Family Lasagne

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recipe by Tenina Holder

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    Total Time
    2hrs 0mins
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This is the good ole fashioned lasagne recipe I used to make for my 5 hungry kids back in the day. Amazingly there were often leftovers. It is BIG. You can make my version of Bolognese Sauce by searching for Chunky Bolognese Sauce in the Drop app!

recipe updated Aug 20, 2019


  • Butternut squash icon
    Butternut squash
    1 (600g)
  • Mozzarella cheese icon
    Mozzarella cheese
    100g (about ¾)
  • Cheddar cheese icon
    Cheddar cheese
    100g (about ½ cup)
  • Parmesan cheese icon
    Parmesan cheese
    50g (about 5¼ tbsp)
  • Bolognese Sauce icon
    Bolognese Sauce
    472ml (2 cups)
  • Baby spinach icon
    Baby spinach
    200g (about 6½ cups)
  • Pasta sheets icon
    Pasta sheets
    18 ounces (about 6 cups)
  • Ricotta cheese icon
    Ricotta cheese
    500g (about 2⅛ cups)
  • Fresh basil icon
    Fresh basil
    1 cup (about 1)
  • Extra virgin olive oil icon
    Extra virgin olive oil
    as needed


  • kCook icon Parchment paper
  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon TM5
  • kCook icon TM5 bowl
  • kCook icon Baking dish - 2 quart
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Saucepan

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat - 180°C
  2. Add Bolognese Sauce to a clean saucepan
  3. Heat then set aside
  4. Line a clean baking sheet with parchment paper
  5. Add butternut squash to the baking sheet
  6. Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil
  7. Roast - 20 min, 180°C
  8. Add mozzarella cheese, cheddar cheese and parmesan cheese to the TM5 bowl
  9. Fit TM5 bowl to TM5
  10. Blitz - approx 10 sec, speed 10
  11. Transfer sauce to baking dish
  12. Arrange pasta sheets in the baking dish
  13. Top the pasta with one third of cheese mixture in the baking dish
  14. Arrange half of roasted vegetables in baking dish
  15. Add baby spinach to the baking dish
  16. Arrange pasta sheets in the baking dish
  17. Top the pasta with half of the remaining cheese mixture in the baking dish
  18. Transfer the rest of the roasted vegetables to baking dish
  19. Add baby spinach to the baking dish
  20. Arrange pasta sheets in the baking dish
  21. Add ricotta cheese to the baking dish
  22. Sprinkle the rest of cheese mixture evenly over the baking dish
  23. Garnish with fresh basil
  24. Bake until golden brown - 1 hr, 180°C
  25. Let cool
  26. Serve
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