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Three Cheese Italian Lasagna

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Italian Lasagna is a meal in itself and is perfect for a dinner party or a grand family dinner. This tasty dish is my husbands favorite and it doesn’t take too much time to prepare it. Try this excellent Italian Lasagna recipe at home!
  Lasagna noodles 1⁄4 Pound
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), chopped
  Ground beef 1⁄4 Pound
  Canned tomato paste 6 Ounce
  Canned tomatoes 20 Ounce
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Dried basil 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ricotta/Cottage cheese 1⁄2 Pound
  Mozzarella cheese 1⁄2 Pound
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Cook noodles according to package directions; drain and rinse with hot water.
Melt butter in large skillet; add onion and garlic and cook slowly for 5 minutes.
Add ground beef; cook until meat loses red color.
Stir in tomato paste, tomatoes, salt, pepper, basil and oregano; continue cooking, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes.
Place a third of the meat sauce in greased 8-inch square pan.
Cover with alternate layers of a third of the noodles, a third of ricotta cheese and a third of mozzarella cheese.
Place half the remaining meat sauce over mozzarella; cover with alternate layers of half the remaining noodles, half the remaining ricotta cheese and half the remaining mozzarella.
Place remaining meat sauce over mozzarella; cover with alternate layers of remaining noodles, remaining ricotta cheese and remaining mozzarella cheese.
Sprinkle Parmesan cheese on top; bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2532 Calories from Fat 1309

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 148 g227.8%

Saturated Fat 80.9 g404.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 466.8 mg155.6%

Sodium 5036.2 mg209.8%

Total Carbohydrates 177 g59.1%

Dietary Fiber 24.3 g97.1%

Sugars 29.5 g

Protein 141 g282.5%

Vitamin A 203.9% Vitamin C 163.8%

Calcium 229.7% Iron 105.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Three Cheese Italian Lasagna Recipe