The Perfect Lasagne

This is the perfect, classic lasagne to satisfy a hungry family.

The Perfect Lasagne

Serves 4 people

20 min approx preparation time

30-45 min approx cooking time



  • 3 tbs. olive oil
  • 2 medium onion, chopped finely
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 sticks celery, chopped finely
  • 2 carrots, chopped finely
  • 1kg lean minced beef
  • 2 x 440g tinned chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tsp. dried mixed herbs
  • Himalayan salt & ground black pepper


  • 2 pints milk
  • 160 g gluten free flour
  • 160g butter
  • 150g grated Parmesan cheese
  • Grated nutmeg
  • Rizopia lasagne sheets
  • 65g Parmesan cheese
  1. Sauté the onion and garlic with the olive oil until soft, add the celery and carrot and soften them.
  2. Add the minced beef and brown.
  3. Add the tomatoes and mixed herbs. Stir together. Turn the heat down and cook for 3-4 hours either on a low hob or in the oven 150C.
  4. Check seasoning adding salt and pepper.
  5. Secondly prepare the all-in-one white sauce.
  6. Add the milk, butter and flour to a large pan on a medium heat.
  7. Stir continuously until the sauce thickens to a smooth texture.
  8. Stir in the cheese, leaving a handful to sprinkle on the top.
  9. Add salt and pepper and cook on a low heat for 10 minutes.
  1. Preheat the oven to 180C, 350F, gas mark 4.
  2. Smear the bottom of an oblong oven dish with the Ragu sauce.
  3. Pour over a layer of white sauce.
  4. Place a layer of raw Lasagne, cover with Ragu sauce then a layer of all-in-one white sauce and a sprinkling of cheese.
  5. Repeat for 4 or 5 layers.
  6. Coat the top layer with just all-in-one white sauce and some cheese, ensuring the Lasagne sheets are completely covered.
  7. Place in the oven and cook for 30 - 45 minutes.
  8. Check with a sharp knife to make sure the Lasagne is cooked through.
  9. Allow the Lasagne to stand for 10 minutes before serving.