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


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