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In need of last-minute dinner inspiration? Then try this Mexican baby marrow lasagne…

A delectable, spicy, Mexican-inspired no-carb lasagne that is perfect for a cosy dinner night in with the family.

Serves 6

You’ll need: 1 x 400g can Rhodes Quality Tomato Mexican Style; 15 ml oil; 1 onion, finely chopped; 1 garlic clove, crushed; 500g lean beef mince; salt and freshly cracked black pepper; 400g baby marrows, washed and thinly sliced lengthways; 250g plain cream cheese; 2 eggs; ½ cup grated mozzarella cheese; ½ cup grated cheddar cheese; 1 red pepper, seeded and diced

How to:

  • Heat the oil in a heavy-bottomed saucepan. Add the onion and fry until softened. Add the garlic and fry for a few minutes more.
  • Add the can of Rhodes Quality Tomatoes, Mexican Style and bring to the boil then reduce the heat and simmer gently for 15 minutes and season to taste.
  • In a casserole dish that has been sprayed with non-stick spray, layer up the mince alternatively with the baby marrow slices, ending with a layer of mince.
  • Whisk together the cream cheese and the eggs until smooth and season to taste. Pour the cream cheese mixture over the top of the mince.
  • Mix the cheeses and sprinkle over the cream cheese then sprinkle over the red pepper.
  • Bake the lasagne in an oven that has been preheated to 180°C for 30-40 minutes or until the top is golden and set. Serve hot.
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