Put It Together in 15 Minutes Lasagna

Recipe by Mamma Bug
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F
  • Lasagna Sauce:
  • Sauté onion and garlic in olive oil until soft.
  • Add beef, season with salt and pepper, then brown.
  • Stir in basil, oregano and red pepper flakes.
  • Add diced tomatoes and tomato sauce and bring to a simmer.
  • Reduce heat to low and simmer 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Cheese Filling:
  • In a separate bowl, combine ricotta, 2/3 of the mozzarella, egg, and black pepper.
  • Mix well.
  • Putting it together:
  • Pour 1 cup of the meat sauce in the bottom of a 13 by 9-inch lasagna pan.
  • Arrange 4 UNCOOKED lasagna noodles on top of sauce, overlapping noodles slightly to cover the bottom.
  • Spoon half of the cheese mixture over noodles.
  • Cover cheese mixture with 1 1/2 cups of meat sauce and 4 more noodles.
  • Top second layer of noodles with remaining cheese mixture, 1 1/2 cups of meat sauce and 4 more noodles.
  • Top noodles with 1 1/2 cups of meat sauce and remaining mozzarella cheese.
  • Top with Parmesan cheese.
  • Cover with foil and bake 45 minutes. Uncover and bake 15 more minutes, until top is golden and bubbly.
  • Let stand 5 minutes before slicing.
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