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Homemade Lasagna Recipe

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Servings: 6
Author: Vanjo Merano

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • 1 lb. lasagna
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onions
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 28 ounces crushed tomatoes
  • 16 ounces tomato sauce
  • 6 ounces tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 2 tbsp white sugar
  • 3 tbsp fresh parsley chopped
  • 3 tbsp fresh Basil leaves chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp Italian Seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley chopped
  • 1 1/2 lb. ricotta cheese
  • 1 piece raw egg

Instructions

  • Soak the Lasagna in water for 15 to 20 minutes
  • Make the meat sauce by heating a cooking pot and pouring-in the cooking oil.
  • Sauté the garlic and onions
  • Put-in the ground beef and cook until color turns brown (about 7 to 8 minutes)
  • Add the crushed tomato, tomato sauce, and tomato paste then stir.
  • Put-in the fresh parsley, fresh basil leaves, sugar, salt, and Italian seasoning. Stir and simmer for 60 minutes.
  • Add the ground black pepper and then set aside.
  • Make the white sauce by combining the ricotta cheese, parsley, and egg in a mixing bowl.
  • Mix the combined ingredients then set aside.
  • Arrange the Lasagna layers by pouring-in 2 cups of meat sauce in a baking tray. Evenly distribute it on the tray's flat surface
  • Lay the Lasagna Noodles over the layer of meat sauce (about 6 to 7 pieces per layer)
  • Put half of the white sauce on top of the Lasagna Noodle layer then spread evenly
  • Put a layer of mozzarella cheese over the white sauce (use half of the total mozzarella cheese)
  • Sprinkle half of the parmesan cheese over the mozzarella cheese layer
  • Spread 2 cups of meat sauce over the parmesan cheese
  • Lay the another layer of Lasagna Noodles over the meat sauce
  • Put and spread the remaining white sauce (ricotta mixture) over the Lasagna Noodles
  • Put the mozzarella cheese over the white sauce and spread again (save some for the final topping)
  • Sprinkle the rest of the parmesan cheese over the mozzarella cheese layer
  • Pour-in all the remaining meat sauce and spread evenly
  • Put-in the remaining mozzarella cheese on top of the meat sauce
  • Cover the baking tray with Aluminum foil and bake in 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 25 minutes
  • Remove the Aluminum foil on top of the tray and bake for 20 minutes in 350 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Serve Hot. Share and Enjoy

Nutrition

Serving: 6g