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Mushroom, cheese and spinach open lasagna with white wine cream sauce

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 1
Dietary Vegetarian
From Ready Steady Cook


  1. Heat the butter with the oil in a pan over a medium heat. Fry the onion and garlic for 3-4 minutes, or until softened, stirring occasionally.

  2. Add the sliced mushrooms to the pan and cook for 2-3 minutes.

  3. Add the wine to the pan and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat until the mixture is simmering. Continue to simmer until cook over a high heat until the volume of liquid has reduced by half.

  4. Stir the cream into the pan and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste. Return the mixure to a simmer.

  5. Stir the chives and spinach leaves into the mixture until they are warmed through and wilted.

  6. To serve, place one cooked lasagne sheet on a plate and spoon the mushroom mixture on top. Place the remaining sheet on top of the mushrooms and sprinkle over the cheese. Place the lasagne under a hot grill until the cheese is bubbling and golden-brown. (Alternatively, use a cook's blowtorch to melt the cheese.)


  • 15g/½oz butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ onion, peeled, sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled, sliced
  • 3 field mushrooms, sliced
  • 100ml/3½fl oz white wine
  • 75ml/2½fl oz double cream
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp chopped chives
  • 1 handful spinach leaves
  • 2 fresh lasagne sheets, cooked according to packet instructions
  • 55g/2oz cheddar

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