Green Pointer

Cooking Tools My Recipe Box My Pantry My Shopping List KitchenSync Find Recipes
Recipe Categories Appetizers Beverages Breads Breakfast Desserts Entrees For Baby Holiday Recipes Espresso Recipes Newlyweds Pasta Sauces and Dressings Sides Soups Spice Mixes
RECIPES/Pasta
Classic Baked Lasagna
A great twist on classic lasagna!
0 REVIEWS
Recommended Servings
6-8
COOKING
REVIEWS
INGREDIENTS
1/3 c. butter
8 oz. prosciutto, finely chopped
1 med. onion finely chopped
1 med. carrot finely chopped
1 stalk celery, finely chopped (I did the veggies in a small food processor)
12 oz. lean ground beef
1/3 c. dry white wine
1 large tomato peeled and chopped
About 3/4 c. beef stock... (I made mine with a beef bouillon cube)
salt

BECHAMEL SAUCE

1/4 c. butter
1/3 c. all-purpose (plain) flour
2 c. milk
salt and freshly ground black pepper.
Instructions
Melt the butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the prosciutto, onions, carrot, and celery. Saute' until the vegetables have softened, about 5 min. Add the beef and saute' until lightly browned, about another 5 min. Add the wine and simmer until it evaporates. Add the tomato and stock. Mix well and season with salt. Cover and simmer over low heat for 1-1/2 hrs. (I did only an hour) Stir the sauce from time to time and add a little more beef stock if it begins to stick to the pan.
For the Bechamel Sauce: Melt the butter in a large saucepan over med. heat. Add the flour and stir until smooth. Remove from the heat and add the milk all at once, mixing well to prevent lumps from forming. Return the saucepan to the heat and simmer, stirring constantly, until thickened and cooked, about 5-7 min. Season with salt and pepper.

PUTTING IT TOGETHER; Parmesan cheese, Butter

Cook the lasagna just until al dente.
Butter the lasagna dish and add a little of the Bechamel on the bottom.
Place a layer of lasagna noodles over the sauce. Spoon a little of the meat sauce over the lasagna and then add a layer of the sauce. Sprinkle with a little grated parmesan cheese. Add another layer of pasta and repeat until all the ingredients are in the dish. Sprinkle with more Parmesan and dot with the butter.

Bake until golden brown and bubbling, about 20-30 min. @ 400'.

Bon appetit!!!!
RECIPE FACTS

Servings: 6-8

Nutritional information per serving

No nutrition information available

REVIEWS FROM THE COMMUNITY
Get Cooking! Recipe Contest

Think your recipe has what it takes to win? Let the Cuisinart culinary community be the judge. Enter our Get Cooking! contest and win a "Wake-up Those Taste Buds" Kitchen Collection!

ENTER CONTEST
COOKING TOOLS
Recipe Box, Pantry & Shopping List

Create a list based on all the ingredients you will need for your favorite recipes. Add ingredients, search recipes and manage your Shopping list. Its convenient, fun and so easy to use!

LEARN MORE
Cuisinart KitchenSync
Search for recipes, share them with friends or save them to your own Recipe Box. Watch videos or Keep track of your Pantry and manage you Shopping List. Available for iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire!
DOWNLOAD NOW
IMAGE DETAIL