Easy tuna lasagne

INGREDIENTS

1tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

1brown onion, finely chopped

2zucchini, coarsely chopped

1red capsicum, deseeded, coarsely chopped

2garlic cloves, crushed

400g can diced tomatoes

250ml (1 cup) passata

1teaspoon dried oregano

Large pinch of sugar

425g can tuna in oil, drained, flaked into large pieces

500g smooth ricotta

1lemon, rind finely grated

1egg, lightly whisked

200g (2 cups) grated three cheese blend see note

5-6fresh lasagne sheets

1/3cup fresh continental parsley leaves

 

METHOD

Step 1

Preheat oven to 190°C/170°C fan forced. Lightly grease a 19 x 25cm (base measurement) baking dish. Heat the oil in a large, deep frying pan over medium heat. Add the onion, zucchini and capsicum. Cook, stirring often, for 5 minutes or until soft. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until aromatic.How to chop and slice onions.

Step 2

Stir in the tomato, passata, oregano and sugar. Season. Add the tuna and gently fold to combine.

Step 3

Combine the ricotta, lemon rind and egg in a bowl. Season with salt and stir until smooth. Add half the grated cheese.

Step 4

Cover the base of the prepared dish with a layer of lasagne sheets, trimming to fit. Spread one-third of the tuna mixture over, then top with another layer of lasagne sheets. Repeat with the remaining tuna mixture and lasagne sheets, finishing with a layer of lasagne sheets.

Step 5

Spread the ricotta mixture over the top of the lasagne. Sprinkle with parsley leaves and the remaining grated cheese. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until golden. Set aside for 10 minutes to cool slightly before serving.

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