American Lasagna

American Lasagna Recipe

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Doe Smith

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I've played with this recipe quite a bit. According to what I have on hand, sliced mushrooms, I add more onions, garlic, & sweet peppers. I have used pizza blended cheese, double cheddar, Italian blend cheese, marble. Again I just adapt to what I have on hand. I always add parmesan on the top layer. I also just use homemade meat spaghetti sauce that I have frozen in margarine tubs. This also can easily be made vegetarian by leaving out the ground beef.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

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1-16 oz
box of lasagna noodles
2-32 oz
jars of favorite spaghetti sauce
1 small
sw bell pepper
1 medium
onion, diced
1 lb lean
ground beef
2 can(s)
cream of mushroom soup
2 bags
shredded mozzarella cheese or as desired
1 tsp
salt

How to Make American Lasagna

Step-by-Step

  • 1Make your sauce by cooking your ground beef, pour off grease. Chop up bell pepper & onion, brown for one minute & season with a little salt, pepper & garlic as you prefer. I also add oregano, Italian seasoning. After drained, pour in both jars of spaghetti sauce. I have used Ragu or Prego with Mushrooms, whichever is on sale. Use your judgement on how much sauce you use, as to desired consistency. Stir & simmer on medium heat. Taste & adjust seasonings.
  • 2Meantime bring lg pot of boiling salted water to a boil, put in lasagna noodles. I usually do 3-4 layers, but make sure you boil up 15 at least. Cook 10-12 mins, remove from heat & drain.
  • 3using a 10 x 14 inch casserole dish, begin your layers. With a ladle or spoon, put a couple of spoonfuls on bottom to guard against noodles sticking, & then put in layer of noodles, followed by a layer of meat sauce & about 6 tbsps, ( distributed inches apart), of the mushroom soup. It's too thick to drizzle but try to distribute it a little. On top of that spread a nice layer of mozza cheese.
  • 4Repeat this 2 more times, beginning with the pasta, meat sauce, soup then the cheese. You should end up with the cheese on top.
  • 5Set oven to 375f, and bake for one hour, or til cheese is slightly brown & edges are bubbly. It is even better warmed up the next day.

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About American Lasagna

Course/Dish: Pasta
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Can, #made, #BE




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