Meatloaf Mock Lasagna With Four Cheeses

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 10-12




  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Cook pasta in boiling salted water according to package directions.
  • Meanwhile, combine ricotta cheese, 1/3 cup parmesan cheese, and egg, and mix very well. Set aside.
  • Combine mozzarella and muenster cheeses and set aside.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet.
  • Add onion and cook, stirring, until beginning to soften, about 3 minutes.
  • Add garlic and peppers and cook, stirring, about 3 minutes.
  • Add mushrooms, meatloaf, sauce, herbs, and wine.
  • Stir and cook about 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • When pasta is cooked al dente, drain and return to pan.
  • Add remaining 1/4 cup parmesan cheese to pasta.
  • Add meatloaf mixture to pasta and mix well.
  • Spoon 1/2 the pasta mixture into a lightly greased 9"x13" baking pan.
  • Spoon all the ricotta mixture over the pasta layer and smooth with a spatula.
  • Sprinkle 1/2 the mozzarella mixture over the ricotta layer.
  • Spread remaining pasta mixture over cheese layer.
  • Top with remaining cheese.
  • Bake for 45 minutes, or until hot and bubbly.