Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 50 mins

After lots of searching I managed to find this simple recipe, it helped me create a decent basic lasagne without any sauces from jars, a great recipe to build on.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oil in a large pan, add in oregano, basil, garlic, mixed herbs & chopped onion.Cook for 5 mins until the onions are soft & golden.
  2. Add the mince to the pan, make sure meat is broken down into smaller pieces, as to cook flavour through the meat and to avoid big clumps. Once the mince starts to brown add tomato paste. Contintue to cook until the meat is completely browned.
  3. Add the tomatoes & leave to simmer on a low heat for about 20 minutes.
  4. Whilst the meat ragu is simmering, start to make the white cheese sauce, melt the butter in a pan stir in the flour & cook for 1-2 minutes Take it off the heat & stir in the milk to make a smooth sauce, return to the heat stirring all the time to make sure there are no lumps. Simmer gently for 8-10 minutes Stir in the cheese until melted & season. Becareful not to boil the cheese otherwise it will go stringy.
  5. Layer the ragu & lasagne sheets in a medium size oven proof dish top with the white cheese sauce.Cook in a preheated oven 200c for 30 mins until bubbling & golden. topping with extra cheese if you like.