Lasagne is one of the most loved recipes out there, and this version is perfect for people following Slimming World, Weight Watchers or counting calories!
Traditionally Lasagne is made by interweaving layers of pasta with layers of bolognese sauce, usually consisting of minced beef and tomatoes.
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However, to make this Lasagne slimming friendly we have packed it full of vegetables. We advise using good quality tinned tomatoes for the sauce as some can be quite watery and acidic. It really does make a big difference to the finished dish!
One of the most difficult parts of Lasagne to make slimline is the white sauce. We’ve tried quite a few versions of this sauce, from blitzed cottage cheese to quark, but this is probably the best one so far. It’s well worth giving it a go!
If you’re a big fan of Lasagne, why not try our incredibly popular recipe for Enchilada Lasagne?
Or if you prefer Italian flavours, how about this Syn Free Bolognese Risotto?
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What do I need to make this Lasagne recipe?
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This Lasagne recipe doesn’t require any special kitchen gadgets or tools to make. It does involve cutting up lots of vegetables so we would advise using a nice sharp knife to make the task a little easier. If you haven’t invested in a knife sharpener yet, now is the time. It really does make all the difference!
You could use a dish like this to make our Syn Free One Pot Mediterranean Chicken Orzo!
How many calories is in this Lasagne recipe?
There are 461 calories in each portion of this Lasagne. If you order Lasagne in Wetherspoons it will clock up 890 calories, so this is an incredible saving at almost half the amount!
How Slimming World friendly is this Lasagne recipe?
This Lasagne recipe is Syn Free for anyone following the Slimming World plan, providing the cheese is part of one of your Healthy Extra A allowances.
We have used 20g of reduced fat cheddar per portion for this dish which is 1/2 of one of your Healthy Extra A choices, or 3 Syns.
This recipe is also chock full of speedy vegetables to help boost your losses, and this dish goes well with a big side salad.
How Weight Watchers friendly is this Lasagne recipe?
Our recipe for Lasagne is 8 Points for anyone following the Weight Watchers plan. A Marks and Spencer Beef Lasagne ready meal will cost you 21 Points so it’s a fantastic swap!
How do I make this Lasagne recipe?
For the meat sauce
Heat a pan and spray with low calorie cooking spray. Add the onion, celery, carrots and garlic to the pan and cook for a few minutes, until they start to soften.
Add the mince, and cook until it starts to brown.
Add the herbs, and Worcestershire sauce, continue to cook for a few more minutes.
Add courgette and peppers and give the mixture a stir .
Add mushrooms and fry for about 5 minutes.
Stir in the tomato puree, oxo cubes and tinned tomatoes. Add 200ml water and stir well.
Put the lid on the pan and simmer for 20 – 30 minutes.
Adjust seasoning if necessary.
Spread a layer of the mince mixture on the bottom of a decent sized oven proof dish, then add a layer of Lasagne sheets, then repeat until you reach the top if the dish, ending with a layer of lasagne sheets. make sure you leave enough room for the sauce.
For the white sauce
Mix the yogurt, eggs, mustard powder and salt to taste. Beat well to make sure it’s mixed well!
Pour this sauce over the top of the lasagne sheets, then sprinkle with the grated cheese.
Cook in the oven for 25-30 minutes, on 190-200°C.
Remove from the oven and allow to rest for 5-10 minutes, so it is easier to portion.
Looking for mince recipes?
Why not take a look at our Top Slimming World Mince Recipes article?
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