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Beef lasagna

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.


For the ground beef

  • Place a wok over high heat and add 2-3 tablespoons olive oil.
  • Coarsely chop the onion, celery, carrot, garlics, and add them to the wok.
  • Add rosemary, thyme, and sauté.
  • Add the ground beef and sauté for 3-4 minutes until golden and caramelized.
  • Then, add the tomato paste and sauté so that it loses its bitter taste. Add the wine and as soon as it evaporates, add the bouillon cube, salt, pepper, the canned tomatoes, water, and mix.
  • Cover with the lid, lower the heat to medium, and boil for 30 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat, add the parsley and basil finely chopped, and mix.
  • Set aside.

For the bechamel sauce

  • Place a pot over medium heat.
  • Add the butter and let it melt. Add the flour and mix with a hand whisk until it absorbs the whole butter.
  • Add the milk in 7-8 batches by constantly stirring with the whisk.
  • As soon as the bechamel sauce thickens, add the nutmeg, salt, pepper, and mix.
  • As soon as it comes to a boil, remove from the heat, add the parmesan, and mix.

To assemble

  • Preheat the oven to 180ο C (356ο F) set to fan.
  • Spread the olive oil onto a 36x28 cm baking pan and then, spread a layer of the lasagna so that the whole bottom is covered.
  • Spread the 1/3 of the ground beef, the ¼ of the bechamel sauce, the ¼ of the parmesan, and cover with another layer of lasagna.
  • Follow the same process 2 more times. Spread the remaining ¼ of the bechamel sauce, the remaining cheese, and the lasagna.
  • Cover with parchment paper and aluminum foil, and bake for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake for 20-30 minutes until golden.
  • Allow 30 minutes for it to cool and serve with pepper, olive oil, thyme, and basil.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
32 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
49 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
90 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
20 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
10 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
56 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
11 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
22 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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