Lekka Lasagne Cups

For the bolognaise:

 

1 tbsp oil, of choice

1 onion, finely chopped

2 cloves garlic, crushed

500g beef mince

1 can chopped tomato

3 tbsp Lazenby Worcestershire Sauce

1 tsp mixed dried herbs

Salt & pepper, to taste 

 

For the pasta: 

 

12 lasagne pasta sheets

Olive oil

 

Fillings:

 

1 tub ricotta cheese, 250 g

1 - 1½ cups grated mozzarella 

Fresh basil to serve

 

Recipe:

 

1. Pre-heat the oven to 180°C and grease a 12-hole muffin tin well. 

 

For the bolognaise:

 

1. Heat a large saucepan over a medium heat. Add the oil, onion and garlic and sauté for 5 minutes until the onions are soft and translucent. 

 

2. Add the beef mince with the herbs and seasoning. Cook on a medium-high heat until well browned. 

 

3. Add the canned chopped tomatoes along with the Lazenby Worcerstershire sauce

 

4. Bring the bolognaise to a gentle simmer, stirring occasionally, until you have a thick, rich sauce. About 20 minutes

 

5. Season to taste.

 

For the pasta:

 

1. Bring a pot of salted water to the boil.

 

2. Cook the lasagne sheets until al denté, 5-7 minutes. Drain & drizzle with olive oil.

 

3. Cut each pasta sheet in half so you now have 24 squares. 

 

Assembly:

 

1. Lay the first pasta square into each muffin cup. 

 

2. Add two tablespoons of bolognaise. Top each with a tablespoon of ricotta as well as some grated mozzarella. 

 

3. Repeat the process by adding another pasta square, bolognaise, ricotta & finish off with more grated cheese. 

 

4. Bake the lasagne cups in the oven for 15-20 minutes or until golden and melted on top.

 

5. Allow to cool for 5 minutes before serving.

 

6. Garnish each lasagne cup with a fresh basil leaf and ENJOY!!