Classic Lasagna with homemade pasta
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Classic Lasagna with homemade pasta, traditional Italian recipe
Ricetta: First course
Cucina: Italian
For the ragu'
  • 800 g of minced meat mixed choice
  • 1 onion
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 stalk of celery
  • 1 carrot
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • aromas
  • salt as much as necessary
  • vegetable broth
  • red wine as much as necessary
  • nutmeg
  • 800 g of tomato puree
  • 2 hg Ham steak
For the white sauce
  • 90 g of butter
  • 90 g of flour
  • 90 g of grated cheese
  • 0.9 / 1 liter of milk
  • a pinch of salt
  • nutmeg
For the homemade pasta
  • 250 g of flour type oo
  • 250 g of re-milled durum flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 50-60 ml of milk
  • 30 ml of oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
Prepare the sauce.
  1. Cut in small slices carrot, onion and celery and brown off them with a clove of garlic and a little oil in a pot.
  2. Put the meat and flavor it with some herbs ( rosemary, sage, bay leaves ) and salt
  3. Cooking for twenty minutes and deglaze with red wine.
  4. Put the tomato souce, season with salt , adjust with a little oil and cook over low heat for 2 hours, adding more vegetable broth if necessary .
  5. After that add the ham steak chop finely and add to the sauce and cook for another half and hour.
  6. The ragu is ready. Let it cool .
Prepare the white sauce:
  1. Melt the butter in a saucepan over very low heat, then add the flour while stirring.
  2. Then add the milk and begin to spin vigorously with a whisk.
  3. After 10 minutes, (when the milk will begin to boil ) , the cream will begin' to thicken, stir more vigorously to avoid lumps .
  4. At this point, turn off and add a pinch of nutmeg, a little salt and grated cheese.
  5. The secret is to do it all over very low heat, you will avoid to form clots.
Prepare the homemade pasta .
  1. Combine the two flours and mix with a spoon of salt, add the 3 eggs in the center begin to knead.
  2. Add a little oil, and milk slowly to form a smooth and homogeneous dough.
  3. Knead for at least 10-15 minutes.
  4. Allow to rest the dough wrapped in plastic wrap for at least half hour and to pull the dough with the machine.
Prepare lasagna:
  1. Butter a baking dish, place a layer of pasta, one of sauce, one of white sauce and one of grated cheese, repeat until the end!
  2. Bake at 180 ° C for 45 minutes, until the surface will give you ' a nice crust !
Recipe by donna e casa ricette at