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Lasagna

Lasagna

This is a creamy lasagna just like the ones served in fancy restaurants.
Homemade meat sauce and white sauce make this dish especially delicious.

Ingredients: 3-4 servings

Meat Sauce:
Ground beef
200 g
Onion
1 medium
Carrot
1/2 medium
Red wine
100 ml
Olive oil
1 tablespoon
Garlic
1-2 cloves
● Water
150 ml
● Canned tomato
1 can
● Ketchup
2 tablespoons
● Japanese Worcestershire-style sauce
1 tablespoon
● Sugar
1 tablespoon
● Soy sauce
1 teaspoon
● Soup stock cube
1
● Bay leaf
1
● Nutmeg
a small amount
● Salt and pepper
a small amount
☆ Heavy cream (or milk)
50 ml
☆ Grated cheese
3 tablespoons
Butter (for finish)
10 g
White sauce:
Milk
500 ml
Butter
30 g
Cake flour
4 tablespoons
Soup stock granules
1 teaspoon
Salt and pepper
a small amount
6-8 fresh lasagna sheets

Steps

1. Meat sauce: Heat the olive oil in a frying pan. Add finely chopped garlic, carrot, and onion and stir-fry.
2. Add ground beef and red wine. Simmer for a little while.
3. Add the ● ingredients and cover with a lid. Simmer for about 10 minutes over a low heat.
4. Add in the ☆ ingredients and simmer a little bit.
5. Add the butter at the end. The meat sauce is now ready.
6. White sauce: Heat the butter in a frying pan and add cake flour. Mix well.
7. Slowly add in the milk, stirring continuously. Make sure to keep the heat at low.
8. When it turns smooth like paste,
9. add a little bit more milk and mix.
10. Keep mixing until it looks like this picture.
11. Add a little more milk and mix. Keep continuing this process.
12. Soon, it should start to look like this.
13. Add a little bit more milk and mix.
14. The flour and butter should turn a smooth, creamy white sauce.
15. Keep repeating the steps. Add in the milk, a little at a time.
16. Mix some more.
17. Once all the milk is added and the sauce is silky, add a soup stock cube, salt and pepper to taste.
18. Lasagna: Put the white sauce and meat sauce in the heat-proof dish in this order.
19. Place the lasagna noodle on top. Spread a layer of white sauce on.
20. Follow with a layer of the meat sauce.
21. Cover with lasagna noodle. Continue to layer: white sauce, meat sauce, lasagna.
22. Put white sauce on the last lasagna sheet and meat sauce. Top with cheese and panko (not listed) on top.
23. Bake in the oven for about 10 minutes and it's ready to serve. Please adjust the baking time depending on your own oven.
24. Cut and serve.

Story Behind this Recipe

This is my favorite lasagna recipe.