Classic Lasagna

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Atu M.
Recipe by Melanie Murray

This is very good and easy to make. It comes from my 1981 cookbook "Favorite Brand Name Recipes". I have been making this for years. It is a favorite of my family. Please note that I alter some of the ingredients to my taste. I usually add more parsley, oregano, garlic powder, so alter to your taste. Enjoy!

Top Review by Hamza Suria

This is an excellent recipe. Easy to follow - even for a novice like me. Very good taste and texture. Expedited using pre-cooked oven-ready noodles. Bellisimo.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large heavy pan, lightly brown beef and onion in oil.
  2. Add tomatoes (put through blender or cut with edge of spoon), tomato paste, water, parsley, salt, sugar, garlic powder, pepper, and oregano.
  3. Simmer uncovered, stirring occasionally, 30 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile cook lasagna as directed on package.
  5. Drain lasagna.
  6. In 13x9x2-inch baking pan, spread about 1 cup sauce.
  7. Alternate layers of lasagna, sauce, ricotta, mozzarella, and parmesan cheese, ending with sauce, mozzarella, and parmesan cheese.
  8. Bake at 350°F for 40-50 minutes until lightly brown and bubbly.
  9. Allow to stand 15 minutes; cut in squares to serve.

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