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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!
Ingredients
  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)
Directions

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

Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Lasagna
Ingredient: 
Beef

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