Lasagna

Heat the olive oil in a Wok bowl, add the minced meat and let it simmer for approx. 25 minutes, add the tomato sauce, dehydrated onion, garlic powder and cook for approx. 10 minutes on low heat until the flavors come together.

Season with salt and pepper, then mix well until all the ingredients are homogenized.

Prepare the bechamel sauce as follows: melt the butter on a Bain-Marie bowl, add the flour and hot milk, stirring vigorously so as not to make lumps, season with grated nutmeg.

Start assembling the lasagna, place a layer of bechamel sauce on the bottom of the tray, then uncooked lasagna sheets, meat sauce, sprinkle with oregano, mozzarella slices and continue until the ingredients are finished, approx. 4 layers.

The last layer should be béchamel sauce, slices of mozzarella and grated parmesan.

Place in the preheated oven, approx. 50 minutes on the right heat.


Good luck and good luck!


A little history

The progenitor of lasagna is the usually unleavened tortilla. Such flat cakes, dried in the open air, do not spoil for a long time, they could be taken on the road and then heated.

And if you make her a fluffy sandwich with slices of meat or vegetables and spices, then a simple dish will turn into a delicacy.

Although lasagna is recognized as a national Italian dish, it is an honor to be the discoverer of its network by various nations & # 8211 from the ancient Greeks to the British and Scandinavians. However, the oldest lasagna recipe was found in an old medieval manuscript found near Naples.


Lasagna with meat sauce and bechamel

This dish can be cooked in different ways, but the recipe with minced meat under different sauces is, of course, considered traditional.

Filling cooking

  • Stuffing (pork and beef) & # 8211 500 grams
  • 250 & # 8211 300 grams of cheese
  • 2 onions
  • 1-2 cloves of garlic
  • 3 tomatoes
  • 1 carrot
  • 2 tablespoons. tablespoons tomato sauce
  • Oil (vegetable or cream)
  • Various spices (oregano, basil, black pepper and others to taste)
  • salt.

The process of making a simple lasagna recipe with filling at home:

  1. Fry a finely chopped onion in a deep frying pan
  2. Add the carrots, grated or finely chopped, and fry for another five minutes
  3. Add the minced meat to the pan, knead with a fork, stir and turn everything off on low heat for 10 minutes
  4. Add spices to the filling, put the garlic there, which you need to rub with a fine grater, as well as tomato sauce and tomatoes. Salt and place under the lid for another 10 minutes
  5. In a mold, filled with layers of lasagna and stuffed
  6. Pour each layer of Bechamel sauce and sprinkle with grated cheese
  7. Bake in the oven
  8. Cooking time & # 8211 40 minutes at 180 degrees.

How to make bechamel sauce

  • Flour & # 8211 3 tbsp with a hill
  • Milk & # 8211 a few glasses
  • Eggs & # 8211 3 pieces
  • Butter & # 8211 100 grams
  • Salt pepper.

Melt the butter and fry the flour in a low heat. Fry for a short time, 2-3 minutes, make sure the flour does not darken.

Then, stirring gently and gradually add the milk, salt and pepper. After the sauce boils, remove from the heat and add beaten eggs.

This homemade lasagna recipe has many variations.

For example, frozen green peas are sometimes added to the filling.

If someone does not like garlic, then put it optionally.

Together with oregano and basil, nutmeg and rosemary are often put in the filling.

There are recipes in which it is recommended to add red wine to the filling. He, by the way, is recommended to undergo lasagna.

In general, the possibilities for creativity and individuality here are limitless.

Bechamel sauce, as an additive to this dish, makes it international, because the sauce is of French origin.

Now you can watch all the stages of preparing this wonderful dish again by watching the video:


Little secrets

If in the process of preparing the dough for the base of this Italian dish put a little turmeric in it, then this will not only add the original shade of taste, but also give a beautiful shade.

For the preparation of vegetarian lasagna you can make lean dough using only flour, water and butter.

You can not limit yourself to a filling and alternate, for example, minced meat and mushrooms, chopped in cream with herbs.

It should be noted that this Italian dish helps a lot in the development of creative skills. Every time you cook, you can invent all the new and unusual recipes.

And now that all the recipes have been studied, you can start experimenting! Here, if you don't have lasagna sheets, replace them with pancakes. So simple!


The basis for the dish: the method of cooking

Modern lasagna plates are not at all like old tortillas, but they are more like rectangular noodles. They are sold in pasta departments. But you can make them at home and you can even prepare such sheets for later use.

For 500 grams of flour you need:

  • 4-5 eggs
  • 70 grams of vegetable oil
  • salt
  • Some water (if needed).

Step-by-step recipe for preparing lasagna sheets at home:

  1. Pre-sift the flour and place on a large chopping board
  2. Beat the eggs in the well and add oil in the same place
  3. Mix everything carefully, make the dough
  4. If it becomes thick, you need to add water
  5. Let the elastic dough sit for half an hour
  6. Then divide it into pieces and roll them into thin cakes
  7. Finished flat cakes lightly with flour and spread on a napkin or towel to dry. It should dry outdoors in a dry, bright but not sunny place.

In the refrigerator, the finished sheets can be stored in a plastic bag for more than a month. Before you start cooking lasagna, the dried sheets should be literally boiled for a minute in salted water.


Italian lasagna: other home cooking recipes

Cheese

If the filling didn't happen by chance, then there's a good way out to make lasagna cheese.

If only one sheet of packaging is used, then 400 grams of cheese (200 grams of any solid and 200 grams of mozzarella) and bechamel sauce are required.

The form must first be wiped with sauce. Then put in layers: ready-made sheets & # 8211 grated cheese and Bechamel sauce on them. Some cheeses must be left.

After the last leaf is poured with sauce, the dish must be placed in the oven, preheated to 180˚. Time required for cooking & # 8211 7-10 minutes. Shortly before removing the finished lasagna from the oven, you must sprinkle it with the remaining cheese.

We realized the bowl of cheese, so it's time to pay attention to the following video with the preparation of mushroom lasagna:

For vegetarians

This dish is different in that it allows you to experiment and cook different fillings, including mushrooms and vegetables.

Lasagna with meat and cheese, of course, a classic, but if you cook a vegetarian, it will not be less tasty.

Moreover, such a dish is suitable for people who want or for those who refuse products of animal origin. There are enough recipes for a lean lasagna, although it is rarely prepared without cheese and cream sauce.

But if you absolutely need a & # 8220 vegan & # 8221 recipe, then you can try cooking eggplant lasagna.

  • 1 eggplant
  • 1 onion
  • 6 pieces of tomatoes
  • 1 carrot
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • Tomato sauce
  • Some pines or nuts for spraying
  • Vegetable oil
  • Spicy herbs (rosemary, oregano, parsley)
  • salt.
  1. Cut the eggplant into thinner slices, salt and leave for 10 minutes to give juice, which will leave the bitterness
  2. Pour the onion and carrots well, chop, sprinkle with salt and fry in sunflower oil (3-5 minutes)
  3. Remove the tomatoes and, after releasing them from the skin, cut and add to the fried onions and carrots.
  4. Drain the juice from the eggplant bowl, fry the circles in a separate tray
  5. Transfer the eggplant circles to the pan with a mixture of tomatoes and vegetables, add herbs, pepper, a pinch of salt and cook all for 15-20 minutes.

Vegan lasagna comes together just like other recipes. Only at the bottom of the form, instead of Beshamel sauce, you need to pour the butter and on each layer & # 8211 a small tomato sauce ..

Bake a lasagna a little less than the meat and for 3-5 minutes before removing the finished dish from the oven, you need to grease the top layer with butter, sprinkle it with pine nuts.

Both sweet teeth and children will definitely enjoy fruit and lasagna, which will be discussed below.

Attaching a video recipe for another version of vegetarian lasagna:

Fruit cheesecake

  • Lasagna sheets, better than those that do not have to cook & # 8211 200 grams
  • Raw cheese & # 8211 400 grams
  • Cream & # 8211 1 cup
  • Apricot & # 8211 300 grams
  • Raspberries or cherries (preferably fresh, because ice cream gives abundant juices) & # 8211 100-200 grams
  • Sugar & # 8211 100 grams
  • Sour cream & # 8211 3 tablespoons. spoons
  • 1 or.

  1. Put eggs and sugar in cottage cheese and eat with a spoon, then add cream and mix everything with a blender
  2. If the lasagna sheets require cooking, then cook them in salted water for 2 minutes
  3. Prepare a pot of fresh fruit, sugar and cream. Because its berries need to knead with sugar and dilute the cream mixture to make a sweet sauce, the consistency of liquid cream
  4. After frothing the form with oil, put a layer of lasagna in it. Put the cottage cheese, cut the apricots into slices and pour the sauce and cream
  5. Then & # 8211 the next sheet and stuffing. And so on, until the sheets or cheese comes out. Grease the last layer with cream and, covered with foil, put it in the oven
  6. After 10 minutes, remove the foil and bake for another 10-15 minutes
  7. When this unusual dish is cooked and lightly chilled, you need to fill it with a mixture of berries with sour cream, you can still decorate it with cherries or raspberries and apricots.
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Lasagna with sweet cheese

How will that be, says her husband. As it sounds, I answer :). A sweet recipe with lots of cottage cheese and a little dough, as I like it.

  • 500g sweet cow cheese
  • lasagna sheets (about 10-12 pcs)
  • 4 eggs
  • 200g sweet cream of whipped cream
  • grated lemon peel
  • 50g raisins
  • 3 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 4 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 1 sachet of vanilla sugar
  • lasagna sheets (about 10-12 pcs)
  • 50g butter

Put the raisins soaked in 4-5 tablespoons of water and a little rum essence.
Boil the lasagna sheets, then drain them under a stream of cold water.
Separate the yolks from the whites. Mix the yolks with powdered sugar (to dissolve the sugar a little) and then add the cream.
Put the sauce aside and prepare the cheese.
Put the cheese in a bowl, add the sugar and mix well then put the grated lemon peel, raisins and vanilla sugar. Add the beaten egg whites and mix lightly.
Grease a heat-resistant dish well with butter. Put a layer of leaves, then 1/3 of the sauce and half of the cheese mixture. Then add the next layer of foil, sauce and cheese. Then the last layer of sheets. Put the sauce and a few pieces of butter on top.
Cover with foil and bake for 15 minutes on medium heat. Remove the foil and bake for another 10 minutes until it browns nicely on top.

Remove, let cool slightly and then serve sliced.

And to be the complete recipe you can grate the white chocolate on top (this would be Parmesan :)).

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Little secrets

If in the process of preparing the dough for the base of this Italian dish put a little turmeric in it, then this will not only add the original shade of taste, but also give a beautiful shade.

For the preparation of vegetarian lasagna you can make lean dough using only flour, water and butter.

You can not limit yourself to a filling and alternate, for example, minced meat and mushrooms, chopped in cream with herbs.

It should be noted that this Italian dish helps a lot in the development of creative skills. Every time you cook, you can invent all the new and unusual recipes.

And now that all the recipes have been studied, you can start experimenting! Here, if you don't have lasagna sheets, replace them with pancakes. So simple!


The basis for the dish: the method of cooking

Modern lasagna plates are not at all like old tortillas, but they are more like rectangular noodles. They are sold in pasta departments. But you can make them at home and you can even prepare such sheets for later use.

For 500 grams of flour you need:

  • 4-5 eggs
  • 70 grams of vegetable oil
  • salt
  • Some water (if needed).

Step-by-step recipe for preparing lasagna sheets at home:

  1. Pre-sift the flour and place on a large chopping board
  2. Beat the eggs in the well and add oil in the same place
  3. Mix everything carefully, make the dough
  4. If it becomes thick, you need to add water
  5. Let the elastic dough sit for half an hour
  6. Then divide it into pieces and roll them into thin cakes
  7. Finished flat cakes lightly with flour and spread on a napkin or towel to dry. It should dry outdoors in a dry, bright but not sunny place.

In the refrigerator, the finished sheets can be stored in a plastic bag for more than a month. Before you start cooking lasagna, the dried sheets should be literally boiled for a minute in salted water.


Italian lasagna: other home cooking recipes

Cheese

If the filling didn't happen by chance, then there's a good way out to make lasagna cheese.

If only one sheet of packaging is used, then 400 grams of cheese (200 grams of any solid and 200 grams of mozzarella) and bechamel sauce are required.

The form must first be wiped with sauce. Then put in layers: ready-made sheets & # 8211 grated cheese and Bechamel sauce on them. Some cheeses must be left.

After the last leaf is poured with sauce, the dish must be placed in the oven, preheated to 180 ° C. The time required for cooking & # 8211 7-10 minutes. Shortly before removing the finished lasagna from the oven, you must sprinkle it with the remaining cheese.

We realized the bowl of cheese, so it's time to pay attention to the following video with the preparation of mushroom lasagna:

For vegetarians

This dish is different in that it allows you to experiment and cook different fillings, including mushrooms and vegetables.

Lasagna with meat and cheese, of course, a classic, but if you cook a vegetarian, it will not be less tasty.

Moreover, such a dish is suitable for people who want or for those who refuse products of animal origin. There are enough recipes for a lean lasagna, although it is rarely prepared without cheese and cream sauce.

But if you absolutely need a & # 8220 vegan & # 8221 recipe, then you can try cooking eggplant lasagna.

  • 1 eggplant
  • 1 onion
  • 6 pieces of tomatoes
  • 1 carrot
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • Tomato sauce
  • Some pines or nuts for spraying
  • Vegetable oil
  • Spicy herbs (rosemary, oregano, parsley)
  • salt.
  1. Cut the eggplant into thinner slices, salt and leave for 10 minutes to give the juice, which will leave the bitterness
  2. Pour the onion and carrots well, chop, sprinkle with salt and fry in sunflower oil (3-5 minutes)
  3. Remove the tomatoes and, after releasing them from the skin, cut and add to the fried onions and carrots.
  4. Drain the juice from the eggplant bowl, fry the circles in a separate tray
  5. Transfer the eggplant circles to the pan with a mixture of tomatoes and vegetables, add herbs, pepper, a pinch of salt and cook all for 15-20 minutes.

Vegan lasagna comes together just like other recipes. Only at the bottom of the form, instead of Beshamel sauce, you need to pour the butter and on each layer & # 8211 a small tomato sauce ..

Bake a lasagna a little less than the meat and for 3-5 minutes before removing the finished dish from the oven, you need to grease the top layer with butter, sprinkle it with pine nuts.

Both sweet teeth and children will definitely enjoy fruit and lasagna, which will be discussed below.

Attaching a video recipe for another version of vegetarian lasagna:

Fruit cheesecake

  • Lasagna sheets, better than those that do not have to cook & # 8211 200 grams
  • Raw cheese & # 8211 400 grams
  • Cream & # 8211 1 cup
  • Apricot & # 8211 300 grams
  • Raspberries or cherries (preferably fresh, because ice cream gives abundant juices) & # 8211 100-200 grams
  • Sugar & # 8211 100 grams
  • Sour cream & # 8211 3 tablespoons. spoons
  • 1 or.

  1. Put eggs and sugar in cottage cheese and chew with a spoon, then add cream and mix everything with a blender
  2. If the lasagna sheets require cooking, then cook them in salted water for 2 minutes
  3. Prepare a pot of fresh fruit, sugar and cream. Because its berries need to knead with sugar and dilute the cream mixture to make a sweet sauce, the consistency of liquid cream
  4. After frothing the form with oil, put a layer of lasagna in it. Put the cottage cheese, cut the apricots into slices and pour the sauce and cream
  5. Then & # 8211 the next sheet and stuffing. And so on, until the sheets or cheese comes out. Grease the last layer with cream and, covered with foil, put it in the oven
  6. After 10 minutes, remove the foil and bake for another 10-15 minutes
  7. When this unusual dish is cooked and lightly chilled, you need to fill it with a mixture of berries with sour cream, you can still decorate it with cherries or raspberries and apricots.
If you are a gourmet in your essence and now you read these lines, then you are right in the eye of the bull. Shrimp in a creamy garlic sauce: gourmet menu. This dish will drive you crazy with its amazingly delicate aroma.

Continuing the maritime theme, and not to cook the yolk in the oven, especially since here are the recipes for juicy fish. Fish lovers will appreciate!

You can learn about the types of balsamic vinegar and how to use them in this article. Now, by purchasing such products, you can help without realizing what kind of balsamic vinegar on the shelf and what useful properties are inherent in it.


Lasagna with meat and mushrooms

In Italy, meat lasagna is a special pride. The Italians came up with a sauce for him, adding mushrooms to it.

  • 2 lasagna plates
  • 20 ml of refined oil
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 100 g mushrooms and chicken paste
  • 75 onions
  • 70 g cheese + 30 g pizza mozzarella
  • 10 g butter and flour
  • 100 g of milk
  • a certain nutmeg and garlic
  • some black pepper and dill.

It takes an hour. Serving: 185 kcal.

  1. Prepare the filling: Fry the mushrooms in oil, add the chopped chicken, fry until cooked, taste with salt, black pepper, remove from the stove, add the chopped garlic, dill.
  2. Prepare the sauce: fry the flour in butter (3 minutes), pour the heated milk, add the grated walnuts, taste.
  3. Boil the dough sheets in well-salted water, 5 minutes is enough, put them on ice, then dry and cut into 4 squares.
  4. Form a lasagna: mushroom sauce, mozzarella, dough, then alternate layers in the same order.
  5. Preheat the oven to 170 degrees, send the lasagna for 12 minutes. Five minutes before the end of cooking, put the tomatoes in the form, sprinkle with cheese.

Tip: remove the finished dish from the oven, let it & # 8220 relax & # 8221 for 15 minutes.