Total Time
1hr 50mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 50 mins

This is my grandmother's recipe who moved here from Italy

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Prepare lasagna according to package directions; drain.
  2. Cook sausage, ground, beef, onion and garlic in large skillet over medium-high heat until sausage is no longer pink and onion is tender.
  3. Stir in tomatoes, tomato paste, sugar, 2 teaspoons of the salt, the basil, fennel seeds and pepper.
  4. Bring to a boil over high heat.
  5. Reduce heat to low.
  6. Simmer, uncovered, for about 20 minutes.
  7. In small bowl, blend ricotta, egg, parsley and remaining 1/2 teaspoon of salt.
  8. Spoon 1 1/2 cups of meat sauce into 13x9 inch baking dish.
  9. Layer 1/3 each of the lasagna, remaining meat sauce, ricotta mixture, olives, mozzarella and Parmesan cheese into dish.
  10. Repeat layers.
  11. Cover with foil.
  12. Bake at 375°F for 25 minutes.
  13. Uncover.
  14. Bake about 20 minutes more or until heated through.
  15. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting.

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