Beef and Spinach Lasagne

Beef and Spinach Lasagne

Serves 6

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped & Olive oil spray

  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic

  • 500 g lean Scotch Beef mince

  • 2x400 g can chopped tomatoes

  • 10 g tomato puree

  • 250 g fresh young spinach. Cooked in boiling water

  • 250 g low fat ricotta & 100 g low fat creme fraiche

  • Grated nutmeg to season spinach mixture

  • 250 g (approx 12 sheets) dried lasagne sheets

  • 50 g reduced fat firm cheese (cheddar, parmesan etc) grated

Cooking Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180C (350F) Gas Mark 4
  2. To make the meat sauce, spray a large non-stick frying pan with oil and heat. Cook onion and garlic over medium heat for 2 minutes, until soft.
  3. Add mince and cook over a high heat for 5 minutes until brown, using a wooden spoon to break up any lumps.
  4. Stir in pasta sauce and tomato, then remove from heat.
  5. Drain spinach and squeeze out excess liquid. Place in a bowl and mix with ricotta and creme fraiche.
  6. Trim pasta sheets to fit a large lasagne dish, approx 8-9 inches (25cms ) square and spread a very thin layer of meat sauce over the base. Arrange a layer of pasta over sauce. Cover with a layer of spinach mixture then another layer of pasta. Continue layering, finishing with the spinach mixture. Sprinkle with grated cheese.
  7. Bake for 30 minutes until heated through and golden brown on top.

Where can I buy Scotch Beef and Scotch Lamb?

Scotch Beef and Scotch Lamb PGI are available at most supermarkets, usually at the butcher counter. Just ask the counter staff if you’re not sure.

You can also buy Scotch Beef and Scotch Lamb PGI at independent butchers.

Find your nearest at our sister site below.

Scotch Butchers Club

If you’re not in the mood for cooking, Scotch Beef PGI is also served at many quality restaurants. Find one near you at our sister site below.

Scotch Beef Club

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