Recipe of the Day: Jamaican Beef Lasagne

Lasagne makes a filling meal. With this Italian delicacy you can use versatile stuffings to customize your own dish and make a nutritious dish for you and your family. Lasagne isn’t of Jamaican origin, but as you know, we Jamaicans put our take on everything. Today we give you a mouthwatering Beef Lasagne recipe that will keep you going back for more, even when you are full. You a go luv it! (Jamaican accent). Check out the recipe below.

Difficulty: Easy

Preparation time: 10m

Cooking time: 1h

Ingredients

For 6 people

  • 1 packet(s) lasagna noodles, cooked and drained
  • 1 1/2 pound(s) minced beef/ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1 teaspoon(s) black pepper
  • 4 clove(s) garlic, crushed
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 large green sweet pepper, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon(s) scotch bonnet pepper, chopped
  • 2 sprig(s) fresh thyme
  • 1 tablespoon(s) dried Italian spice
  • 1 can(s) tomato paste (small)
  • 2 tablespoon(s) Margarine
  • 1/2 pound(s) cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 pound(s) mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup(s) powdered Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) fresh basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) parsley
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) paprika

Beef Lasagne Directions

 Boil lasagne according to instructions on package. Drain and set aside.

In a hot skillet, saute minced beef for about 10 minutes.  Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Add seasonings and cook for about 3 minutes. Add tomato paste and reduce.

Use 1 tablespoon Margarine to grease a 9×13 Pyrex dish.

To Assemble Lasagne:

Place 3 layers of lasagne on the base of the dish, add a mixture of cheese, minced beef, another layer of lasagne, cheese, minced beef, lasagne, a mixture of cheese and minced beef and a final layer of lasagne.

Brush lasagne with remaining Margarine, sprinkle on a mixture of cheese and 1/4 cup of powdered Parmesan cheese, and chopped herbs (fresh basil, and parsley) and paprika.

Bake at 180°C (350°F) for 45 minutes.

Enjoy

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via Grace Foods

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3 thoughts on “Recipe of the Day: Jamaican Beef Lasagne

  1. Reblogged this on THE ISLAND JOURNAL and commented:
    Lasagne makes a filling meal. With this Italian delicacy you can use versatile stuffings to customize your own dish and make a nutritious dish for you and your family. Lasagne isn’t of Jamaican origin, but as you know, we Jamaicans put our take on everything. Today we give you a mouthwatering Beef Lasagne recipe that will keep you going back for more, even when you are full. You a go luv it! (Jamaican accent). Check out the recipe below.

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