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Classic Lasagne

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Ingredients
  Onion 1 Medium
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm)
  Olive oil 4 Tablespoon
  Canned tomatoes 28 Ounce
  Tomato paste 12 Ounce
  Salt To Taste
  Basil leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Oregano leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Red pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Ground beef chuck 1 Pound
  Lean ground pork 1⁄2 Pound
  Chopped parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Dry bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1 Pound
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Lasagna noodles 1 Pound
  Ricotta cheese 1 Pound
  Mozzarella cheese slices 1⁄2 Pound
Directions

Saute onion and garlic in saucepan in 2 tablespoons oil until lightly browned.
Add tomatoes, tomato paste, 1/2 cup water, 1/2 teaspoon salt, herbs and red pep- per.
Simmer, covered, for 1 hour.
Combine beef, pork, parsley, eggs, bread crumbs, 2 tablespoons Par- mesan cheese, pepper and 112 teaspoon salt.
Shape into 1/2-inch meatballs.
Saute in remaining oil until browned; add to sauce.
Simmer for 15 minutes.
Add 2 tablespoons salt to 6 quarts rapidly boiling water in large saucepan.
Add lasagne gradually so that water continues to boil.
Cook, stirring occasionally, until tender.
Drain in colander.
Arrange layers of lasagne, meatball mixture, ricotta and Parmesan cheeses in large greased casserole.
Top with mozza- rella cheese.
Bake at 375 degrees for about 25 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Party, Healthy

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