Meat lasagna

Meat lasagna on a baking dish

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!!

Meat lasagna on a plate

Category: Meat, Pasta, Recipes
Cuisine: ,
Servings:: 4
Prep Time:15 m
Cook Time:1:25 h
Total Time:1:40 h
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Units: Metric (Units: US)


  • 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)


  1. For the béchamel sauce:
    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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Mix the whipping cream and the béchamel.
  5. Put on the bottom of a baking dish two lasagna sheetsTwo lasagna sheets on a baking dish and, on top, a layer of meat.Two lasagna sheets and meat on a baking dishLasagna sheets and meat on a baking dish And so on until finish with two lasagna sheets. Drizzle with the béchamel mixture, sprinkle with grated cheeseMeat lasagna with béchamel and grated cheese on a baking dish and bake until golden, about 30 minutes.
  6. Turn off the oven and serve.
Meat lasagna
Nutrition facts
Serves 4
Per Serving:
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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