1 hr 30 mins
1 hr 10 mins
Emeril made this on an episode featuring cooking for kids. This was very filling and rich and tasty.
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- 2 lbs ground beef
- 5 cups spaghetti sauce
- 15 ounces ricotta cheese
- 2 large eggs
- 1 cup parmesan cheese, grated
- 1 lb mozzarella cheese, grated
- 1/2 teaspoon Emeril's Original Essence, to taste
- 1/2 teaspoon salt, to taste
- 2 teaspoons fresh parsley, chopped
- 1 teaspoon dried basil
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, to taste
- 12 lasagna noodles, uncooked
- 1Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
- 2In a large saucepan, brown ground beef over medium heat, drain fat.
- 3Season with some salt, pepper, and some Essence to taste).
- 4Add the tomato sauce and simmer for 10 minutes.
- 5In a large bowl fold together the ricotta cheese, eggs, 1/2 cup grated Parmesan, 1/2 cup grated mozzarella, 1/2 tsp Essence, 1/2 tsp salt, parsley, basil, and b1/4 tsp black pepper.
- 6Spread 1 cup of the tomato sauce in the bottom of a 3-quart (13 by 9 by 2-inch) casserole.
- 7Lay 3 lasagna noodles lengthwise down the dish.
- 8The noodles should not touch one another. Spoon 3/4 cup of the ricotta mixture over the noodles, and spread evenly with a rubber spatula.
- 9Sprinkle 1 cup of the mozzarella evenly over the ricotta.
- 10Repeat with the remaining ingredients, for a total of 4 layers of noodles.
- 11Sprinkle the remaining 1 cup of mozzarella over the top layer of tomato sauce, and top with the remaining 1/2 cup of Parmesan. Cover the casserole tightly with aluminum foil, and bake, covered, for 1 hour.
- 12Remove the casserole from the oven, and remove the aluminum foil.
- 13Return to the oven and bake, uncovered, for 10 minutes.
- 14Remove from the oven and let sit for 10 minutes before serving.
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Nutritional Facts for Emeril's 1-2-3 Lasagna
Serving Size: 1 (243 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 12
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 550.3
- Calories from Fat 275
- Total Fat 30.6 g
- Saturated Fat 14.5 g
- Cholesterol 142.6 mg
- Sodium 1056.2 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 31.1 g
- Dietary Fiber 1.1 g
- Sugars 10.2 g
- Protein 35.8 g
The following items or measurements are not included:
Emeril's Original Essence