Meat Dartmoor
Manns Moorish Lasagne
Moor meat on your plate

500g (1lb) minced beef
400g (14oz) can tomatoes
2 chopped onions
100g (4oz) fresh mushrooms sliced
2 Tbs vegetable oil
approx. 12 sheets lasagne
salt and pepper to taste
stock cube
1 Tbs cornflour
1 Tbs gravy powder

Cheese sauce

75g (3oz) butter
75g (3oz)plain flour
800ml (1½ pt) milk
100g (4oz) grated cheddar cheese


  1. Lightly fry the onions and mushrooms in the oil until they turn light brown.
  2. Put the mince in a saucepan and cover with cold water, bring to the boil and crumble the stock cube over the meat, simmer for approx. 30 minutes or until the meat is cooked.
  3. Add the onions, mushrooms and tomatoes and simmer for a further 10 minutes.
  4. Blend the cornflour and gravy powder with a small amount of cold water to a smooth paste then add to the meat gradually until desired consistency is reached.
  5. Adjust seasoning then remove from the heat.
  6. To make the cheese sauce:-
    melt the butter in a saucepan then add the flour and cook for a few minutes, gradually add the milk beating well between each addition then bring to the boil stirring continuously, season and add cheese.
  7. To make the lasagne:
    put a layer of meat sauce in the bottom of ovenproof dish and cover with lasagne sheets then cheese sauce, repeat with the meat then lasagne and finally sauce, cover in grated cheese.
  8. Bake for approx. 45 minutes at 180c / 350f /gas mark 4


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