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Barilla® Oven-Ready Lasagne with Marinara Sauce, Ground Beef & Béchamel


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Barilla® Oven-Ready Lasagne with Marinara Sauce, Ground Beef & Béchamel
PREPARATION TIME
50 minutes

DIFFICULTY
Medium

TYPE
Main course


TYPE OF RECIPE
Beef


Ingredients for 6 people


1 box Barilla® Oven-Ready Lasagne
1 jar Barilla® Marinara Sauce
1 quart milk
7 tablespoons butter
5 tablespoons flour
Salt to taste
Black pepper to taste
1 cup Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese grated and divided
1 pound ground beef



Preparation 25 minutes preparation + 25 minutes cooking
1. PRE-HEAT oven to 400°F

2. HEAT milk in a medium sized pot

3. At the same time, in another similar sized pot, MELT the butter and whisk in the flour and cook for 1-2 minutes

4. Slowly WHISK the warm milk into the roux, bring to a simmer and season with salt and pepper

5. REMOVE from heat and stir in 3/4 cup Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese

6. Meanwhile, COOK the beef until slightly brown, add the marinara sauce and 1/2 jar of water, season with salt and black pepper and simmer until it is reduced in a large nonstick skillet

7. SPRAY a 13 x 9 inch glass baking pan with cooking spray

8. On the bottom of the pan, PLACE 1/6 of the béchamel sauce and cover with 3 sheets of no-boil lasagne

9. TOP with 1/6 of the béchamel and 1/5 of the meat sauce and continue alternating with the lasagne sheets for 4 more layers

10. The final layer should be béchamel topped with sauce and the remaining 1/4 cup of Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese

11. BAKE for 20 minutes covered with foil, then uncovered for five more minutes or until the corners are brown and bubbling