Easy Braised Beef Lasagna



15 min


8 Adult Servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 45 minutes
Easy Braised Beef Lasagna

Recipe by Eshun Mott, Photo by Maya Visnyea

This lasagna is all about showcasing a homemade ragout, but you could also slip in a layer of cooked spinach or sautéed vegetables.


  • 2 tbsp chopped Italian parsley
  • 2 tbsp chopped basil
  • 4 cups Braised Beef Ragout , (recipe below)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 475 g ricotta
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan , divided
  • 2 tsp finely chopped anchovy
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 360 g fresh pasta sheets


  • Preheat oven to 375F.
  • Combine parsley and basil and stir 2 tbsp into ragout mixture. Season with salt and set aside.
  • Combine ricotta with milk, 2/3 cup of Parmesan, anchovies, nutmeg and pepper.
  • Spoon 1 cup ragout over the bottom of an 8 x 10 ovenproof casserole dish and spread to the edges. Top with a layer of pasta sheets (heavily overlapping the pasta sheets and trimming edges as needed). Spread on another cup ragout and spoon ” of the ricotta mixture over top. Top with another layer of pasta, ragout and ricotta. Add the last layer of pasta. Spoon remaining ragout and ricotta over and sprinkle with remaining 1/3 cup Parmesan.
  • Cover dish with foil and bake for 30 min. Then remove foil and bake 15 min longer or until sauce is bubbling. Let stand 10 min and sprinkle with remaining 2 tbsp parsley and basil before serving.

Braised Beef Ragout

Click here for the Braised Beef Ragout recipe.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 377,
  • Protein
  • 33 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 25 g,
  • Fat
  • 15 g,
  • Fibre
  • 2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 567 mg.