Crispy Oh so Cheesy Lasagna

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Recipe by aspencer5

Ready, Set, Cook! Special Edition Contest Entry: This recipe is good because it adds a bit of crispiness and variety of cheeses opposed to the traditional style of lasagna. TIP* Fry the bacon and hashbrowns until very crispy!

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Directions

  1. Cook red bell peppers until soft in olive oil. Remove and set aside. Preheat the oven at 365 degrees. Then, cook ground beef in a skillet or frying pan for 5 minutes. After doing so, add garlic and 2* tablespoons of basil. Continue cooking ground beef until finished. Remove and set aside. In a bowl, add 4 cups of mozarella, 2 eggs, 2* tablespoons of basil, ricotta cheese and stir and mix well. In another bowl, add spaghetti sauce, green onions, ground beef, and red bell peppers and stir and mix well. In a lasagna pan, add spaghetti sauce mixture to bottom. Add just enough to cover the bottom of the pan. Then, add three lasgna "no-boil" shells on top. Then, add a layer of cheese mixture to the shells by smoothing it out evenly on top of the shells. Then, add another layer of spaghetti sauce mixture covering the cheese and chells. Then, add another layer of lasagna shells on top. Then, add another layer of cheese mixture by smoothing on top of the shells. Then, add spaghetti sauce mixture covering the cheese mixture and shells. Top off the spaghetti mixture with cheddar cheese. Cover and bake for 50 minutes. While lasagna is baking, chop the bacons into small bite-sized pieces and fry until crispy. Then, fry the hash browns until crispy. Remove lasagna when its ready and top with the hashbrowns and bacon.

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