Meat Lasagna

Meat Lasagna Recipe

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Krystal Jordan

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@SkittlesofDoom

Randonly decided to make lasagna one day. The only problem was, I had never done it before. So after consulting the internet, and various cookbooks for recipes and ideas, I decided that not just one sounded good.I ended up compiling this from many points of reference.

Rating:
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Serves:
6-8
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

enough lasagna noodles to make 3 layers
1 (24oz) jar(s)
prego mushroom spaghetti sauce
2 (14.5oz) can(s)
diced tomatoes
1/2 c
water
1 c
sweet onion, finely chopped
2 Tbsp
fresh italian parsley, finely chopped
1 Tbsp
dried italian seasoning
1/2 tsp
ground black pepper
1/2 tsp
beef bouillon powder
2-3 clove
garlic, minced
1 lb
ground beef
1 lb
sage pork sausage

FILLING:

1 (32oz) jar(s)
part-skim ricotta cheese
1 c
grated parmesan cheese, divided
1.5-2 c
grated mozzarella cheese, divided
1
egg, slightly beaten
1 Tbsp
dried italian seasoning
1/4 tsp
ground black pepper
1 pinch
nutmeg

How to Make Meat Lasagna

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cook the pasta according to package directions and set aside in a shallow pan of cool water.
  • 2in a 5-qt. dutch oven, cook the ground beef and sausage over medium heat, until no longer pink. Drain and return to the stove-top.
  • 3Add the onion and cook until just translucent (about 5 minutes). Add the garlic and saute for about 1 minute. Add both cans of tomatoes, pasta sauce, water and seasonings. stir until combined. cover and let simmer, stirring occasionally for 30-45 minutes, until it thickens.
  • 4In the meantime, combine the ricotta, Parmesan, mozzarella, egg and seasonings in a large mixing bowl.
  • 5In your favorite lasagna pan, ladle about 1/2 cup of sauce and spread it across the bottom.
  • 6place noodles in a single layer over the sauce. spread 1/3 of the cheese mixture over the noodles and ladle enough sauce over the noodles to cover completely. Sprinkle with 1/3 of the remaining mozzarella.
  • 7Repeat the layers until you run out of noodles. for the top, ladle enough sauce to cover and sprinkle the remaining cheese.
  • 8bake at 350 for about 35 minutes or until golden brown and bubbly.

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About Meat Lasagna

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pork
Regional Style: Italian