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

A from scratch recipe that freezes well. I learned how to make it in graduate school; we were all broke, so my friends pitched in with ingredients. It has never failed to please family and guests.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Brown meat.
  2. Add next 5 ingredients. Simmer uncovered 30 minutes.
  3. Cook noodles according to package directions.
  4. Drain and spread noodles out to cool on wax paper.
  5. Combine remaining ingredients, except Mozzarella and oil.
  6. Spread olive oil on bottom of 13 x 9 baking pan.
  7. Place half noodles in bottom, overlapping slightly.
  8. Spread 1/2 Ricotta on noodles, using fingers.
  9. Sprinkle scant half of Mozzarella over all.
  10. Spread 1/2 meat sauce over all.
  11. Repeat layers, saving a little Mozzarella for the top.
  12. Bake 30 minutes at 375°F.
  13. Let stand 10 minutes, then cut.
  14. May assemble early, refrigerate; then allow 15 minutes longer in oven.

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