Family Lasagne

PREP TIME: 40min



  • 500g mince beef

  • 700g passata

  • 400g tin of diced tomatoes

  • ½ cup water

  • 1 large onion, finely diced

  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed

  • 3-5 basil sprigs, chopped

  • 3 tbsp olive oil

  • 500g Lasagne sheets

  • 500g Mozzarella cheese, grated

  • 125g, Parmesan, grated

  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • 1 tbsp salt

  • 1 tsp ground pepper

  • Spray Olive oil


  • Step 1: Heat oil in a large non-stick fry pan over low-medium heat.

  • Step 2: Gently fry mince with onion and garlic, until browned.

  • Step 3: Add passata, diced tomatoes, water, basil, salt and pepper.

  • Step 4: Simmer over a low heat for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • Step 5: Meanwhile, preheat oven to 180°C and line a large baking dish with spray oil.

  • Step 6: Remove fry-pan from heat. Using a ladle, place one ladleful of meat sauce into the baking dish. Spread sauce evenly around the dish using the back of the ladle.

  • Step 7: Place one layer of Lasagne sheet across the bottom of the dish.

  • Step 8: Spread another ladleful of meat sauce on top of the first layer of Lasagne sheet. Then sprinkle 4 tbsp of Mozzarella and 2 tsps Parmesan evenly over the sauce. Use a fork to drizzle beaten egg over the sprinkled cheese and top with another layer of Lasagne sheet.

  • Step 9: Repeat Step 8, until the layers reach the top of the baking dish. Sprinkle extra Mozzarella over the top layer.

  • Step 10: Cover the baking dish with cooking foil and bake for 30 minutes covered. Remove the foil and bake for another 10 minutes uncovered.