Everybody Loves Lasagne, Mama D's Homestyle Recipe

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Everybody Loves Lasagne, Mama D's Homestyle

RAMONA KAHN

By
@ramonalisa373

After searching far and wide my Grandpa Fucco gave me an Italian cookbook with the best recipe for lasagne.


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Serves:

4-6 hungry people

Prep:

1 Hr 30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 10 Min

Ingredients

6 qt
water
1 Tbsp
salt
1 lb
lasagne (lasagne sauce & lasagne filling to follow)
3/4 c
coarsely grated romano cheese
1/2 lb
mozzarella cheese coarsely grated

LASAGNE SAUCE

1/2 c
oil
2 medium
onions finely choppted
2 clove
garlic minced
1/2 tsp
pepper
salt to taste
1/4 tsp
oregano
2 can(s)
(6 oz.) can tomato paste
2 can(s)
can of water
2 can(s)
(29 oz.) cans italian crushed tomatoes

LASAGNE FILLING

1 lb
lean ground beef
1 lb
ricotta cheese
3/4 c
grated romano cheese
3
eggs
2 clove
garlic, minced
1/4 tsp
oregano
1/2 tsp
pepper
pinch
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Bring water and salt to rolling boil in a large pot. Add lasagne noodles and cook until just tender--do not overcook. Remove from heat and run cold water into pot until noodles are cold, then drain.
2
Use an oblong baking dish at least 2 1/2 to 3 inches deep (a cake pan will do). Grease baking dish; cover the bottom with some of the Lasagne Sauce and 2 tablespoons water. Add a layer of drained noodles, a layer of Lasahne Filling and then a thin layer of sauce. Sprinkle with part of the grated Romano and mozzarella cheeses. Repeat layers, finishing off with noodles on the top and sprinkle with remaining grated Romano and mozzarella cheeses. Cover with aluminum foil and bake in a *375 oven for 60 to 70 minutes.
3
FOR LASAGNE SAUCE
Heat oil. Add onions and garlic; cook until brown. Add salt, pepper, oregano, tomato paste, water and tomatoes. Simmer, uncovered, for 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally.
4
FOR LASAGNE FILLING
Put all ingredients in a mixing bowl and mix well.
You can serve with a salad and garlic bread if you wish.