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suzan_33333 06-08-2011 10:55 AM


*1 box no-boil lasagna noodles

For the meat you will need:
*Ground beef
*1 can of crushed tomatoes
*1 cans of tomato sauce
*1 small cans of tomato paste
*1 tsp onions powder
*2 tsp garlic powder
*1 tablespoon dried Italian seasoning, crushed
*dried chili flakes, to taste (optional but recommended)
*1/4 teaspoon black pepper
*salt to taste
*Mushrooms cut into small cubes
*1 bay leaf
*Tbsp olive oil

For the Cheese
*1/2 cup Parmesan
*1medium bag mozzarella cheese thinly sliced
*500g ricotta cheese
*1 egg, lightly beaten
*1 tsp salt
*1 tsp black pepper
*1 tsp of Cayenne pepper
*4 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley

In a sauce pan add a tablespoon of olive oil and add the meat until brown ,add mushrooms and spices.
Add the tomato sauce (spaghetti sauce) all of it then add water in the empty tomato sauce bottle and add it also to the meat.
Add chopped tomato and tomato paste and the bay leaf . leave it for 2 hours or more the longer you keep the better it will taste.

In a medium bowl add ricotta cheese ,mozzarella,a dash of Parmesan and the egg.
Mix well add salt pepper and cayenne .add the parsley mix well.

In a buttered baking dish (about 11x7x2-inches), layer 1/3 of the sauce then add the pasta
and then 1/3 of cheese Repeat layers twice or as needed. Bake lasagna at 180 for 30 minutes covered and then uncover for 15 min, or until thoroughly heated and bubbly.

Let stand for 8 to 10 minutes before cutting and serving.

nana 06-08-2011 11:11 AM

This lasagna recipe sounds very delicious!

I've never used ricotta cheese to prepare a lasagna. Usually I make one layer of cheese slices, another of cooked ham slices - besides the pasta and bolognese sauce. But I loved the idea of mixing these different types of cheese, especially that I love ricotta.

ChocolateFrosting 06-08-2011 11:19 AM

I am so hungry and this looks fantastic. All the different cheeses are making my mouth water! Thanks Suzan_33333

suzan_33333 06-08-2011 12:50 PM

nana.... i'm so much happy that u like my "Lasagna" recipe..... u have to try lasagna with ricotta.... u know I like cheese what ever it's.... :)
ChocolateFrosting..... ooooooh.... that's so cute!!... thank you :)

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