Lighter Lasagne with a Turkey Mince Twist

This recipe for Lighter Lasagne with a Turkey Mince Twist serves four and can be made from ingredients found in Aldi’s 101 Irish stores.


  • 25 g kilkeely gold butter
  • 25 g the pantry plain flour
  • 250 ml clonbawn milk
  • 125 g ardagh italian style grated cheese
  • 500 g nature’s isle irish turkey mince
  • 300 g cooked veg
  • 1 jar cucina pasta sauce
  • 300 g 300g cucina lasagne sheets


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180 °C / 350° F / Gas Mark 4.
  2. Start by making your cheesy sauce.
  3. Put 25g butter and 25g flour in a saucepan over a medium heat and stir for 5 minutes.
  4. Gradually add 250ml warm milk in 3 steps, stirring all the time.
  5. Finally add 75g grated cheese to the mix and allow to melt.
  6. Brown the mince and mix in the vegetables and when they are piping hot, add the pasta sauce and stir until hot.
  7. Now start layering your lasagne in a shallow baking dish.
  8. First a layer of the meat mix, then a layer of lasagne sheets followed by a layer of cheese sauce.
  9. Repeat and sprinkle over the remaining 50g cheese at the end.
  10. Take care not to overlap the lasagne sheets as they will not cook through.
  11. Bake in the oven for 45 minutes.


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