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

Step-By-Step

1Cook the pasta according to package directions and set aside in a shallow pan of cool water.

2in 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.

3Add 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.

4In the meantime, combine the ricotta, Parmesan, mozzarella, egg and seasonings in a large mixing bowl.

5In your favorite lasagna pan, ladle about 1/2 cup of sauce and spread it across the bottom.

6place 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.

7Repeat the layers until you run out of noodles. for the top, ladle enough sauce to cover and sprinkle the remaining cheese.

8bake at 350 for about 35 minutes or until golden brown and bubbly.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pork
Regional Style: Italian