Recipe by tomoko matsunaga

recipe from cookbook "dinner" by Marie Claire

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan. Cook the garlic, panchetta and fresh vegetables for 5 minutes, stirring.
  2. Increase the heat, add the beef and brown. Add the tomato, wine, stock, oregano and tomato paste.
  3. Bring to the boil, stirring, then simmer for 50 minutes. Meanwhile steam the spinach to wilt; squeeze dry.
  4. To make the sauce, melt the butter in a heavy-based saucepan and ook the flour to make a smooth paste. Remove from the heat and slowly stir in the milk until smooth.
  5. Return to the heat and stir until the sauce boils and thikens. Cook over low heat for a minute, then stir in the ricotta, nutmeg and parmesan and cook until melted. Preheat the oven to 180c.
  6. Grease a lasagne dish. Layer one-third of the meat sauce, then pasta sheets, then 185ml of cheese sauce. Top with half the spinach and half the fontina. Continue layering; top with extra parmesan. bake for 45 minutes.

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