My Loaded Lasagna

Lana Bade


This is the very best lasagna I have EVER served or tasted.
It is loaded with THREE cheeses Italian sausage and meatballs diced up within the layers of noodles!

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45 Min
45 Min


One box
lasagna noodles, no boil
3 jar(s)
your favorite pasta sauce ( we love mushroom or roasted garlic)
One lb
italian sausage cut into chunks
One lb
meatballs ( homemade if possible)
32 oz
ricotta cheese, part-skim
16 oz
shredded mozzarella. cheese
1/4 c
grated fresh parmesan cheese
1 tsp
garlic powder
1 Tbsp
parsley flakes
1 tsp
fresh black pepper
3 large
eggs / beaten
1 c
good beef stock
1 tsp
crushed red pepper ( optional)
10 oz
fresh sliced mushrooms ( optional)


1Preheat oven to 375 degrees

2In a large lasagna pan ( I use foil store type)
Pour enough sauce to cover bottom of pan

3Lay lasagna noodles to cover bottom over the sauce

4In a large mixing bowl beat eggs add ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese , pepper, parsley, garlic powder and pepper flakes if desired.
Mix well to make the custard.

sausage and meatballs I do this in my oven until
Well done
Slice the meat in thin slices or crumble

6Pour custard over noodles

7Place a second layer of noodles over cheese custard

8Mix beef stock with pasta sauce I do
It in the jar and just shake it well.

9Put the meat on the second layer of pasta
Pour sauce with the stock over the meat

10Now place shredded Mozzarella cheese over the cooked meats, keep
About a cup or more aside for topping

11Place a final layer of the cooked pasta over this

12Top with the rest of the sauce from jar
Then place the remaining Mozzarella cheese over the top

13Cover with the non stick type foil

14Bake about 35 minutes covered

15Remove foil
And bake until cheese is light brown on top.

16Take out and allow to cool about 20
minutes for better slicing

17Serve with a good Italian bread and a salad.

18Homemade sauce is always best.
But so many great ones premade in stores!

About this Recipe

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