Meat lasagna

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 1:25 h
  • Ready In : 1:40 h
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To prepare a dinner that everyone likes, this meat lasagna recipe prepared with the typical Portuguese ingredients is the perfect meal!! Everyone will like, try it!!

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  • 300 grams (10 1/2 ounces) minced beef
  • 300 grams (10 1/2 ounces) minced pork
  • 8 lasagna sheets (about 125 grams (4 1/2 ounces))
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • 1 medium onion
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • 3 medium ripe tomatoes
  • 200 ml (1/2 pint (236 ml)) whipping cream
  • 125 grams (4 1/2 ounces) grated cheese
  • Salt (to taste)
  • For the béchamel sauce:
  • 500 ml (about 2 cups) milk
  • 5 tablespoons corn starch flour
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)


    Step 1

    1. For the béchamel sauce:
    2. Place the butter in a saucepan and heat over low heat. When the butter start to melt, add the flour with a little milk and whisk until the flour is dissolved. Gradually add the rest of the milk, increase to medium heat and stir until a homogeneous and creamy mixture, about 10 minutes.

    Step 2

    1. Turn off the heat and season with a little salt, pepper and nutmeg. Mix the seasonings in the sauce and let cool. Béchamel sauce recipe.

    Step 3

    1. Put the olive oil, the chopped onion and the chopped garlic in a saucepan and saute over low heat until the onion start to turn slightly golden. Add the peeled tomato cut into small pieces and cook until the tomato start to break down. Add the minced meat and season with a little salt, pepper and nutmeg. Stir and cook over medium-low heat about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

    Step 4

    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Mix the whipping cream and the béchamel.

    Step 5

    1. Put on the bottom of a baking pan two lasagna sheetsMeat lasagna | Food From Portugal and, on top, a layer of meat.Meat lasagna | Food From PortugalMeat lasagna | Food From Portugal And so on until finish with two lasagna sheets. Drizzle with the béchamel mixture, sprinkle with grated cheeseMeat lasagna | Food From Portugal and bake until golden, about 30 minutes.

    Step 6

    1. Turn off the oven and serve.

Meat lasagna | Food From Portugal

Meat lasagna

Nutrition facts per serving (4 servings)

Calories: 956

Total Fat: 60.5 g(93%)

Saturated Fat: 24.5 g(123%)

Cholesterol: 248 mg(83%)

Sodium: 826 mg(34%)

Total Carbohydrate: 41.5 g(14%)

Protein: 62 g

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Meat lasagna | Food From Portugal

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