Quorn Mince Open Top Lasagne
This delicious lasagne recipe just takes 15 minutes to prepare. Quorn Mince is a healthier and cheaper alternative. See if the kids can taste the difference!
Lasagne Ingredients (serves 4):
250g Quorn Mince
1 tbsp Olive oil
1 Onion, large, finely chopped
2 Cloves of garlic, finely chopped
100g Mushrooms, sliced
4 tbsp Red pesto
400g Tin of chopped tomatoes
1 Vegetable stock cube
2 tbsp Fresh basil, shredded
Salt and black pepper to taste
20g Butter or margarine
20g Plain flour
Salt and pepper to taste
Pinch of grated nutmeg
225ml Skimmed milk
50g Italian hard cheese
A large handful of fresh spinach
Sheets of 4 fresh lasagne pasta
Preheat the oven to 190C/375F/Gas Mark 5.
Heat the oil in a frying pan and gently fry the onion for 5 minutes or until softened. Add the garlic and mushrooms and cook for a further 3 minutes.
Stir in the Quorn Mince, red pesto, tomatoes and stock cube. Bring to the boil and then simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in the chopped basil and season to taste.
To make the sauce, melt the butter in a pan and add the flour. Fry gently for 2 minutes then gradually add the milk stirring continuously. Bring to the boil and simmer for 2 minutes. Stir in the nutmeg and half of the cheese and season to taste.
Assemble the open ravioli in individual oven proof containers starting with a layer of lasagne, Quorn Mince mixture, cheese sauce then top with ricotta and spinach mixed together and lightly sprinkle with cheese.
Bake for 15-20 minutes until the sauce is bubbling.