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Best Italian lasagna with minced meat and béchamel sauce

Traditional Italian lasagna recipe with bechamel sauce, bolognese sauce, pasta and mozzarella cheese. Delicious and satiating.

  • Course: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Servings: 10 people

Ingredients :

Bolognese Sauce :

1 tbsp olive oil
5-8 cloves garlic
1 medium white onion
2 lbs lean ground beef
1 cup carrot finely minced
1 cup celery finely minced
28 oz canned peeled whole tomatoes
6 oz canned tomato paste
2 tsp dried basil
2 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp beef bouillon
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper

Béchamel Sauce :

6 tbsp unsalted butter
3/4 cup all purpose flour
6 cups 2% milk
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper

Other :

9 lasagna sheets boiled or oven ready
8 oz mozzarella cheese shredded
1 tbsp parsley chopped, garnish

Preparation :

Bolognese sauce :

Heat a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the olive oil, garlic and onion. Cook for a minute or two until fragrant without browning. Then add the minced meat.

Saute the minced meat until it is no longer pink. Add the carrots and celery and sauté for one minute.Add the liquid: the peeled tomatoes and the tomato paste. Stir to mix everything together. Heat everything over medium heat and bring to a boil.

Add the remaining spices: Basil, oregano, beef stock, salt and pepper. Stir to mix. Lower the heat to medium-low and cook for another 10 minutes until the sauce has thickened.
Remove from heat and set aside.

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