Beef Lasagne recipe – Tops Day Nurseries

Beef lasagne

Suggested portion sizes for recipe
1-4 years – 150g
1-2 years- 130g


Ingredients – Serves 5

  • 1 small onion, peeled – 60g
  • Garlic, peeled – 1 clove
  • Beef, lean, minced – 210g
  • Oregano – ½ teaspoon
  • Canned tomatoes, chopped – 100g (1/2 x 200g can)
  • Water- 200ml
  • Soft margarine – 20g
  • Plain flour – 20g
  • Whole milk 200ml
  • Lasagne sheets – 90g (5-6 sheets)


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/gas mark 4.
  2. Chop the onion and garlic
  3. Put a large pan on a medium heat, add the mince and cook until brown. Add the onions, garlic, oregano and tomato puree and cook for 5 minutes until the onion has softened.
  4. Add the canned tomatoes and water and leave to simmer for 20 minutes.
  5. Prepare a roux white sauce: in a separate pan melt the margarine on a low heat. Once it has melted, stir in the flour cook on a low heat for 1-2minutes. Gradually add the milk a little at a time stirring continuously, bringing the sauce to boil until thickened.
  6. In an ovenproof dish, layer the mince and lasagne sheets and top with a layer of white sauce.


Make sure all the pasta is covered so that it cooks properly

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