The browser you are using is too old for our website. Please visit www.aptaclub.ie from Chrome and you will be able to browse normally.

Pregnancy

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

      1

      Lasagne

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

      1

      Lasagne

      Cook time: 40 mins        Prep time: 15 mins        Serves: 8 portions

      Ingredients

      • 800g lean mince meat (good quality)
      • 2 rashers (fat cut off-diced)
      • 10 sheets pasta ( preferably fresh)
      • 1 tbsp tomato puree
      • Handful fresh mixed herbs (chopped finely – Thyme, rosemary & Parsley, alternatively some dried Italian herbs )
      • 2 carrots (chopped finely)
      • 1 onion (chopped finely)
      • 2 cloves garlic (crushed)
      • 75g low fat mozzarella
      • 2 tins tomatoes (chopped)
      • 450ml half fat creme fraiche
      • 2 handfuls parmesan cheese (grated)
      • 2g sea salt (for taste)
      • 2g black pepper (for taste)
      • 1 tsp olive oil

      Method

      1. Put the onions, garlic and rashers in a pan with a drizzle of olive oil fry for about 5 minutes until the onions have softened.
      2. Add the mince and cook until brown.
      3. Add the carrots, tinned tomatoes and tomato puree. Turn the heat down and simmer for 30 to 40 mins or until the sauce has reduced.
      4. In a bowl mix together the crème fraiche, parmesan and salt and pepper
      5. Grease your lasagne dish with some olive oil and layer it with pasta then follow with a layer of mince and a layer of crème fraiche, layer of pasta continue layering finishing with a layer of crème fraiche.
      6. Bake in the oven at 180°C for 30 mins. Remove from the oven and add the mozzarella and return to the oven for a further 10 mins.

      Nutritional Benefits

      Lasagne is delicious and a source of many key nutrients. The meat provides iron which is important for red blood cells, and protein for maintenance of muscles and bone.

      HIGH IN:

      Niacin

      Potassium

      Protein

      Vitamin B6

      Vitamin B12

      Zinc

      Tip!

      To make this dish healthier or for a vegetarian option, you can use Quorn mince instead of beef and just remove the rashers. This is a great option to feed a bigger group or family or to freeze and defrost portions as needed.

      recipe-book-icon-circle.png

      Free recipes 

      Delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner recipes from our team of nutritionists 

      Join now for free

      You may also like

      Free recipes

      Delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner recipes from our team of nutritionists

      Join now for free

      Your privacy is important to us and therefore we would like to explain how we use cookies on this website. With your consent, we will use cookies to measure and analyse how our website is used (analytical cookies), to tailor it to your interests (personalisation cookies), and to show you relevant advertising and information (targeting cookies) we think you will like. For more information please read the cookie statement.

      Privacy Settings

      You can choose your preferences anytime for cookies and tracking. For more information please read our cookie policy.

      • Strictly necessary

        They are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services (setting your privacy preferences, logging in, filling in forms, etc.). You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work.

      • Analytical cookies

        They allow us to count visits and traffic sources, to measure and improve the performance of our site. They show us which pages are the most and least popular and how visitors move around the site. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.

      • Personalisation cookies

        They enable website’s enhanced functionality and personalization. They may be set by us or by third parties whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies, some or all of these services may not function properly.

      • Targeting cookies

        They may be set through our site by our advertising partners, to build a profile of your interests and to show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.