American Lasagna Recipe

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American Lasagna

Robyn Gates

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@robynjoy1

This wonderful recipe was given to me by a close friend years ago and it has been a family favorite ever since! Enjoy! :)


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
10 - 12
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

1 1/2 lb
ground beef
1 medium
onion, diced
2 clove
garlic, minced
1 Tbsp
fresh basil, chopped
1 tsp
dried oregano
2 Tbsp
brown sugar
1 1/2 tsp
salt
29 oz
can petite diced tomatoes
2
small cans tomato paste
12
cooked lasagna noodles
2
eggs, beaten
1 pt
ricotta cheese, part-skim
2 Tbsp
dried parsley
1 tsp
salt
2 lb
shredded mozzarella cheese
1 c
fresh grated parmesan cheese

Step-By-Step

1Preheat to 375*.
spray 9x13 baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.

2Sauce: Brown Ground beef, onion and garlic. Mix in basil, oregano, brown sugar, salt, diced tomatoes and tomato paste. Simmer for 30 minutes

3Mix together: eggs, ricotta, ½ cup parmesan cheese, parsley and teaspoon salt.

4Lay four noodles in bottom of baking dish. Cover with sauce, ricotta mixture and mozzarella cheese. Repeat until out of noodles. Bake uncovered for 30 minutes.

5Remove from oven and sprinkle with remaining grated parmesan cheese. Serve with Italian salad and crusty garlic bread or bread sticks.