The Best Bolognese Lasagne

SERVES 6 PREP 20 MINS COOK 35 MINS

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 500g beef mince
  • ¼ cup Leggo’s Pizza Sauce
  • 500g jar Leggo’s Bolognese Pasta Sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 400g fresh ricotta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • I egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 ½ cups grated mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 250g fresh lasagne sheets

Method

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over high heat. Add mince and cook for 5 minutes or until browned.
  2. Reduce heat to medium and add Leggo’s Pizza Sauce, Leggo’s Bolognese Pasta Sauce and water. Cook sauce uncovered for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Meanwhile, combine ricotta, parsley, egg, ½ cup of the mozzarella, and the parmesan in a bowl.
  4. Place a small amount of bolognese sauce in the base of a 5cm-deep, 20cm x 28cm lasagne dish and cover with a single layer of lasagne sheets. Top with half of  the bolognese sauce, 1/3 cup mozzarella, a layer of lasagne sheets, the ricotta mixture and remaining lasagne sheets. Finish with remaining bolognese sauce and sprinkle with remaining mozzarella.
  5. Bake lasagne in a preheated oven at 1800C for 25 to 30 minutes or until cheese is bubbling and golden. Stand for 10 minutes before serving.

TASTY TIP: Pour the cup of water into the empty jar of bolognese sauce and swirl before adding to the meat to ensure you use all the sauce!

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