Loaded Four Cheese and Three meat Lasagna

1
Jennifer J

By
@chocolate_cutie

I have always believed that a true cook will cook anything, regardless if it is something that she/he eats or not.

I am not a fan of Italian foods, but I cook it and people seem to really enjoy it.

For a person who isn't into Italian foods, I must say that I really love my Lasagna recipe.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 18
    lasagna noodles
  • 1 1/2 lb
    italian pork sausage, sweet
  • 1 1/2 lb
    ground beef
  • 2 1/2 pkg
    4oz sliced pepperoni or 1 pound sliced fresh from deli
  • 1/2 c
    onions, chopped small
  • 3 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 6-8 oz
    tomatoe sauce
  • 1 1/2 can(s)
    28oz crushed tomatoes
  • 2 1/2 can(s)
    6oz tomato past
  • 1 c
    water
  • 1 Tbsp
    garlic salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    garlic powder
  • 4 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    fennel seed
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    beef bouillon
  • 4 Tbsp
    white sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    basil leaves, dried
  • 4 tsp
    italian seasoning
  • 4 Tbsp
    psrsley, fresh chopped
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 2 large
    eggs, beaten
  • 24 oz
    ricotta cheese
  • 4 1/2 c
    mozzarella cheese
  • 1 1/2 c
    parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 2 c
    spinach, chopped (optional)
  • 2 small
    cans of black olives, sliced (optional)

How to Make Loaded Four Cheese and Three meat Lasagna

Step-by-Step

  1. On medium heat, cook beef, sausage, garlic and onion in heavy skillet, until well browned.
  2. Stir in crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, tomato sauce, and water. Season with sugars, fennel seeds, Italian seasoning,garlic salt, garlic powder, beef boullion, black pepper, basil, and 2 tbsp parsley. Simmer, covered, for about 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally. Last 15 mins add olives. Last 5 mins add spinach.
  3. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook lasagna noodles in boiling water for 8 to 10 minutes. Drain noodles, and rinse with cold water.
  4. In a mixing bowl, combine ricotta cheese, sour cream, cream cheese with eggs, and remaining parsley. mix well.
  5. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  6. To assemble, spread 1 cup of meat sauce in the bottom of a greased (9X13) baking dish. Arrange 6 noodles lengthwise over meat sauce. Layer some ricotta cheese mixture, pepperoni, meat sauce, and mozzarella cheese (about 1 1/2 cup per layer). Repeat layers with all ingredients. Sprinkle top with Parmesan cheese and remaining Mozzarella cheese.
  7. Cover with foil: to prevent sticking, either spray foil with cooking spray, or make sure the foil does not touch the cheese.
  8. Bake in preheated oven for 25 minutes. Remove foil, and bake an additional 25 minutes. Cool for 15 minutes before serving.

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About Loaded Four Cheese and Three meat Lasagna

Course/Dish: Beef Pasta Pork
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian




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