Emeril's 1-2-3 Lasagna

Recipe by HeatherFeather
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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  • In a large saucepan, brown ground beef over medium heat, drain fat.
  • Season with some salt, pepper, and some Essence to taste).
  • Add the tomato sauce and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • In 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.
  • Spread 1 cup of the tomato sauce in the bottom of a 3-quart (13 by 9 by 2-inch) casserole.
  • Lay 3 lasagna noodles lengthwise down the dish.
  • The noodles should not touch one another. Spoon 3/4 cup of the ricotta mixture over the noodles, and spread evenly with a rubber spatula.
  • Sprinkle 1 cup of the mozzarella evenly over the ricotta.
  • Repeat with the remaining ingredients, for a total of 4 layers of noodles.
  • Sprinkle 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.
  • Remove the casserole from the oven, and remove the aluminum foil.
  • Return to the oven and bake, uncovered, for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and let sit for 10 minutes before serving.
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