Classic Lasagna

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May. 10, 2013

Classic lasagna at its very best! Cheesy, meaty and oh-so hearty, this recipe will please even the pickiest eaters!

Ingredients

Uncooked lasagna noodles 10 Ounce
Ground beef 1/2 Pound
Ground pork sausage 1/2 Pound (Italian pork sausage)
Onion 1 , diced
Garlic clove 1 , minced
Canned stewed tomatoes 14 1/2 Ounce (Italian seasoned)
Canned tomato paste 12 Ounce
Italian seasoning 2 Tablespoon
Shredded mozzarella cheese 16 Ounce (divided)
For cheese mixture
Ricotta cheese 3 Cup (48 tbs)
Grated parmesan cheese 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Eggs 2 , beaten
Dried parsley 2 Tablespoon
Salt and pepper To Taste

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.

2. In a baking dish, place the lasagne and pour very hot water over it, enough to cover the noodles and set aside until needed.

MAKING

3. In a skillet over medium heat, add beef, sausage and onion, stir and cook until browned.

4. Drain the meat mixture and return to the same skillet.

5. Add in the garlic, Italian seasoned stewed tomatoes along with the juice, tomato paste and Italian seasoning, stir and allow to simmer for 10 minutes.

6. In another bowl, combine all the ingredients for the cheese mixture and stir well to combine.

7. In a lightly greased deep 13"x9" baking dish, spread ½ cup of meat mixture.

8. Arrange 1/3 of cooked noodles in layer, followed by 1/3 of cheese mixture, then with 1/3 of meat mixture and finally with 1/3 of the shredded mozzarella cheese.

9. Repeat the layer ending with shredded mozzarella.

10. Cover the dish with aluminum foil and bake for 45 to 60 minutes until hot and bubbly.

FINALIZING

11. Remove from the oven and let it cool for 10 minutes before slicing.

SERVING

12. Slice and serve as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 95 Minutes
Ready In: 95 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 752Calories from Fat 393

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 44 g67.7%

Saturated Fat 22 g110%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 1448 mg60.33%

Total Carbohydrates 46 g15.3%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 10 g

Protein 45 g90%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet