Amazing Lasagne

Amazing Lasagna

Prep:   60 minutes
Cook:  2 hours and 40 minutes
            Sauce – 2 hours
            Lasagna – 40 minutes
Cool:  10 minutes
Makes:  16 servings (2 lasagna’s)


2  15oz. cans of Italian style peeled tomatoes
4  8oz. or 2 16oz. cans of tomato sauce
4  tsp salt
3  tsp dried oregano
2  cups minced onions
2  minced garlic cloves
1/3  cup olive oil
2  lbs. ground beef or 2lbs. of Italian sausage or 1 lb. of each
1  lbs. lasagna noodles
3/4  to 1 lbs. of ricotta cheese
1/3  lbs.  mozzarella cheese
1/2  lbs. parmesan cheese (Grated)

The sauce maybe made the day before.

Combine in a large saucepan:
2 cans Italian style peeled tomatoes
4 8oz. cans of tomato sauce
2 tsp salt
3 tsp dried oregano
Start simmering these ingredients uncovered.

Saute until golden:
1/3 cup olive oil
2 cups minced onions
2 minced garlic cloves
Ground beef or sausage or both (All the meat)
2 tsp salt
Cook until meat is done or loses red color.

Add cooked meat to the tomato sauce mixture from above.
Simmer 2 hours or longer.

Prepare 1 lbs. of lasagna noodles by boiling…add 2 tbsp olive oil and salt to water.

Building the lasagna:
Use (2) 12 x 8 x 2 1/2 pans
3 Layers per pan

Put a thin layer of sauce in the bottom of the pans.
Next a layer of lasagna noodles…3 noodles side by side.
Then a layer of cheese…use a 1/6 of each type of cheese per layer (except parmesan cheese)
Repeat for each layer:
sauce, noodles, cheese

Final layer of noodles covered with sauce then 1/4 lbs. of parmesan cheese per pan

Bake @ 350 degrees for 40 minutes…Let cool 10 minutes
Serve with garlic bread and salad for an awesome lasagna experience!

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