Beef and Spinach Lasagne


Beef and Spinach Lasagne

Serves 6
Preparation time: 20 mins
Cooking time: 40 mins


Meat Sauce

  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 450g lean beef mince
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 100g tomato puree
  • 1 cup water
  • Olive oil spray

Spinach & Ricotta layer

  • 300g packet young spinach
  • 250g ricotta cheese
  • 100g low fat natural fromage frais
  • 250g dried lasagne sheets
  • 50g reduced fat cheddar cheese, grated
  • Grated nutmeg


  • Preheat oven to 180C, 350F
    Spray large n on-stick pan with olive oil and heat.  Add mince and cook until brown, breaking up lumps with a wooden spoon.  Add onion and garlic and cook for a further 2 minutes.  Stir in tomato puree, chopped tomatoes and water. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Wilt spinach in a pan, drain and squeeze out excess water.  Place in a bowl with the ricotta and fromage frais and stir gently until combined.
  • Spread half the meat sauce over the bottom of a lasagne dish.  Arrange a layer of lasagne over the meat and cover with spinach mixture.  Repeat with another layer of meat, lasagne and spinach.
  • Sprinkle with grated cheese and bake for 30 minutes until heated through and golden brown on top.

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