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Lasagna made with ham & cheese in a Béchamel (white) and tomato sauce. This classic combination comes together with great results in this tasty lasagna.

Oven-Ready Lasagna noodles (also called no-boil lasagna noodles or no-cook lasagna noodles) make it a breeze to put this rich cheesy, comforting main dish on your table in no time flat.

Since it’s so rich, I like to serve it with a green salad.

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Cheese and Ham Lasagna Fast2eat

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Bake, Béchamel, Easy, easy-to-prepare, Italian, Lasagna, Oven-Baked, Pasta, Sauce, Smoked Ham
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 675kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pack Lasagna noodle oven-ready uncooked
  • 500 g Ham Pork/chicken/turkey
  • 200 g Mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 4 cups Tomato sauce
  • 3 cups Béchamel sauce use this recipe Béchamel (white)
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • Oregano to taste

Instructions

  • It’s important that you preheat the tomato and Béchamel (white) sauce to help cook better the uncooked lasagna noodles.
  • Spread a scoop of tomato sauce in the bottom of a Casserole Dish. The first layer of your lasagna should be sauce. Not only it helps keep it moist, it ensures that the noodles won't stick to the pan.
  • ayer with the Oven-Ready Lasagna noodles, another scoop of tomato sauce, the ham, the mozzarella and sprinkle with Oregano.
  • Add another layer with the Oven-Ready Lasagna noodles, a scoop of Béchamel (white) sauce, the ham, the mozzarella and sprinkle with Oregano.
  • Arrange remaining noodles, a scoop of tomato sauce, the mozzarella and sprinkle with Oregano and Grated Parmesan Cheese.
  • It should have at least 3 layers, if there's less than three layers, it's probably not a lasagna.
  • Cover with Aluminum foil and bake for 30 minutes or until the cheese melts in the preheated oven to 400 degrees F (204 degrees C). Aluminum Foil is used to keep food moist and cook it evenly. If you leave your lasagna uncovered in the oven, it will become dry.
  • Remove the Aluminum foil, increase oven temperature to 450 degrees F (232 degrees C) and bake for more 10 minutes or until golden.
  • I prefer to use the Countertop Oven than the big stove one. It’s time and energy saver.
  • Serve with a green salad and you have a complete and delicious meal!

Notes

Oven-Ready Lasagna noodles (also called no-boil lasagna noodles or no-cook lasagna noodles) don't just save you time - they actually help your lasagna taste better. They are better than those that require parboiling. They shouldn't need to be soaked or cooked or parboiled. They DO need to be completely covered in hot sauce. So soak up any extra liquid in the baking pan, leaving you with a nicely saucy batch.
Use the Tomato sauce Fast2eat Recipe, as well as Béchamel (white). Your lasagna needs a béchamel and a tomato-based sauce. You need some dairy up in there, beyond the cheese. A cream-based sauce keeps things moist and counters the acidity of the tomatoes. You'll serve the best Lasagna ever.
You can do the same process by using Regular Lasagna noodles that need to be cooked before. But I prefer the Fast way using the Oven-Ready Lasagna ones.
Try making it the day before, covering with foil and let it set in the fridge all night, take out and bake for dinner. It’s even better! Enjoy 😉
Also check
Basic Béchamel (white) sauce Fast2eat Recipe
It’s the best sauce to use with any lasagna and to serve over pasta! It is also used as the base for other sauces and a range of Fast, homey, comforting recipes, and is a versatile, essential sauce that's easy to master.
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Tomato sauce Fast2eat Recipe
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Nutrition

Calories: 675kcal | Carbohydrates: 74g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 78mg | Sodium: 1892mg | Potassium: 1174mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 1250IU | Vitamin C: 30.5mg | Calcium: 550mg | Iron: 4.9mg

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It’s a luscious sauce for any Pasta or Spaghetti Squash. Also, give it a try with potatoes or just au gratin topped with potato sticks.

I was looking for an easy and delicious recipe to use this Pre-cooked Chicken and Chicken Stock Fast2eat that I’ve previously made.

The result consisted of a silky and creamy dish: Chicken Béchamel sauce, Shredded chicken, spices and herbs tossed with a Spaghetti Squash (or with any pasta or potato, as a filling for this Brazilian Blender Savoury Pie Fast2eat or just itself au gratin), and topped with melted mozzarella. Baked until nice and brown.

This creamy chicken is really satisfying and surprisingly low in calories. Lots of flavors, which work together very well in a delicious and simple dish! The result was nothing short of marvellous. We loved it!!!

 

 

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Shredded Chicken with Béchamel (white) Sauce Fast2eat

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Dish, Side Dish
Keyword: Béchamel, Cheese, Chicken, Chicken Béchamel, Chicken Sauce for Pasta, Chicken Sauce for Spaghetti Squash, Clean eating, Creamy, Easy, Fast, Low carb, Pasta, Quick, Recipe, Sauce, Spaghetti Squash
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 232kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Prepare Chicken Béchamel sauce according to its recipe.
  • Add 500g of the Shredded chicken.
  • Add Tomato and Soy sauce.
  • Add any optional spice such as Paprika, Oregano, Parsley, Basil, Thyme to taste. Mix well until boiling and adjust salt if need.
  • Put the sauce on top of the Spaghetti Squash (or pasta* or or potato, as a filling for this Brazilian Blender Savoury Pie Fast2eat or just itself au gratin) in a large casserole dish or 2 small ones.
  • Top mozzarella (and/or parmesan) cheese and bake in preheated oven at 200C (400F) for about 10 minutes until cheese is golden brown.

Notes

Store leftovers in an airtight container, refrigerated, for up to 4 days.
*Whichever pasta you use, make sure to cook it al dente, then rinse it with cold water, drain it, and only then add it to the sauce. This will preserve the pasta structure and prevent it from getting mushy in a creamy sauce. Or for low carb option, with Spaghetti squash.
You can also use gluten-free brown rice penne or rice noodles (also known as rice vermicelli), gluten-free lentil penne or gluten-free quinoa pasta, or any other type of gluten-free short pasta. Cook gluten-free pasta according to package instructions. Then drain and rinse with cold water to prevent gluten-free pasta from getting mushy and sticking together.

Nutrition

Calories: 232kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.02g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 834mg | Potassium: 330mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 350IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 120mg | Iron: 1.1mg
Pre-cooked Chicken and Chicken Stock Fast2eat Recipe
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Chicken Béchamel (white) Sauce Fast2eat Recipe
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Brazilian Blender Pie Fast2eat Recipe
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Bolognese Sauce, also known in Italian as ragù alla bolognese.

The Classic Italian Bolognese meat sauce is made with ground beef, pork, and Italian sausage, I just use ground beef as my daughter doesn’t like pork and Italian sausage. But you can add them if you and your family like.

Use it with any pasta, from spaghetti to lasagna, whole wheat, white or gluten-free, or try this Bolognese Sauce with a low-carb, healthier alternative to pasta using Spaghetti squash! It’s still amazingly delicious with half the calories! Spaghetti squash is a favorite ingredient for those seeking a lower-carb, paleo-friendly, clean eating, gluten-free alternative to pasta.

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Bolognese (Meat) Sauce Fast2eat

To make a delicious Bolognese Sauce Fast2eat just add Tomato sauce Fast2eat to Tasty Ground beef Fast2eat.
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Bolognese Sauce, Fast, Italian, Lasagna, Meat Sauce, Pasta, Sauce
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 349kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 Onion large diced
  • 1 tbsp Minced Garlic or 3 minced cloves
  • 1 Kg Ground beef
  • 2 tsp Beef mix powder
  • 3.5 cup Tomato sauce
  • Paprika optional to taste
  • Green onion optional to taste
  • Thyme dried - optional to taste
  • Oregano dried - optional to taste
  • Parsley dried - optional to taste
  • Basil dried - optional to taste
  • Salt optional to taste
  • Black pepper optional to taste

Instructions

  • Heat the oil in a large pan, over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook until translucent. Add the garlic and cook for another minute.
  • Add the ground meat and cook, breaking it up with a wooden spoon, until meat crumbles and no longer pink and most of the juice has evaporated.
  • Add the remaining ingredients and cook until meat is browned. Use the seasonings you like the most, the important thing is to always taste and understand what was the difference that each seasoning made in the flavor.
  • Taste and add salt if desired. The ground beef has lots of water while you cook it, and you should consider that this water will dry and the avor of the seasoning will become more pronounced. So wait to taste until all the water has evaporated.

Notes

Store leftovers in an airtight container, refrigerated, for up to 3 or 4 days, or freeze any unused portions for later use for up to 1 month.
Make-Ahead tip: This sauce with pasta tastes just as good the next day! Add a splash of cream and Parmesan cheese and bake in preheated oven at 200C (400F) for about 20 minutes until cheese is golden brown.
*Whichever pasta you use, make sure to cook it al dente, then rinse it with cold water, drain it, and only then add it to the sauce. This will preserve the pasta structure and prevent it from getting mushy in a creamy sauce. Or for low carb option, with Spaghetti squash.
You can also use gluten-free brown rice penne or rice noodles (also known as rice vermicelli), gluten-free lentil penne or gluten-free quinoa pasta, or any other type of gluten-free short pasta. Cook gluten-free pasta according to package instructions. Then drain and rinse with cold water to prevent gluten-free pasta from getting mushy and sticking together.

Nutrition

Calories: 349kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 85mg | Sodium: 395mg | Potassium: 802mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 500IU | Vitamin C: 21.5mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 4mg

Spaghetti Squash Fast2eat
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Spaghetti night – miss it no more. The very aptly named spaghetti squash provides a tasty, healthy substitute for regular pasta. It is actually really yummy, very interesting and may surprise you. Once ready, it can be used to prepare tasty dishes.

The coolest of all is knowing that besides you’re consuming a “vegetable noodles”, it has about 37 calories per 100 grams. A great request for those on a diet. Spaghetti squash is low in carbs and calories and is a plentiful source of beta-carotene, vitamin A, and vitamin C. It also contains omega 3 and half a dozen other healthy fatty acids, besides being a powerful antioxidant.

I like to make spaghetti squash about once a week because I can do so much with the roasted squash. One night I can make it with pesto, the next night as a slightly more elegant meal shrimp sauce, bolognese (meat) sauce, Shredded Chicken with Béchamel (white) Sauce, cheesy béchamel

One squash with your favourite sauce will serve up to 4 people. It’s so tasty you won’t miss the pasta!

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Spaghetti Squash Fast2eat

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Dish, Side Dish
Keyword: Clean eating, Easy, Fast, Gluten-free, Healthy, Low calories, Low carb, Paleo-friendly, Spaghetti Squash
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 90kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 Spaghetti Squash
  • Olive oil for brushing
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper optional to taste
  • Paprika optional to taste
  • Garlic powder optional to taste
  • Onion powder optional to taste
  • Dried herbs optional to taste - whatever the heart wants

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375ºF-400ºF (190ºC-200ºC)
  • To make it easier to cut into the spaghetti squash, you place it in the microwave for 3 minutes or so. Some people just microwave the squash to cook it entirely, but I believe that roasting it in the oven is the best way to cook it.
  • To open up the squash you carefully cut it in half lengthwise using a large, sharp knife.
  • The seeds should be scooped out of the squash with a spoon, similar to a pumpkin. Also similar to a pumpkin, the seeds can be preserved and roasted if you like.
  • Brush the inside of both halves of the squash with olive oil.
  • Season with salt and pepper. You can also season with paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, dried herbs — whatever the heart wants.
  • Place the two halves cut side down on a baking sheet (or tray or casserole dish that is large enough to allow them to rest flat) lined with parchment paper or foil.
  • Roast the squash until tender, about 30* minutes.
  • You might want to wait until the squash has cooled down enough to handle.
  • Once the squash is soft and can be poked with a fork, you can shred the insides to get the spaghetti-like strands that the squash is named for.
  • Spaghetti squash does not actually taste like wheat spaghetti. It will be sweeter, with a crunchier texture.
  • Then just put your favourite sauce, a little cheese, and taste.

Notes

* Large squashes will take around 40-50 minutes to roast, but small-medium squashes will roast in less time. Check after around 30 minutes or so to make sure you don't overcook them, as this will detrimentally affect its flavor and texture, they will become really mushy in the middle and won't form many natural spaghetti-like strands. To roast a whole, uncut squash, make several small cuts in the rind and cook at 350°F (180°C) for 60 to 90 minutes.
Or you can also microwave your squash (but I believe that roasting it in the oven is the best way to cook it). Tightly cover a dish containing a half squash, cut side down and a small amount of water with plastic wrap. Microwave on high for 12 minutes and check to see if the flesh is tender.
Spaghetti squash: what is it? It's just a squash, but this variety will surprise you. It looks like a lengthy melon, but when cooked, the meat of the fruit falls away from the flesh in ribbons or strands that look like spaghetti noodles, but in fact, it is just a variety of squash. Low calorie and very easy to prepare, the spaghetti squash (also known as "vegetable spaghetti") is already a mandatory presence in the low carb diets.
According to the tips I’ve researched, when buying spaghetti squash, you should choose a firm, dry, rind free of soft spots and cracks. Avoid Spaghetti squash without stems. The stem itself should be short and round, without excessive damage, which helps keep out bacteria. Pass on shiny or green spaghetti squash. This could indicate that the squash was picked before it was ready (ripe). Shininess may also indicate that a wax coating has been applied to the squash. If possible, select a squash that has not been coated in wax.
Store squash for up to three months. If you get a freshly harvested squash, it can last several months in a cool, dry location. Keep the squash out of direct sunlight or heat.
Do not refrigerate uncooked, uncut squash. Putting your spaghetti squash in the fridge will actually make it spoil more quickly. At refrigerated temps, your squash will only last a week or two. If you cut your squash and use only some of it, wrap the unused portion tightly in plastic wrap and refrigerate it. Use the rest of the squash within a week or so.

Nutrition

Calories: 90kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 0.4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Sodium: 998mg | Potassium: 297mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 400IU | Vitamin C: 12.4mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 1.1mg

Chicken Béchamel (white) Sauce Fast2eat Recipe
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Shrimp Sauce for Pasta or Spaghetti Squashi Fast2eat
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Bolognese (Meat) Sauce Fast2eat
To make a delicious Bolognese Sauce Fast2eat just add Tomato sauce Fast2eat to Tasty Ground beef Fast2eat.
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Shredded Chicken with Béchamel (white) Sauce Fast2eat
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Basic Béchamel (white) sauce Fast2eat Recipe
It’s the best sauce to use with any lasagna and to serve over pasta! It is also used as the base for other sauces and a range of Fast, homey, comforting recipes, and is a versatile, essential sauce that's easy to master.
Check out this recipe

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This Shrimp Sauce recipe can satisfy a number of meal occasions and is sure to impress. It’s quick and easy. It’s perfect for casual entertaining as it is packed with flavor. Use jumbo shrimp if you want to make it impressive!

Use it with Spaghetti or any short pasta such as penne, or try this Fast2eat shrimp sauce with a low-carb, healthier alternative to pasta using spaghetti squash! It’s still amazingly delicious with half the calories! Spaghetti squash is a favorite ingredient for those seeking a lower-carb, paleo-friendly, clean eating, gluten-free alternative to pasta.

If you prepare the spaghetti squash in advance, it is ready in minutes.

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Shrimp Sauce for Pasta or Spaghetti Squashi Fast2eat

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Dish
Keyword: Clean eating, Easy, Fast, Gluten-free, Low carb, Paleo-friendly, Recipe, Sauce, Shrimp, Shrimp Sauce, Shrimp Sauce for Pasta, Shrimp Sauce for Spaghetti Squash
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 406kcal

Ingredients

Shrimp stock (or Vegetable Stock)

  • Shrimp heads (optional), shells, and tails or use 1tbsp Vegetable Instant Stock Mix
  • 2 cups Water hot
  • 1 tbsp Hondashi *Bonito fish Soup Stock

Shrimp

  • 800 g Shrimp peeled and cleaned
  • ¼ cup Lemon juice or juice from 2 lemons
  • Salt to taste
  • Thyme to taste
  • Cilantro (lots to taste (also known as coriander - fresh leaves chopped or dried))
  • 1 tbsp Hondashi *Bonito fish Soup Stock
  • Paprika to taste
  • Parsley to taste
  • Green onion chopped to taste or chives
  • Black pepper optional to taste

Sauce

  • 1 tbsp Olive oil or vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp Butter or Margarine
  • 1 Onion large chopped
  • 3 cloves Garlic minced or 1 tbsp minced Garlic
  • 1/4 cup Tomato sauce
  • 400 ml Cream (whipping cream/thick cream/heavy cream/evaporated milk)
  • 1 cup White wine optional
  • 2 tbsp Cream cheese or catupiry
  • Parmesan cheese

Instructions

Shrimp stock (or Vegetable Stock)

  • Give Shrimp heads, shells, and tails a quick rinse under cold water first.
  • Place the heads, shells, and tails in a Small Saucepan with enough cold water to just cover the shells. Add HonDashi (Bonito Fish Soup Stock) to improve the taste.
  • Simmer the whole thing uncovered until the water takes on a light orange-stock colour, about 15 minutes, then Strain all the shells out. Use the stock in your shrimp recipe for an extra boost of flavor.
  • If using Vegetable Stock just add 1 tbsp Vegetable Instant Stock Mix to 1 cup of boiling water.

Shrimp

  • Season shrimp (peeled) with salt, Lemon Juice, Thyme Leaves, Cilantro Leaves, HonDashi (Bonito Fish Soup Stock), Paprika, Parsley, chives or green onion, Black pepper (optional to taste).

Sauce

  • In a big skillet or Saucepan heat the oil (Extra Virgin Olive Oil or vegetable oil), butter (or margarine) and saute the chopped onion and Minced Garlic.
  • Add the seasoned shrimp and saute the shrimp until pink.
  • Add the tomato sauce and shrimp stock (or Vegetable Stock) cook for 5 min. Be careful if overcook shrimp becomes chewy.
  • Add the cream (whipping cream/thick cream/heavy cream/evaporated milk) and remove from heat
  • Add the cream cheese (or catupiry) mixing well until forming a very creamy sauce.
  • Put the sauce on top of the pasta** and mix thoroughly until well incorporated.
  • Add parmesan cheese and bake in preheated oven at 200C (400F) for about 10 minutes until cheese is golden brown.

Notes

Store leftovers in an airtight container, refrigerated, for up to 4 days.
Make-Ahead tip: This pasta tastes just as good the next day! Add a splash of milk and reheat slowly over lower heat until very warm/hot but not simmering. Or and bake in preheated oven at 200C (400F) for about 20 minutes until cheese is golden brown.
*Hondashi® is a Bonito fish-based seasoning for those who like to make the preparations even tastier, also stimulating a balanced and flavorful diet. Hondashi® guarantees the authentic taste of fish to the preparations and can be used in the most varied recipes with fish, seafood, oriental recipes, and fish-based broths, giving a delicious and full-bodied flavor!
**Whichever pasta you use, make sure to cook it al dente, then rinse it with cold water, drain it, and only then add it to the sauce. This will preserve the pasta structure and prevent it from getting mushy in a creamy sauce. Or for low carb option, with Spaghetti squash.
You can also use gluten-free brown rice penne or rice noodles (also known as rice vermicelli), gluten-free lentil penne or gluten-free quinoa pasta, or any other type of gluten-free short pasta. Cook gluten-free pasta according to package instructions. Then drain and rinse with cold water to prevent gluten-free pasta from getting mushy and sticking together.

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Nutrition

Calories: 406kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 286mg | Sodium: 1907mg | Potassium: 288mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1050IU | Vitamin C: 15.7mg | Calcium: 230mg | Iron: 2.2mg

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Slow-roasting tomatoes bring out such sweet, intense flavor. You get almost all of the concentrated flavor of sun-dried tomatoes but without the drying.

Mixed with tons of garlic, oregano, and fresh basil, I don’t know how it works… but it tastes like heaven in your mouth. They take on an intensely deep flavour after roasting and can be used in many different ways. It’s perfect to eat with toast, bread, crackers, salads, pasta, goat cheese, bocconcini… you name it.

My mom makes it since I was a child and everyone loves it.

Here are other mouth-watering Tomato Recipes you should also make (and eat):

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Slow-Roasted Tomato Fast2eat Recipe

Basically, tossing them in olive oil, dusting with a bit of salt, garlic and herbs, and baking at a low temperature for an hour – makes them unbelievable.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Appetizers & Starters, Side Dish
Servings: 5 people
Calories: 146kcal

Ingredients

  • 10 Tomato Roma or any good, ripe tomato - 10 is about 1kg/2 lbs
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Minced Garlic
  • 1/4 cup Olive oil extra virgin
  • Basil thinly sliced or chopped
  • Oregano
  • Sage
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • Black pepper optional

Instructions

  • Wash all whole tomatoes thoroughly under clean, running water.
  • Cut the tomatoes in half through the equator (not through the stem).
  • Remove the seeds and gelatinous pulp.
  • Cut each half in 4.
  • Place tomato pieces into a Strainer and toss with salt and sugar to drain off liquid.
  • Preheat oven to 190C/375F.
  • Put the tomatoes onto a large rimmed Baking Sheet.
  • Toss in all other ingredients. Stir until well-coated.
  • Roast in the oven for 30 minutes. Using a Spatula, stir the tomatoes and roast for more 30 minutes until tomatoes are softened but not falling apart.
  • Turn off the oven and let cool.
  • Taste and add additional salt and pepper if desired. Remove Bay leaf and set aside.
  • To store, place in clean Airtight Containers.
  • Eat with toast, breads, crackers, salads, pasta, goat cheese, bocconcini or refrigerate for up to 2 weeks or freeze for up to a couple of months.

Notes

I suggest using Roma or Plum tomatoes because they have thicker flesh with fewer seeds and less juice than regular tomatoes, but feel free to use any tomato for this recipe.
You can add other fresh hardy herbs such as fresh thyme, rosemary… as desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 146kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Sodium: 482mg | Potassium: 482mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1650IU | Vitamin C: 35.5mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 0.7mg

Tomato Dehydrated with Pink Salt Fast2eat Recipe
The secret is in the dehydration, made with Himalayan pink salt, and also the combination of the Bocconcini in pesto sauce with the savory.
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Homemade oven-dried tomatoes Fast2eat
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Lasagna made with ground chicken in a Béchamel (white) and tomato sauce.

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Creamy Chicken Lasagna Fast2eat Recipe

Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 711kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pack Lasagna noodle oven-ready uncooked
  • 500 g Chicken Shredded from http://fast2eat.com/recipe/pre-cooked-chicken-and-chicken-stock/
  • 200 g Mozzarella cheese shredded (200g=7oz)
  • 4 cups Tomato sauce
  • 3 cups Béchamel sauce use this Béchamel (white)
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • Oregano to taste

Instructions

  • It’s important that you preheat the tomato and Béchamel (white) sauce to help cook better the uncooked lasagna noodles.
  • Spread a scoop of tomato sauce in the bottom of a Casserole Dish. The first layer of your lasagna should be sauce. Not only it helps keep it moist, it ensures that the noodles won't stick to the pan.
  • Layer with the Oven-Ready Lasagna noodles, another scoop of tomato sauce, the chicken, the mozzarella and sprinkle with Oregano.
  • Add another layer with the Oven-Ready Lasagna noodles, a scoop of Béchamel (white) sauce, the chicken, the mozzarella and sprinkle with Oregano.
  • Arrange remaining noodles, a scoop of tomato sauce, the mozzarella and sprinkle with Oregano and Grated Parmesan Cheese.
  • It should have at least 3 layers, if there's less than three layers, it's probably not a lasagna.
  • Cover with Aluminum foil and bake for 30 minutes or until the cheese melts in the preheated oven to 400 degrees F (204 degrees C). Aluminum Foil is used to keep food moist and cook it evenly. If you leave your lasagna uncovered in the oven, it will become dry.
  • Remove the Aluminum foil, increase oven temperature to 450 degrees F (232 degrees C) and bake for more 10 minutes or until golden.
  • I prefer to use the Countertop Oven than the big stove one. It’s time and energy saver.
  • Serve with a green salad and you have a complete and delicious meal!

Notes

Oven-Ready Lasagna noodles (also called no-boil lasagna noodles or no cook lasagna noodles) don't just save you time - they actually help your lasagna taste better. They are better than those that require parboiling. They shouldn't need to be soaked or cooked or parboiled. They DO need to be completely covered in hot sauce. So soak up any extra liquid in the baking pan, leaving you with a nicely saucy batch.
Use the Tomato sauce Fast2eat Recipe, as well as Chicken Béchamel (white) sauce Fast2eat Recipe. Your lasagna needs a béchamel and a tomato-based sauce. You need some dairy up in there, beyond the cheese. A cream-based sauce keeps things moist and counters the acidity of the tomatoes. You'll serve the best Lasagna ever. You can do the same process by using Regular Lasagna noodles that need to be cooked before. But I prefer the Fast way using the Oven-Ready Lasagna ones. Try making it the day before, covering with foil and let it set in the fridge all night, take out and bake for dinner. It’s even better! Enjoy 😉
 

Nutrition

Calories: 711kcal | Carbohydrates: 68g | Protein: 64g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 127mg | Sodium: 2128mg | Potassium: 1280mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 1300IU | Vitamin C: 35.5mg | Calcium: 500mg | Iron: 4.7mg

Chicken Béchamel (white) Sauce Fast2eat Recipe
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Basic Béchamel (white) sauce Fast2eat Recipe
It’s the best sauce to use with any lasagna and to serve over pasta! It is also used as the base for other sauces and a range of Fast, homey, comforting recipes, and is a versatile, essential sauce that's easy to master.
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Tomato sauce Fast2eat Recipe
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