Meat Lasagna Recipe

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Meat Lasagna

Krystal Jordan

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@SkittlesofDoom

Randonly decided to make lasagna one day. The only problem was, I had never done it before. So after consulting the internet, and various cookbooks for recipes and ideas, I decided that not just one sounded good.I ended up compiling this from many points of reference.


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

45 Min

Ingredients

enough lasagna noodles to make 3 layers
1 (24oz) jar(s)
prego mushroom spaghetti sauce
2 (14.5oz) can(s)
diced tomatoes
1/2 c
water
1 c
sweet onion, finely chopped
2 Tbsp
fresh italian parsley, finely chopped
1 Tbsp
dried italian seasoning
1/2 tsp
ground black pepper
1/2 tsp
beef bouillon powder
2-3 clove
garlic, minced
1 lb
ground beef
1 lb
sage pork sausage

FILLING:

1 (32oz) jar(s)
part-skim ricotta cheese
1 c
grated parmesan cheese, divided
1.5-2 c
grated mozzarella cheese, divided
1
egg, slightly beaten
1 Tbsp
dried italian seasoning
1/4 tsp
ground black pepper
1 pinch
nutmeg

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook the pasta according to package directions and set aside in a shallow pan of cool water.
2
in a 5-qt. dutch oven, cook the ground beef and sausage over medium heat, until no longer pink. Drain and return to the stove-top.
3
Add the onion and cook until just translucent (about 5 minutes). Add the garlic and saute for about 1 minute. Add both cans of tomatoes, pasta sauce, water and seasonings. stir until combined. cover and let simmer, stirring occasionally for 30-45 minutes, until it thickens.
4
In the meantime, combine the ricotta, Parmesan, mozzarella, egg and seasonings in a large mixing bowl.
5
In your favorite lasagna pan, ladle about 1/2 cup of sauce and spread it across the bottom.
6
place noodles in a single layer over the sauce. spread 1/3 of the cheese mixture over the noodles and ladle enough sauce over the noodles to cover completely. Sprinkle with 1/3 of the remaining mozzarella.
7
Repeat the layers until you run out of noodles. for the top, ladle enough sauce to cover and sprinkle the remaining cheese.
8
bake at 350 for about 35 minutes or until golden brown and bubbly.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pork
Regional Style: Italian