Rich ragu, gooey white sauce and stringy cheese make up the scrumptious Italian dish, lasagne. The family classic is made of stacked layers of flat pasta and it's the definition of comfort food. But as you might expect with all that cheese and pasta it's not so good for the waistline, especially if you're on a health kick.
Foodie Cakeontherun however, has shared a few simple tricks to reduce the amount of fat and calories in the the traditional Mediterranean meal. By using 5% lean beef mince, reduced fat butter and cheese and skimmed milk, you can shave off calories without even noticing.
Her easy recipe below uses a jar of tomato pasta sauce to keep things simple, but also shows you how to make your own white sauce as it requires just a three basic ingredients and minimal effort.
To keep your dish healthy, serve it with a crisp, fresh salad. Leftovers can be enjoyed the following day hot or cold.
Make it gluten free - use gluten free pasta
Make it vegan - use plant based milk and vegan cheese