Mama-Mia Lasagna

Mama-mia Lasagna Recipe

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Mary Lee


Everyone loves my lasagna and asks for the recipe.

★★★★★ 1 vote
8 servings
40 Min
45 Min


1 lb
ground beef ( of your choice)
1/2 lb
mild italian sausage (remove cassing if using links)
8oz cans tomato sauce
1 large
can tomato paste (italian style)
15oz can crushed or diced tomatoes
1 c
water (rinse sauce cans with water)
1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
2 clove
garlic, crushed
3 Tbsp
sugar (divided 2 and 1 teaspoon)
15oz container *ricotta cheese (see directions for cheese preparation)
8oz pkg shredded italian cheese
8oz pkg shredded mozzarella cheese
lasagna noodles(approx) cooked and drained
1 sheet(s)
reynolds wrap non-stick pan lining paper to fit baking dish
note: i don't add any extra salt but i do add black pepper according to taste
optional: 1 med onion diced

How to Make Mama-Mia Lasagna


  • 1In large oiled skillet , brown together optional onion, ground beef and italian sausage ... drain off excess grease ... add spices ... continue cooking for a minute or two... add 2 tbs sugar, tomatoes , sauce, paste and water .. cook on low/medium heat until sauce begins to bubble (stirring often) ... set aside
  • 2*In medium mixing bowl add ricotta cheese, 1 lrg egg, 1 tbs sugar and 1/2 teaspoon parsley flakes .. whisk until mixed well... set aside
  • 3line baking dish with reynolds lining paper.
  • 4spoon and spread evenly several tablespoons of sauce onto lined baking dish... place 4 lasagna noodles lengthwise over sauce .. spoon/spread evenly several more tablespoons of sauce over noodles ... sprinkle evenly pkg of italian cheese... add another layer of lasagna noodles (3 noodles) ... spoon/spread evenly several tablespoons sauce over noodles .. spoon/spread evenly all ricotta cheese ... add remaining 3 lasagna noodles ... spoon/ spread evenly several tablespoons sauce .. sprinkle 1/2 pkg of mozzarella cheese.
  • 5place 1 sheet of tin foil over lasagna dish (if not using a dish with lid) ... bake in preheated oven at 350 degrees for 30 minutes ... remove lid/foil add remaining mozzarella cheese and baked uncovered for an additional 10-15 minutes until cheese has browned. Remove from oven .. let cool approx 5 minutes before cutting into.

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About Mama-Mia Lasagna

Course/Dish: Pasta