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Simmered Lasagne Verde

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  Shallots 4 Tablespoon, diced
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Top round beef 1⁄2 Pound, ground
  Canned tomato paste 6 Ounce (1 Can)
  Canned tomatoes 1 Pound, peeled (1 Can)
  Bay leaves 2
  Oregano 1 Pinch
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dry red wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lasagna verde 1 Pound
  Ricotta 1⁄2 Pint
  Mozzarella 1 Pound

Saute shallots in olive oil until transparent.
Add ground beef.
Add tomato paste with equal part water and simmer.
Add tomatoes with spices.
Simmer over low heat for 1 hour.
Add wine.
Simmer for 1 hour.
Add small amounts of water if sauce becomes too thick.
Cook lasagne in rapidly boiling salted water.
Check with fork (al dente is good, i.e., not too soft.) Rinse.
While lasagne boils, prepare casserole.
Put layer of sauce on bottom, then quickly place in alternate layers lasagne, ricotta, Mozzarella in strips and sauce until all has been used up.
Cover casserole with aluminum foil and bake until done

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4265 Calories from Fat 2596

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 294 g451.8%

Saturated Fat 117.3 g586.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 610.8 mg203.6%

Sodium 7527.6 mg313.6%

Total Carbohydrates 169 g56.3%

Dietary Fiber 23.6 g94.6%

Sugars 29.9 g

Protein 220 g439.5%

Vitamin A 215.7% Vitamin C 142.1%

Calcium 306.9% Iron 94.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Simmered Lasagne Verde Recipe