting it on the table but it is so worth it!! What you may know about me however is that I
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  • Serves: 10 persons



  1. Step 1

    Cook your pasta as per packet instructions until al dente - run under cold water once done and set aside.
  2. Step 2

    Heat a large frying pan over a medium heat and heat the oil, add the garlic and herbs and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Step 3

    Add the mince and breaking up the mince brown until all the meat is cooked through.
  4. Step 4

    Carefully drain off any excess liquid & fat.
  5. Step 5

    Add the pasta sauce and half a can of water to rinse out the can to the browned minced.
  6. Step 6

    Stir carefully to fully combine
  7. Step 7

    If using mushrooms add the cleaned and sliced mushrooms to the meat mixture.
  8. Step 8

    Simmer over a low heat for 20 minutes or until the liquid has reduced, stirring often to avoid burning.
  9. Step 9

    Remove from the heat and set aside until ready to use.
  10. Step 10

    In a small saucepan add the butter and melt completely over a low heat.
  11. Step 11

    Add the flour to the melted butter and mix well.
  12. Step 12

    Allow this mixture to slightly change colour and begin to bubble.
  13. Step 13

    Remove from the heat.
  14. Step 14

    Add the milk, half a cup at a time, whisking well between each addition to ensure no lumps.
  15. Step 15

    Once completely incorporated put back on the low-medium heat and allow the sauce to thicken, stirring often to ensure it does not catch.
  16. Step 16

    Once the sauce is thick and silky remove from the heat, approximately 5-8 minutes
  17. Step 17

    Add the cheese and whisk well then season with salt & pepper (just a few dashes of each)
  18. Step 18

    Set aside until ready to assemble the dish.
  19. Step 19

    In a large dish or casserole pan lay a single layer of the drained lasagne or pasta
  20. Step 20

    Spoon on half the mince mixture over the top and spread evenly, careful not to disturb the pasta too much.
  21. Step 21

    Spoon on half the cheese sauce and spread evenly
  22. Step 22

    Add the next portion of lasagne or pasta, in a single layer completely covering the cheese sauce.
  23. Step 23

    Then repeat with the other half of the mince mixture, and finishing with a generous covering of the cheese sauce
  24. Step 24

    Add the final portion of grated cheese to the top of the Lasagne.
  25. Step 25

    Into a preheated oven of 210C cook the Lasagne until Golden Brown - approximately 25-30 minutes.
  26. Step 26

    Serve the Lasagne hot with a green salad and garlic bread for a delicious meal!
  27. Step 27

    Will freeze well. Simply allow to cool in the fridge, then slice into portion sizes and pop into ziplock bags or airtight containers and freeze. Allow to thaw in the fridge and reheat until piping hot when ready to serve.