american lasagna

★★★★★ 1
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By Robyn Gates
from Evansville, IN

This wonderful recipe was given to me by a close friend years ago and it has been a family favorite ever since! Enjoy! :)

★★★★★ 1
serves 10 - 12
prep time 30 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For american lasagna

  • 1 1/2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 md
    onion, diced
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 2 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 29 oz
    can petite diced tomatoes
  • 2
    small cans tomato paste
  • 12
    cooked lasagna noodles
  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 1 pt
    ricotta cheese, part-skim
  • 2 Tbsp
    dried parsley
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 2 lb
    shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 c
    fresh grated parmesan cheese

How To Make american lasagna

  • 1
    Preheat to 375*. spray 9x13 baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  • 2
    Sauce: Brown Ground beef, onion and garlic. Mix in basil, oregano, brown sugar, salt, diced tomatoes and tomato paste. Simmer for 30 minutes
  • 3
    Mix together: eggs, ricotta, ½ cup parmesan cheese, parsley and teaspoon salt.
  • 4
    Lay four noodles in bottom of baking dish. Cover with sauce, ricotta mixture and mozzarella cheese. Repeat until out of noodles. Bake uncovered for 30 minutes.
  • 5
    Remove from oven and sprinkle with remaining grated parmesan cheese. Serve with Italian salad and crusty garlic bread or bread sticks.

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