Lasagne with chorizo

Serves 6
Prep time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 1 hour

Lasagne with chorizo 2


1/2 tbsp olive oil

1 onion, peeled and finely chopped

2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped

11/2 tsp dried mixed herbs

500g 5% fat beef mince

1 tbsp double concentrate tomato purée

500g passata

70g pack Spanish chorizo slices, roughly chopped

9 lasagne sheets

480g white lasagne sauce

20g mature cheddar, grated


1. Preheat the oven to 200ºC/R6. Heat the oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat.

2. Add the onion and cook for 5 minutes, until softened, then add the garlic and herbs and cook for a further minute.

3. Add the mince and cook for a further 6-7 minutes, or until browned. Stir in the tomato purée, passata and chorizo (reserving a handful for the topping) and simmer for 5 minutes.

4. Spoon 1/3 of the beef mixture into a 20cm square ovenproof dish. Cover with 3 sheets of pasta and then 1/3 of the white sauce. Repeat, finishing with the white sauce and then sprinkle over the grated cheese and reserved chorizo. Bake in the oven for 35-40 minutes, until golden brown and bubbling. Serve with a fresh salad.

Recipe and image courtesy of Sainsbury’s

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