EASY BAKED LASAGNE

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Total time : 1 hour

Level : Easy

Serve : 8

FOR BOLOGNESE SAUCE  INGREDIENTS :

300-400 gr. meat , minced

1 onion , chopped

1 carrot

3  cloves garlic , minced

1 tbsp tomato paste

2 big tomato , grated

1 tbsp butter

1 tbsp olive oil

1 tsp red pepper flakes

1/2 tsp black pepper

1-2 basil leaves

1/3 tbs cinnamon

1 pinched cumin

1/2 tsp muskat

Sea salt to taste

1 tbsp fresh herbs ( rosemary , theme) , chopped

FOR  BOLOGNESE  SAUCE  DIRECTIONS :

Melt the butter , olive oil in a deep medium sauce pot over the medium heat  and add the onion , a little salt .

Saute 1-2 minutes and add the meat  and cook  stirring , 4-5 minutes , add the garlic , carrot , tomato paste , then add the grated tomato , cook 6-7 minutes and add the water , simmer and stir  until the sauce  is thick , smooth  and creamy about 2O 30 minutes . Add the herbs , peppers , cumin, cinnamon,  musk-at and salt to taste , remove the heat . Set aside .

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FOR  BECHAMEL SOUCES INGREDIENTS :

1 tbsp butter

2  cup milk

1 cup water

1 carrot , diced

2  tbsp fresh cream

2 cloves garlic , minced

1/4 tsp musk-at  , grated

1/4 black  pepper

Salt to taste

1-2  Bay leaf

FOR BECHAMEL SAUCE  DIRECTION :

Place the milk , water , carrot and bay leaf  In a medium saucepan , Boil and whisk over medium heat .

Strain with a strainer .  Melt the butter in a deep saucepan . Add the flour and whisk until color yellowish about

2 minutes . Gradually add the milk, cream  whisking constantly to prevent any lumps. Add the boiled carrot , minced garlic . Continue to whisk and simmer  until the sauce is thick ,smooth and creamy . The sauce should be thick enough to coat the back of wooden spoon .

Remove from the  heat and add salt , musk-at .

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FOR   CHEESE INGREDIENTS :

100 gr. ricotta cheese

150 gr. mozzarella cheese

350 gr. fresh  kashkaval  cheese or cheddar cheese

In a bowl , mix the ricotta  cheese ,  and  mozzarella  cheese , cheddar cheese or fresh kashkaval cheese  and  set aside  this mix cheese .

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FOR LASAGNA PREPARATION DIRECTIONS :

Place béchamel sauce into  your baking dish .

1- Arrange  the pasta sheets by side by , covering the bottom of  the baking dish  and sprinkle  3-4  tbsp hot water onto the pasta sheets , then sprinkle  bolognese sauce and smear bolognese  sauces    then sprinkle béchamel sauce and  the mix cheese  .

2-  Arrange  another layer of pasta sheets  , spread  the warm water and bolognese sauce , béchamel sauce  .Sprinkle  the mix cheese  on top of the bolognese sauce .

3- Repeat  this procedure  for 6 layer of the pasta sheets .

4-  Arrange  the final  layer of pasta  sheets  on top  with  remaining  hot water and béchamel sauce .Place the mix cheese  on top of the béchamel sauce .

Preheat your oven 220  degrees C.  Put  on the middle rack  of the oven ,bake it until  tender the pasta sheets  about 20 minutes . Remove  on the middle rack  and  put  down  rack  of the oven  and continue to bake  until golden yellow  about  5-8 minutes .  Remove  your lasagna  from  the oven and sprinkle remaining cheese immediately .Before serving  let rest for  5-6  minutes .

Bon appetite .

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