Minggu, 23 Maret 2014

Absolute Best Ever Lasagna

My family's favorite. This is a very meaty lasagna. We prefer it with cottage cheese, but you can easily substitute ricotta.

Ingredients:


  • 1 1/2 lbs lean ground beef
  • 1/2 lb Italian sausage
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 2 (14 1/2 ounce) cans whole tomatoes, undrained and chopped
  • 2 (6 ounce) cans tomato paste
  • 24 ounces cottage cheese or 24 ounces ricotta cheese
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons parsley
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 lb mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 12 -15 lasagna noodles

Directions:

  1. Brown ground beef, Italian sausage, onion and garlic.
  2. Add salt and next 5 ingredients; stirring until well mixed.
  3. Simmer 1 hour.
  4. Cook lasagna noodles according to package directions; drain and set aside.
  5. Spray a 13 x 9" baking pan with cooking spray.
  6. Combine cottage cheese, eggs, pepper, 2 tablespoons parsley, Parmesan cheese and 1/2 of mozzarella cheese; In a lasagna pan, layer noodles, meat sauce, and cheese mixture; repeat.
  7. Top off with layer of noodles; sprinkle evenly with remaining mozzarella cheese.
  8. Bake at 375F for 30 to 40 minutes, or until cheese mixture is thoroughly melted.

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