Layered Mini Lasagne Casserole

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Barb Witherspoon

Tastes like lasagne but uses Mafalda, also known as "mini lasagne." Great dish to assemble ahead of time, pop in the oven when ready to serve. Good for potlucks. Recipe came from the San Giorgio Mafalda box.

Top Review by LARavenscroft

This was really easy to assemble, but we didn't think it had enough sauce - was a little on the dry side - will try this again but will definitely use more sauce.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In large skillet, cook meat and onion until meat browns; drain.
  3. Stir in spaghetti sauce; heat to boiling.
  4. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile cook pasta according to package directions; drain.
  6. In large bowl stir together ricotta cheese, egg, parsley, pepper, and salt.
  7. In 9x13x2 inch baking dish, spread 1 cup meat sauce.
  8. Evenly layer one-half pasta over sauce.
  9. Spread ricotta mixture over pasta; sprinkle with 1 cup mozzarella cheese.
  10. Repeat layers of meat sauce and pasta.
  11. Spread remaining meat sauce over pasta, covering pasta completely; sprinkle with remaining mozzarella cheese.
  12. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  13. Cover with foil.
  14. Bake 30 minutes.
  15. Remove foil; bake 5 more minutes or until hot and bubbly.

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