1 kg steak mince 3 tablespoons of cooking oil 2 onions chopped finely 1 can of peeled and chopped tomatoes 2x 115 grams of tomato paste 5 cloves of garlic finely chopped 1/2 a teaspoon of Italian herbs 1 tablespoon of dried parsley 1/2 a carrot grated 2 teaspoons of salt 1 tablespoon of freshly ground black pepper 3 tablespoons of sugar ( very important) 1 box of Lasagna
White cheese sauce ( recipe will be posted )
In a large pot heat the oil and add the onions, fry for a few minutes now add the garlic, salt, pepper, herbs and tomato in a tin and the paste and carrots, cook for 10 minutes stirring occasionally. Now add your steak mince... Cook for another 10 minutes, now add a cup of warm water and on medium heat cook mince stirring occasionally - after 20 minutes add another cup of warm water and simmer for 10 minutes - and you done. Now for the White cheese sauce -
The most delicious white sauce / Cheese Sauce
150 grams of butter 3 tablespoons of cake flour 1 tablespoon of corn flour 1 teaspoon of salt 1 teaspoon of fine black pepper 1/2 a teaspoon of nutmeg 1 tablespoon of mustard powder 1&1/2 liter of warm to hot milk
1 cup of grated cheese if you making a cheese sauce.
Add butter to a medium sized pot and allow to melt on medium to high heat, now add the flour, corn flour mixed with half a cup of warm milk, salt and spices and stir into butter with a hand whisk for a minute or two to allow the flour to cook through. Now add your milk a cup at a time stirring with your whisk until the sauce thickens... Repeat this process with adding the warm Milk and stirring continuously until all the milk has been used and your sauce is silky and a bit thick. For cheese sauce add you grated cheese at this point and stir till all cheese has melted
Now layer the lasagna dish first with mince mixture, lasagna sheets, mince mixture, cheese sauce, lasagna sheets, mince mixture, lasagna sheets and remaining cheese sauce on top - sprinkle with some cheese and black pepper and bake on 190 deg for 35-40 minutes. Allow to rest for 10 minutes before serving.
Serve with a crispy green salad.