Total Time
1hr 45mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

This is my daughter's favorite recipe. It was on back of an American Beauty Lasagna noodle box over ten years ago, and I've been using it ever since I found it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare lasagna noodles according to package directions.
  2. Drain.
  3. Cook Italian sausage and ground beef; drain excess fat.
  4. Add onion and garlic.
  5. Stir and cook 5 minutes.
  6. Add next 7 ingredients and simmer 20 minutes.
  7. Combine egg, ricotta, parsley and salt in small bowl.
  8. In bottom of a 9x13-inch pan, spoon about 1 1/2 cups meat sauce.
  9. Layer 1/3 of the lasagna, 1/3 the meat sauce, 1/3 the ricotta, 1/3 the sliced olives, 1/3 the Mozzarella and 1/3 the Parmesan.
  10. Repeat layering.
  11. Cover with foil.
  12. Bake in a 375° oven for 25 minutes.
  13. Remove foil and bake uncovered 25 minutes longer.
  14. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting.
Most Helpful

This is now my new lasagna recipe. I omitted the salt. I prefer to add more ricotta then called for. I recommend this recipe!

Apron Wearin' Nurse November 23, 2009

It may have been the sausage that I used, but this turned out very salty. I would hold the 1 Tbsp of salt and salt to taste instead. Otherwise, very good.

IzzysMom April 28, 2006