Easy Lasagna

Easy Lasagna Recipe

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Prepared by Marcia Paholski

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2 - 4 c
pasta sauce - quality bottled or marinara sauce that is listed below
25 oz
package of frozen cheese ravoli
1/2 - 3/4 lb
cooked italian sausage
2 c
mozzarella cheese
2 Tbsp
parmesan-romano cheese


28 oz
can of crushed tomato in puree
6 oz
can of tomato paste
8 oz
can of tomato sauce
3 clove
crushed garlic
2 Tbsp
chopped basil from a jar (you can sub dried or fresh basil to taste)
1 tsp
kosher salt
1/2 tsp
dry oregano
1/2 tsp
1 small
chopped onion
1/2 small
chopped green pepper
2 tsp
olive oil


1Our cook will make the homemade meatballs and italian sausage in the sauce or just add chopped meat sauce to make it a meat sauce.
2In a large heavy pot, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion and peppers and Italian sausage. Cook 3-5 minutes. Add oregano and crushed garlic and cook about 2 more minutes. Add all canned tomatoes. Add 1/2 can water from each can. Be sure to stir well to get all the tomato out of the cans. Stir gently with wooden spoon. Add salt, pepper and basil. Reduce to simmer and cook for about 4 to 5 hours. Feel free to add more basil and garlic to taste. I like to prepare the sauce the day before I make the lasagna. Be sure to heat the sauce before assembling lasagna.
3Cook ravoli and drain according to directions. Be sure not to over cook as you will be baking them.
4In a 2 1/2 to 3 quart baking dish put 1/2 cup of marinara sauce. Carefully place cooked ravoli over sauce. Put about another 1/2 cup of sauce on top. Cut sausage injto small pieces and place over sauce. Sprinkle about 2/3 cup of mozzarella cheese. Put another layer of ravoli on top and pour cup of sauce over and add rest of cheese. Sprinkle with Parmesan-Romano. Bake about 20 minutes to 1/2 our at 350 degrees.

About Easy Lasagna

Course/Dish: Pasta