Mamamia's Lasagna

Mamamia's Lasagna Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Kitchen Crew

By



Rating:
☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

3/4 lb
ground beef
1 lb
italian sausage, hot/sweet
1/2 c
onion, chopped
2
garlic cloves, crushed
2 Tbsp
sugar
1 Tbsp
salt
2 tsp
ground black pepper
2 tsp
basil leaves, crushed
1/2 tsp
fennel seed
1/2 c
chopped parsley
4 c
tomatoes, undrained
12 oz
tomato paste
1 Tbsp
salt
12
lasagna noodles
15 oz
ricotta or cottage cheese
1
egg
1/2 tsp
salt
3/4 lb
ricotta or cottage cheese
3 oz
grated parmesan cheese

How to Make Mamamia's Lasagna

Step-by-Step

  • 1Remove sausage meat from outer casings and chop up the sausage.
  • 2In a 5-quart dutch oven and over medium heat, saute sausage, beef, onion and garlic; stir frequently until both sausage and beef are well browned.
  • 3Add sugar, 1 tablespoon salt, basil, fennel, pepper and half the parsley; mix well.
  • 4Add tomatoes, tomato paste and 1/2 cup water; mashing tomatoes with a wooden spoon.
  • 5Bring to boiling; reduce heat; simmer, covered and stirring occasionally until it thickens. (Approximately 1 1/2 hours)
  • 6In a 8-quart kettle, bring 3 quarts water and 1 tablespoon salt to boiling.
  • 7Add lasagna and allow water to return to a boil; uncovered and continue stirring until they are tender.
  • 8Drain and rinse under cold water.
  • 9Dry lasagna on paper towels.
  • 10Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • 11In medium sized bowl, combine ricotta or cottage cheese, egg, remaining parsley and salt; mix well.
  • 12Spoon 1 1/2 cups sauce into a 9x13x2 inch baking dish.
  • 13Layer with 1/2 of the lasagna, lengthwise and overlapping, to cover.
  • 14Spread with half of the ricotta or cottage cheese mixture; top with one-third of mozzarella.
  • 15Spoon 1 1/2 cups sauce over cheese; sprinkle with 1/4 cup parmesan.
  • 16Repeat layering, starting with the remaining half of the lasagna and ending with 1 1/2 cups sauce sprinkled with parmesan.
  • 17Spread with remaining sauce; top with rest of mozzarella and parmesan.
  • 18Cover with foil and tuck it around the edges of the baking dish.
  • 19Bake 25 minutes; remove foil; bake uncovered another 25 minutes or until Mamamia's Lasagna begins to bubble.
  • 20Cool for 15 minutes prior to serving.

Printable Recipe Card

About Mamamia's Lasagna

Course/Dish: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




Leave a Comment

Easy Spaghetti Recipes That Go Beyond Spaghetti And Meatballs

Easy Spaghetti Recipes That Go Beyond Spaghetti and Meatballs

Kitchen Crew

Spaghetti and meatballs is delicious comfort food. Whether you've created a sauce that simmers on the stove all day or using a jarred sauce for a shortcut easy meal, put...

Magnificent Macaroni And Cheese Recipe

Magnificent Macaroni and Cheese

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Macaroni and cheese go together like peanut butter and jelly, salt and pepper, or any other classic combination. It is a staple from your childhood that is unlikely to conjure...

20 Hearty Lasagna Recipes

20 Hearty Lasagna Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Creamy, cheesy and oh so good, we've found 20 hearty lasagna recipes to dig into!