Classic Lasagna Recipe

Posted: February 17, 2021

Classic Lasagna Recipe

Make this yummy lasagna to satiate your appetite. It’s easy to make and easy to please your taste buds as well.


  1. Smoked streaky bacon – 2 slices
  2. 500gm beef, finely minced
  3. 1 grated carrot
  4. Olive oil – 1 tbsp
  5. 1 finely chopped onion
  6. 1 finely chopped celery stick
  7. 2 finely chopped garlic cloves
  8. Tomato puree – 1 tbsp
  9. Chopped tomatoes – 3 cups
  10. Fresh egg lasagna sheets – 500gm
  11. Clear honey – 1 tbsp
  12. Fresh cream -400ml
  13. Roughly torn mozzarella ball – 125g
  14. Fresh parmesan, grates – 50g
  15. 1 large handful of basil leaves


  1. Put a large saucepan on a stove and heat the olive oil. Chop the bacon rashers into tiny pieces and put them in the pan. Stir and cook for 6-7 minutes. When the bacon turns golden, add onion, carrot, and celery into it and stir for 5 minutes.
  1. Once the bacon mixture has softened, add chopped garlic and stir for 1 minute. Add beef mince, keep stirring so it doesn’t turn into a lump. After cooking for 6-7 minutes add tomato puree and cook for 1 minute, then add chopped tomatoes. Add clear honey and seasoning. Reduce heat to low temperature and let it simmer for 20 minutes.
  1. Preheat oven to 200C. Spread Bolognese sauce all over the base of a casserole. Place 2 lasagna sheets over the sauce, add more sauce, and add another layer of Bolognese. Make 4 layers of pasta and 4 layers of sauce in total. Make sure the top layer is done with pasta.
  1. Put fresh cream in a bowl, and add 2 tbsp water. Mix well and pour it over the pasta. Add mozzarella pieces, parmesan, and bake for 20-30 minutes. When the lasagna is golden remove it from the oven. Garnish it with basil leaves before serving.

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3 responses to “Classic Lasagna Recipe”

  1. Fifine Henrichon says:

    I tried it with a little apprehension. I can’t cook that well. But I’m impressed with this simple recipe.

  2. Ninette Melanson says:

    I thought making lasagna was tough. I didn’t know this recipe existed then.

  3. Anne Arnoux says:

    Can I use beef instead of bacon?

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