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Homemade Lasagna Recipe

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For lasagna lovers, this one’s for you ! This tasty and simple recipe of homemade lasagna is rich with beef / tomato sauce, ricotta, mozzarella, and Parmesan cheese between lasagna sheets.

Easy Homemade Lasagna Recipe

It’s easily one of our favorite dishes in my family. So delicious that you can feel it melting in your mouth and the taste is credible. It’s not complicated as it may seems from the instruction but it’s actually very simple and tastes incredible

Ingredients For Lasagna Recipe :

  • Olive oil: to saute garlic and onions.
  • Onion: to add flavor to the beef/tomato sauce.
  • Minced garlic: or garlic powder instead would also do the job.
  • Ground beef: for a perfect bolognese sauce. But you can also make it with ground pork, ground turkey or Italian sausage.
  • Ground pork: Italian sausage is recommended if you want your lasagna lasagna recipe to be more traditional.
  • Chopped tomatoes and tomato paste: to bring a rich tomato flavor.
  • Ricotta cheese: to make an incredibly creamy layer.
  • Sugar: To elevate the flavor of the tomatoes in the bolognese sauce.
  • Dried basil and dried oregano: Italian seasonings instead are also recommended.
  • Crushed red pepper flakes: You can ignore this one if you don’t like the little spicy taste.
  • Lasagna sheets: Cook the sheets until al dente for this simple lasagna recipe.
  • Mozzarella cheese: The best cheese for lasagna.

Ingredients For Lasagna Recipe :

How To Make homemade Lasagna Recipe?

    1. Turn on your oven to 375 F.

    2. Heat olive oil over medium-high heat in a large frying pan. Saute the onion for 4-5 minutes after you add it, after that you add the minced garlic and cook for 1 more minute until it’s aromatic.

    3. Place in your ground pork and beef to cook until brown. Get rid of the leftover fat, add in salt and pepper for seasoning.

    4. Transfer in your tomato paste, chopped tomatoes, crushed red pepper flakes, sugar, oregano, basil, salt and pepper. Cover it with your lid and let it stew for 30 minutes, while mixing from time to time. Then take it out of the heat.

    5. Boil a big pot of water, throw in your lasagna sheets and following your packaging instructions, boil until par-cooked

    6. Mix the egg, ricotta cheese, dried basil, and salt in a bowl. Put that to the side.

    7. In a 9×13 inch baking pan with butter or grease, pour in some of your bolognese sauce, and equally coat the bottom of your pan. Put 3 lasagna sheets on top of that.

    8. Cover the top of your sheets with 1/3 of what’s left of your bolognese. Top that with 1/3 of the ricotta mix. And pepper 1 cup of grated mozzarella cheese.

    9. Redo that same process again, ( put 3 cooked lasagna sheets, ⅓ of bolognese sauce on top, then ⅓ of the ricotta mix ).

    10. To finish off, place the 3 leftover lasagna sheets, the bolognese, your ricotta mix, 2 cups of mozzarella cheese, and the parmesan.

    11. Use foil to cover your baking pan, and cook it in your oven, for 40 minutes. Afterwards, take your foil off, and bake it for around 10 to 15 minutes until the cheese is completely melted. Cut your lasagna portions and savor it!

How To Make homemade Lasagna Recipe?

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How Many Layers Should Lasagna Have?

According to the size of the baking pan and the quantity of filling you have, the number of layers may differ. We typically make 3 layers in a lasagna, however, 4 layers is just as flavorful.

How Long Does Homemade Lasagna Last?

Although you usually can’t fight the urge to experience the deliciousness the very next day, your lasagna can be stored in your fridge for 4 days.

Make Ahead:

This lasagna recipe can be premade. All you have to do is make the ricotta mix, the bolognese sauce, and cook the lasagna sheets ahead of time. Put your lasagna together and use plastic wrap and aluminum foil to cover it. Pop it in your refrigerator, which might stretch the cooking time. Keep it covered in foil and put in your oven until it starts to

bubble, uncover it, and bake it until browned.

To Freeze Lasagna Recipe:

Firmly wrapped in freezer plastic, this lasagna recipe holds up well in your freezer for 3 months.

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Homemade Lasagna Recipe

Homemade Lasagna Recipe

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 45 minutes

For lasagna lovers, this one's for you ! This tasty and simple recipe of homemade lasagna is rich with beef/tomato sauce, ricotta, mozzarella, and Parmesan cheese between lasagna sheets.

Ingredients

For your bolognese sauce:

  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil;
  • 1 chopped yellow onion;
  • 2 chopped garlic cloves;
  • 1 pound of ground beef;
  • ½ pound of ground pork;
  • 28 ounces of chopped tomatoes;
  • 2 tablespoons of tomato paste;
  • 1 tablespoon of granulated sugar;
  • ½ teaspoon of dried basil;
  • ½ teaspoon of dried oregano;
  • ½ teaspoon of crushed red pepper flakes;
  • salt and pepper to your liking.

For your ricotta filling:

  • 16 ounces of ricotta cheese;
  • 1 egg;
  • ¼ teaspoon of dried basil;
  • salt, to your liking;

To assemble your lasagna:

  • 9 uncooked lasagna sheets;
  • 4 divided cups of grated mozzarella cheese;
  • ¼ cup of Parmesan.

Instructions

  1. Turn on your oven to 375 F. Heat olive oil over medium-high heat in a large frying pan. Saute the onion for 4-5 minutes after you add it.
  2. Add the minced garlic and cook for 1 more minute until it’s aromatic.
  3. Transfer in your ground pork and beef. Let it cook until brown. Get rid of the leftlover fat, and salt and pepper for seasoning.
  4. Transfer in your tomato paste, chopped tomatoes, crushed red pepper flakes, sugar, oregano, basil, salt and pepper. Cover it with your lid and let it stew.
  5. Leave the cover on and simmer it for 30 minutes, mixing from time to time. Take it out of the heat.
  6. Boil water in a big pot, throw in your lasagna sheets, following the packaging instructions, until par cooked.
  7. Mix your egg, ricotta cheese, dried basil, and salt in a bowl and leave it to the side. In a 9×13 inch baking pan with butter or grease, pour in some of your bolognese sauce, and equally coat the bottom of your pan. Put 3 lasagna sheets on top of that. Cover the top of your sheets with 1/3 of what's left of your bolognese. Top that with 1/3 of the ricotta mix. And pepper 1 cup of grated mozzarella cheese. Redo that same process again, ( put 3 cooked lasagna sheets, ⅓ of bolognese sauce on top, then ⅓ of the ricotta mix ).
  8. To finish off, place the 3 leftover lasagna sheets, the bolognese, your ricotta mix, 2 cups of mozzarella cheese, and the parmesan. Use foil to cover your baking pan, and cook it in your oven, for 40 minutes. Afterwards, take your foil off, and bake it for around 10 to 15 minutes until the cheese is completely melted. Cut your lasagna portions and savor it!
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 581Total Fat: 63gSaturated Fat: 29gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 27gCholesterol: 318mgCarbohydrates: 51gFiber: 6gSugar: 18gProtein: 85g

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