Posted May 22, 2014

Cooking Class Recipe - Lasagne

Last week at the young mums group in Craigmillar, cooking class participants learnt how to make lasagne from scratch.



100g mince - £0.50

1 small onion (chopped) - £0.10

1 clove of garlic (chopped) - £0.05

1 small tin tomatoes (200g) - £0.17 (for half a tin)

1 teaspoon tomato puree - £0.03

salt and pepper - £0.01

pinch of mixed herbs £0.02

¼ pint stock or water - £0.02

4 sheets of easy cook lasagne - £0.13


For the sauce:

½ pint milk - £0.13

1 tablespoon flour - £0.02

25g fat spread/butter - £0.25

100g cheddar cheese - £0.56

salt and pepper - £0.01


Total Cost: £2.00


How to make:

1. Brown the mince in a medium saucepan. Add the onion and garlic and cook for 5 minutes. Add the tomatoes, tomato puree, seasoning, herbs and water.

Bring to the boil and simmer for 20 minutes.

2. Place the milk, flour and margarine in a saucepan and whisk over a low

heat until smooth. Bring to the boil stirring constantly and cook for 2 minutes.

3. Add most of the grated cheese and season to taste.

4. Spread about ¼ of the meat sauce over the base of a dish add a little

cheese sauce then a sheet of pasta. Repeat the process finishing with a

layer of pasta and cheese sauce. Sprinkle the remaining cheese on top and bake at 180oC for approx. 30 minutes.