LASAGNA

Teresa Howell

By
@geoter1968

THIS RECIPE IS SOOOOO GOOD, THAT THERE IS NEVER ANY LEFT WHEN I MAKE IT. THIS RECIPE CAME FROM ONE OF MY FRIENDS MOM WHO MAKE THE BEST LASAGNA, LOVE HER FOR SHARING THIS RECIPE : )

Original photo & recipe courtesy of: www.mamas-southern-cooking.com

Rating:
★★★★★ 5 votes
Comments:
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
2 Hr

Ingredients

1 lb
italian sausage, mild
3/4 lb
lean ground beef
1/2 c
onion finely chopped
3 clove
garlic, finely chopped
1 can(s)
(28 ounces) crushed tomatoes
2 can(s)
(6 ounces each) tomato paste
1 can(s)
(15 ounces) tomato sauce
1/2 c
water
2 tsp
dried basil
2 tsp
italian seasoning
1 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
pepper
2 Tbsp
dried parsley

FOR THE FILLING

4 c
ricotta cheese
2
eggs
2 Tbsp
parsley
4 c
mozzarella cheese, shredded
1 1/2 c
parmesan cheese
12
lasagna noodles, cooked

Step-By-Step

1IN A DUTCH OVEN, BROWN THE SAUSAGE, GROUND BEEF, ONION AND GARLIC, DRAIN. ADD THE CRUSHED TOMATOES, SAUCE, PASTE AND WATER. STIR UNTIL WELL BLENDED.
2ADD THE BASIL, ITAILIAN SEASONING, SALT, PEPPER, 2 TABLESPOONS OF PARSLEY. STIR UNTIL WELL BLENDED. COVER AND COOK FOR 2 TO 2 1/2 HOURS ON A LOW SIMMER.
3BRING A LARGE POT OF LIGHTLY SALTED WATER TO A BOIL. REMOVE FROM HEAT AND ADD THE LASAGNA NOODLES. ALLOW THE NOODLES TO SIT IN THE WATER FOR A FEW MINUTES BEFORE USING.
4PREHEAT OVEN TO 350 DEGREES.
IN A BOWL MIX TOGETHER THE RICOTTA CHEESE, EGGS AND 2 TABLESPOONS OF PARSLEY. MIX IN THE PARMESAN CHEESE, THEN SET ASIDE.
5IN A 15X10X2 BAKING DISH, POUR 2 CUPS OF SAUCE AND SPREAD OVER THE BOTTOM OF THE BAKING DISH. ARRANGE 4 LASAGNA NOODLES ON TOP OF THE SAUCE. SPREAD HALF THE RICOTTA MIXTURE ON TOP OF THE NOODLES. SPRINKLE WITH 1 1/2 CUPS OF MOZZARELLA CHEESE.
6SPREAD 2 MORE CUPS OF THE SAUCE ON TOP OF CHEESE. ADD ANOTHER LAYER OF 4 NOODLES, SPREAD THE OTHER HALF OF THE RICOTTA ON TOP. SPRINKLE ANOTHER 1 1/2 CUPS OF MOZZARELLA CHEESE. ADD ANOTHER LAYER OF 4 NOODLES, SPRINKLE WITH ANOTHER 1 1/2 CUPS OF MOZZARELLA CHEESE.
7TOP WITH 2 MORE CUPS OF SAUCE. SPRINKLE WITH THE REMAINING 1 CUP OF MOZZARELLA CHEESE. COVER WITH TIN FOIL, AND BAKE FOR 25 MINUTES. UNCOVER AND BAKE FOR ANOTHER 20 MINUTES.
8ALLOW TO SIT FOR 20 MINUTES BEFORE SERVING.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes