ELLEN'S KILLER LASAGNA

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

This recipe came from my old, trusty Better Homes & Gardens Cookbook that I started my marriage with. The lasagna has proved to be a real winner down through the past 39 years.


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Serves:

8-10

Prep:

45 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 lb
italian sausage, no casings
1 clove
garlic, minced
1 Tbsp
basil
1 1/2 tsp
salt
1 can(s)
(1 lb.) tomatoes
2 can(s)
(6 oz.ea.) tomato paste
10 oz
lasagna noodles
2
eggs
3 c
fresh ricotta or cream-style cottage cheese
1/2 c
grated parmesan or romano cheese
2 Tbsp
parsley flakes
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
pepper
1 lb
mozzarella cheese, sliced very thin

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large skillet, brown the meat slowly; spoon off excess fat. Add next 5 ingredients. Simmer uncovered 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
2
While meat is browning, cook noodles according to package instructions in large amount boiling salted water till tender; drain and rinse. Beat eggs.
3
Add remaining ingredients to eggs,except mozzarella and noodles.
4
Layer half the noodles in a 13x9x2 in. baking dish; spread with half the Ricotta filling; add half the mozzarella cheese and half the meat sauce. Repeat layers.
5
Bake in a 375-degree oven for about 30 minutes (or assemble early and refrigerate; bake 45 minutes). Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
6
Serve with a green salad and pass the garlic bread!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Hashtags: #spicy, #filling