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Quick Lasagna

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Ingredients
  Vegetable oil/Olive oil 1 1⁄3 Tablespoon (1 Tablespoon Plus 1 Teaspoon)
  Chopped onions 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Minced fresh garlic 1 Teaspoon
  Ground beef 8 Ounce, cooked, crumbled
  Sliced mushrooms 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Crushed canned plum tomatoes 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Basil leaves 2 Teaspoon
  Granulated sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon, divided
  Ricotta cheese 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Mozzarella cheese 2 Ounce
  Chopped fresh parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Uncooked enriched lasagna macaroni 4 Ounce, cooked according to package directions
  Grated parmesan cheese 1 1⁄3 Tablespoon (1 Tablespoon Plus 1 Teaspoon)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 375°F before baking.

MAKING
2) Take a 2-quart saucepan and heat oil in it.
3) Saute onions and garlic for about 3 minutes in it until onions are translucent.
4) Mix in beef and mushrooms and cook for about 3 minutes until mushrooms begin to soften.
5) Stir in tomatoes, basil, sugar, salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper and allow the mixture to come to a boil.
6) Lower the heat and simmer the mixture for 20 minutes.
7) In the meantime, take a bowl and mix together ricotta and mozzarella cheeses, parsley and remaining 1/8 teaspoon pepper in it and then keep aside.
8) Take an 8 x 8-inch baking pan; spread a thin layer of meat sauce in the bottom of it and then cover with alternate layers of cooked lasagna macaroni, cheese mixture, and meat sauce, ending with a layer of meat sauce.
9) Top with Parmesan cheese and bake for 40 minutes in preheated oven.
10) Take off the lasagna from oven and keep aside for 15 minutes.

SERVING
11) Serve at once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Lasagna
Ingredient: 
Pasta
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
85 Minutes
Ready In: 
95 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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