Flame's Famous Lasagna

michelle 'FLAME' kelley

By
@flameswithinice

I make special dish for everyone's birthday. My son's is this, if I don't buy him a present it doesn't matter as long as I make plenty of this for his birthday dinner.
you can freeze one or two of these after assembly to cook later. just thaw in fridge before baking.


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Serves:

16

Prep:

1 Hr 30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

YOU WILL NEED THESE

3 medium
cookie sheets
3 large
aluminum pans
4 large
mixing bowls
1 box
heavy duty aluminum foil

NOODLES COOK SLIGHTLY ONLY TILL LIMP SEPERATE AND SET A SIDE

2 box
one pound boxes of lasagna noodles

GROUND MEATS COOK TOGETHER AND DRAIN WELL

2 lb
hamburger lean meat(only)
1 lb
ground turkey meat
1 lb
ground turkey sausage meat

COOK SEPERATE FROM GROUND MEATS

2 pkg
itialian sausage links(cooked, and cut into quarter shaped size pieces)
1 small
bag of premade meat balls itialan(heat and slice in half)

CHEESE PLEASE, MIX US TOGETHER WELL

2 large
blocks of mozzarella cheese grated(or one very large bag)
2 large
blocks of moneray jack grated(or one very large bag)

KEEP HALF OF ME SEPRATE FROM THOSE OTHER SHREDS

1 medium
block of cheddar cheese grated(or one med bag)

MIX TOGETHER PLEASE IN A LARGE BOWL

2 large
eggs
1/2 c
parmesan cheese, fat-free
2 large
containers of lean ricotta cheese
1 large
cottage cheese, lowfat
1/4 c
sugar
1 pkg
of cream cheese soften(don't skimp here, use philly)

SAUCE ME PLEASE( MIX TOGETHER)

2 large
jars of your favorite speghetti sauce(i use one garden chunky from ragu and one onion and garlic)

I'M SPECIAL KEEP ME SEPERATE FROM THE OTHERS

1 can(s)
drain well diced tomatoes with basil and garlic
1 small
jar of speghetti sauce(onion and garlic)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350, place one aluminum pan on a cookie sheet for stability. repeat with the other pans as well.
2
after cooking and draining your ground meat, place in mixing bowl and add the single jar of spaghetti sauce mixing well to coat all the meat. add your drained can of diced tomatoes set aside
3
now in another bowl mix together the sausage and meatballs that you have already sliced up or in half. mix well. set aside.
4
in your third bowl you should have mixed all your soft cheeses together making sure there is enough room to add more. You will add 1 cup of your mixed shredded cheese to this bowl mixing well.
5
in your fourth bowl you should have your shredded cheese. do not mix all your cheddar in with your white cheeses. save at least 1/2 of the cheddar for last.
6
start your layering. bottom of pan place two ladles of your meat and sauce. then your noodles starting the long way in the pan. cover this with a thin layer of your other sauce. now a thin layer of your soft cheese mixture and top with your shredded, then sprinkle a few of the meatball/sausage over the top. this is layer one. repeat in all three pans.
7
now second layer: layer as above. continue to top of pan. making sure to end with meatball/sausage. sprinkle with the cheddar cheese.
8
bake for 1hr or till all cheese is melted. let stand 5 min before cutting,

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian