How to Make a Healthy Beef & Vegetable Lasagna

"Making a healthy recipe"

632 Views 55 Likes
How to Make a Healthy Beef & Vegetable Lasagna Recipe
51 Steps
Ingredients
Embed
1
Ensure that you have all ingredients ready

Ensure that you have all ingredients ready

2
Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius

Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius

Recommended For You
3
Roughly cut onion

Roughly cut onion

4
Add onion to moderate heat electric fry pan (spray of rice bran oil is optional)

Add onion to moderate heat electric fry pan (spray of rice bran oil is optional)

5
Mix onion and mince

Mix onion and mince

6
Continue until mince and onion are browned. Return to low heat.

Continue until mince and onion are browned. Return to low heat.

7
Peel carrots

Peel carrots

8
Grate carrots

Grate carrots

9
Add to cooked mince and onion.

Add to cooked mince and onion.

10
Stir in grated carrot.

Stir in grated carrot.

11
Grated zucchini.

Grated zucchini.

12
Add to mince, onion and carrot.

Add to mince, onion and carrot.

13
Stir until combined.

Stir until combined.

14
Add cans of Roma tomatoes.

Add cans of Roma tomatoes.

15
Add tomato paste sachets.

Add tomato paste sachets.

16
Mix until combined.

Mix until combined.

17
Place on lid, reduce heat and simmer all ingredients.

Place on lid, reduce heat and simmer all ingredients.

18
Prepare ingredients for white sauce.

Prepare ingredients for white sauce.

19
Add milk to saucepan (heat on high)

Add milk to saucepan (heat on high)

20
Add plain flour to milk.

Add plain flour to milk.

21
Whisk to combine flour and milk.

Whisk to combine flour and milk.

22
Add 1/2 cup of grated cheese

Add 1/2 cup of grated cheese

23
Whisk quickly.

Whisk quickly.

24
Continue to whisk quickly until sauce thickens.  Add salt and pepper for taste.

Continue to whisk quickly until sauce thickens. Add salt and pepper for taste.

25
Take off heat and sit as soon as thickening starts.

Take off heat and sit as soon as thickening starts.

26
Prepare to layer the lasagna. Place thin covering of met on bottom of dish.

Prepare to layer the lasagna. Place thin covering of met on bottom of dish.

27
Cover all meat with lasagna sheets.

Cover all meat with lasagna sheets.

28
All meat should be covered.

All meat should be covered.

29
Add second layer of meat.

Add second layer of meat.

30
Spread evenly over sheets.

Spread evenly over sheets.

31
Add grated cheese to cover meat.

Add grated cheese to cover meat.

32
Pour on white sauce mixture from saucepan.

Pour on white sauce mixture from saucepan.

33
Continue over meat and cheese.

Continue over meat and cheese.

34
Smooth over with spoon.

Smooth over with spoon.

35
Add another layer of lasagna sheets.

Add another layer of lasagna sheets.

36
Add third layer of meat.

Add third layer of meat.

37
Continue until completely covered.

Continue until completely covered.

38
39
Sprinkle remaining cheese over to cover meat.

Sprinkle remaining cheese over to cover meat.

40
Ready to place into oven.

Ready to place into oven.

41
Cooking time may vary.  Approx. 40-45 minutes.

Cooking time may vary. Approx. 40-45 minutes.

42
Check with knife to ensure lasagna sheets are cooked.

Check with knife to ensure lasagna sheets are cooked.

43
Remove from oven.

Remove from oven.

44
Allow to sit. (5 minutes) prior to serving.

Allow to sit. (5 minutes) prior to serving.

45
Ready to serve.  Garnish with raw broccolini (optional)  Makes 6 large serves.

Ready to serve. Garnish with raw broccolini (optional) Makes 6 large serves.

46
47

My recipe is one of my mum’s recipes. This considered a healthy recipe as I have used low fat, lean options & wholemeal lasagne sheets. The recipe also has vegetables that are full of nutrients.

48

The low fat options are also much lower in kilojoules, Mince in comparison to lean mince, 1395 Kj in comparison to 1170Kj based on 100gms;

49

Cheese in comparison to low fat cheese 1550 Kj, compared to 772 Kj based on 100 gms,

50

and Full Cream milk in comparison to low fat milk 260Kj compared to 150Kj based on 100mls.

51
These nutrients in my meal also have many healthy functions.

These nutrients in my meal also have many healthy functions.

keyboard shortcuts:     previous step     next step
Comments
0 COMMENTS
View More Comments