Lasagne classico

This casserole is one of the most popular Italian pasta recipes. It is prepared with thin pasta sheets, which are layered in alternation with ragout and béchamel sauce in a casserole dish. The dish is even easier to prepare using fresh pasta.

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serves 4

  • For the ragout:
  • 3 cans ORO di Parma chopped tomatoes with herbs
  • 5-6 tbsp. ORO di Parma tomato paste with basil
  • 600 g minced beef (roughly minced)
  • 200 g pancetta (cured pork belly)
  • 2-3 carrots
  • 150 g celery sticks
  • 2-3 onions
  • 200 ml dry white wine
  • A small quantity of vegetable bouillon
  • 200 ml full-cream milk
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • Salt, pepper
  • For the béchamel sauce:
  • 100 g butter
  • 100 g flour
  • 800 ml milk
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • 3 bay leaves
  • Salt, pepper
  • For the layering
  • 400 g lasagne sheets
  • 3 balls of mozzarella

Recipe video: Lasagne classico – one of the most popular pasta dishes

The ragout

The béchamel sauce

The layering

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Products used:

Tomato paste with basil
Strained tomatoes with herbs

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