~ Cheesy Lasagna ~ Cassies

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By
@1lovetocook1x

My family & friends like any form of Lasagna I make. I never make it the same twice. I just use what I have. This one was well received by all.

Enjoy!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6 - 8
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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SAUCE

1 lb
ground beef
3/4 lb
bulk italian sausage
2 - 3 clove
garlic, minced
1 small
onion, chopped
28 oz
can, crushed tomatoes
12 oz
tomato paste
2 1/2 Tbsp
sugar
1/2 - 3/4 c
water
1 1/2 tsp
each - dried basil & italian seasonin
1 tsp
salt
3/4 tsp
pepper
2 Tbsp
fresh chopped parsley
1 box
lasagna noodles - prepared according to box

FILLING

2
eggs
2 c
ricotta cheese
1 c
fresh shredded mozzarella - divided
salt
& pepper
2 Tbsp
fresh chopped parsley
1/2 - 3/4 lb
each - sliced, mozzarella & provolone
3/4 c
shredded parmesan - reserving 1/4 cup

How to Make ~ Cheesy Lasagna ~ Cassies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Prepare sauce and simmer for 1 hour.

    In dutch oven, over medium heat, cook ground beef, onion, garlic and sausage until meat is no longer pink. Drain if too much grease.

    Add tomatoes, sauce, paste and water. Stir to combine. Add the seasonings, stir. Bring to a boil then cover and simmer for 1 hour to 1 1/2 hours. Stirring occasionally.
  • 2Have noodles prepared and rinsed with cold water.

    Preheat oven to 374 degree F.

    In a bowl, mix ricotta, 1/2 cup mozzarella, eggs, parsley and salt.

    In a 9 x 13 baking dish. Spread 1 1/4 - 1 1/2 cups meat sauce, evenly.

    Lay 5 - 6 noodles lengthwise over sauce and spread 1/3 ricotta cheese mixture over noodles. Spread provolone cheese slices, 1/4 cup Parmesan evenly over that. More sauce, noodles, 1/3 ricotta mixture using mozzarella slices and 1/4 cup Parmesan on this layer. Repeat until noodles, sauce and ricotta cheese are used. End with sauce, reserved 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella and remaining Parm.
  • 3Spray a piece of foil with non stick cooking spray,so cheese doesn't stick.

    Bake for 30 minutes, then remove foil and bake for another 25 - 30 minutes or until bubbly and golden.
  • 4Let rest 5 - 10 minutes before cutting for easier removal.


    Enjoy!

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About ~ Cheesy Lasagna ~ Cassies

Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian




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