Lasagna Bolognese


A delicious lasagne bolognese with layers of ground beef and tomato sauce, bechamel sauce and cheese. A classic dish thats a feast every time.

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Lasagna bolognese
Veronique van Ohmydish

Made by Véronique

Published at 2020-02-24, this recipe is for 4 people and takes 2 hours 35 minutes.

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Updated at: 12-01-2022

2 hours 35 minutes 4 people Main course
Lasagna bolognese


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  • 400 gram ground beef
  • 1.5 onion
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 5 carrots
  • optional: 2 celery stalks
  • optional: large dash of dry red wine
  • 2 cans of tomato (chunks) - 800 gram
  • half liter of beef stock
  • 2 tablespoons Provencal herbs
  • 1 recipe for bechamel sauce
  • about 16 lasagne sheets
  • olive oil
  • pepper and salt to taste
  • 2 large handfuls of grated cheese
Lasagna bolognese ingredients
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  • cutting board & chef's knife
  • large skillet
  • wooden spoon
  • large oven dish
  • 2 large spoons
  • oven

Lasagna Bolognese

2 hours 35 minutes 4 people Main course

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Preparation -- 1 hour + 20 minutes

Peel and finely chop the onion and garlic cloves. Peel the carrots and chop them into slices. Heat a dash of olive oil in a large skillet and sauté the onion and garlic for a few minutes and then also add the carrots and celery.

After another few minutes you add the ground beef and cook some more. Season with pepper and salt. Add a large dash of red wine along with the cans of tomatoes and 2 tablespoons of provencal herbs.

Pour in half a liter of beef stock and bring to a boil. Then turn down the heat and let it simmer for about an hour. The longer the sauce will cook, the tastier it will be.  

Lasagna bolognese
Lasagna bolognese

Finishing the lasagna bolognese -- 1 hour + 15 minutes

Meanwhile create a bechamel sauce according to our recipe. As soon as the bolognese sauce has the desired thickness you can season it again with pepper and salt. Pre-heat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius or 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

Start with a thin layer of bolognese sauce in the large oven dish. Place 4 lasagne sheets on top and divide 1/4th of the bechamel sauce over the sheets. Then a layer of bolognese sauce, lasagne sheets and bechamel sauce and then repeat the layers again.

End with sheets and bechamel sauce. Finish with a layer of grated cheese and bake the lasagna in the oven for about 45 minutes. The exact time depends on the oven you're using. Enjoy!

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