Ingredients:  IMG_4254 copy

  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Lasagne sheets
  • 700g lean mince meat
  • 1 green capsicum (diced)
  • 2 red onions (diced)
  • 2 large tomatoes (diced)
  • 2 tablespoon of vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic
  • 1 teaspoon of ginger
  • 2 teaspoons of cumin
  • 2 teaspoons of paprika
  • 2 teaspoons of cayenne pepper
  • 2 cups (500 ml) of puree
  • 1 cup (250 ml) of water
  • 3 teaspoons of sweet chilli sauce
  • 8 tablespoons of butter/margarine
  • 8 tablespoons of flour
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of pepper
  • 4 cups of milk


Beef Sauce: Put the oil in the pan, add the onions stir, add the garlic and ginger, stir till it browns. Add a pinch of  salt and pepper then add the mince meat stir, cover and let it simmer till meat browns for 2mins. Add the tomatoes, cumin and paprika then add the green capsicum, puree and bring it to a boil, add the water and bring to a boil  for 2 minutes. Then add the cayenne pepper and sweet chilli sauce. Add the oregano and basil and stir, cover and bring to a boil.

Roux Sauce: Melt butter/margarine in a sauce pan (low heat). Blend in flour, salt and pepper stir continuously until mixture is smooth and bubbly. Remove from heat, stir in milk and heat it to boiling while stirring continuously. boil and stir for 1 minute to avoid lumps. You can add grated cheese while still hot to make it a cheese sauce.

The layering of the lasagne is pretty simple, all you need is lasagne sheet found at your local store alongside an oven casserole dish.Pour in some of the beef sauce,then add on the roux sauce, layer the sheets about 3-4 depending on how large your dish is then add the beef sauce with the roux sauce.