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September 2011

    Fill your boots…with chorizo lasagne


    With all the fantastic meal ideas currently flying around the web I thought I’d start a new feature called (drum roll please) Fill your boots.. Each week I’ll blog a meal that I’ve cooked with details on how you can recreate the magic at home. (I’m no Nigella or Delia but I’ll have a go!) Then at the end of the post I would absolutely love it, if you’d take part and share a link to a post on your blog showcasing the fantastic meals you’ve had. We can all learn something new and pick up some tasty ideas for fabulous family meals.

    To start off the feature, please let me introduce you to one of my own personal favourites, Chorizo Lasagne.


    1 Butternut Squash, 1 Onion , 1 Pepper, 1 Courgette, Cherry Tomatoes
    Low fat cooking spray, 50g Chorizo Sausage, Small carton of Passata
    6 dried Lasagne sheets, Cheddar Cheese Sauce Mix, 300ml Skimmed Milk

    1. Heat the oven to Gas Mark 6
    2. Chop all the vegetables, spritz with cooking spray, season well and roast in a large roasting tin for 15 minutes.

    3. Add chopped chorizo, stir and cook for another 10 minutes
    4. Add the passata to the roasted vegetables
    5. Using a large baking dish, pour half of the mixture into dish
    6. Place 3 lasagne sheets on top of the roasted vegetables and pour on the remainder of the vegetables
    7. Top with the remaining lasagne sheets

    7. Tip cheese sauce mix (hey, can’t make everything from scratch!) into a saucepan and mix with the milk, bring to the boil and simmer for 2 minutes. You will have incredibly thick, creamy cheese sauce
    8. Pour cheese sauce mix over the lasagne
    9. Bake for 35 minutes or until gorgeously golden brown

    This recipe will easily serve 4 people and is best served with a crisp green salad. Enjoy! {sig}

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