This quick lasagne is made with pork, spinach and sautéed button mushrooms.


  • For the Ragu and Spinach Sauce

  • 1 tbsp oil

  • 450g (1lb) pork sausage meat

  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped

  • 2 fat cloves garlic, crushed

  • 150g (5oz) button mushrooms, sliced

  • 1x 200ml (7fl oz) carton full fat creme fraiche

  • 100g (4 oz) baby spinach, roughly chopped

  • salt and pepper

  • For the Tomato and Thyme Sauce

  • 1 x 400g (1lb) can chopped tomatoes

  • 2 tbsp sun-dried tomato paste

  • 1 tsp demerara sugar

  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme leaves

  • For the Lasagne

  • 6 sheets, about 75g (3oz) quick cook white lasagne or fresh lasagne

  • 50g (2oz) strong cheddar cheese, grated


  • For the Ragu and Spinach Sauce:

  • 1.

    Heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan, add sausage meat and brown on the over a high heat until golden, breaking up the mince with two wooden spoons.

  • 2.

    Add chilli, garlic and mushrooms and fry for a few minutes. Stir in crème fraiche and spinach.

  • 3.

    Bring to the boil for a couple of minutes, season well and set aside.

  • For the Tomato sauce:

  • 1.

    Measure all the ingredients into a jug and season well.

  • 2.

    Divide the ragu sauce into thirds and spoon one third into the base of an oven proof dish.

  • 3.

    Spoon one third of the tomato sauce on top, at random and arrange half the pasta sheets over the tomato sauce. Repeat using two more layers of ragu and tomato sauce and one of pasta.

  • 4.

    Sprinkle over the grated cheese.

  • 5.

    Place in the oven for about 20-30 minutes or until golden brown, bubbling around the edges and the pasta is tender.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (6 servings)

  • Energy 403kj
  • Fat Total 30g
  • Saturated Fat 11g
  • Protein 17g
  • Carbohydrate 16g
  • Sugar 4g
  • Sodium 683mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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anyone got any ideas of calories in this?