Sunday, August 5, 2012

Homemade Pork and Beef Lasagne

You know those days when you crave something so decadent that it's almost sinful? Yes? Ok...I'm sharing one of my guilty pleasure with you. I have a number of lasagne recipes to suit many different types of diets and I will share those with you all, as we go along. However, this one right there throws all rules out the window.



Ingredients
9 oz package of  no boil lasagne
1lb ground beef
1lb ground pork
2 tsp adobo con pimiento
1 tsp garlic, minced
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp paprika
1/2 red onion, chopped
2 tsp dried oregano
32 oz tomato and basil pasta sauce

Bechamel Cheese Sauce
2 tbsp butter
1 tbsp flour
1 1/2 cup milk
2 cup mozzarella, cheddar and asado cheese, shredded
Salt & pepper to taste.


Preheat oven to 375F
  • Place both ground beef and ground pork in a heated pan. Brown meat and crumble using a wooden spoon.
  • Add garlic, adobo seasoning, black pepper, paprika, onion and oregano and combine well.
  • Once meat is cooked (no pink left) add pasta sauce and cook for another 5 minute then turn off heat.
  • In a sauce pan, melt butter the add flour. Whisk together until smooth and light gold in color.
  • Add milk and heat until just about to boil. (DO NOT ALLOW SKIN TO FORM)
  • Turn down heat to lowest setting and add 1 1/2 cups of cheese blend. Reserve half cup.
  • Continue whisking until mixture is smooth.
  • Turn off heat and add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Prepare 9" baking pan with cooking spray.
  • Pour a layer of cheese sauce in the bottom of the pan, then a layer of pasta, a layer of meat sauce and a layer of cheese sauce.
  • Repeat layering process until your pan is full. You should have about 4 layers in a 9" pan.
  • Your top layer should be pasta, meat sauce, cheese sauce and sprinkle remaining shredded cheese blend.
  • Bake covered with foil for 50 minutes. Uncover, then bake for another 10 minutes or until edges are brown.
  • Remove from oven and cool for 20 minutes before serving.


3 comments:

  1. This is very decadent. My sister loves lasagna so I will try to make this for her birthday.

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  2. Dh loves lasagna... I have not mastered it yet lol! I think I was picking the wrong cheeses. Look so good:)

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  3. This looks sooooooo good! I'm going to have to try this.

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