Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Classic Lasagna

Classic Lasagna

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From the kitchen of Alicia Marie Fitzpatrick

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
40-50 minutes
12-16 servings
Fun to make with kids, Good for parties/potlucks, Kid friendly


1 pound ground beef
3/4 cup chopped onion
2 tablespoons canola or olive oil
1 (16 ounce) can tomatoes
2 (6 ounce) can tomatoes paste
2 cups water
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
2 tablespoons salt
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon oregano leaves
8 ounces lasagna noodles
1 pound ricotta cheese
8 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded or thinly sliced
1 cup grated parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. In large heavy pan, lightly brown beef and onion in oil.

  3. Add tomatoes (put through blender or cut with edge of spoon), tomato paste, water, parsley, salt, sugar, garlic powder, pepper and oregano; simmer uncovered, stirring occasionally, about 30 minutes.

  4. Meanwhile cook lasagna as directed on package; drain.

  5. In 13x9-inches baking pan, spread about 1 cup sauce.

  6. Then alternate layers of noodles, sauce, ricotta, mozzarella and parmesan cheese, ending with sauce, mozzarella and parmesan.

  7. Bake at 350 degrees F for 40 to 50 minutes until lightly brown and bubbling.

  8. Allow to stand for 15 minutes; cut in squares to serve.


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minawatie66 says:

needs some better flavoring but otherwise is perfect

12/16/2012 6:21:22 PM

Catwoman says:

OMG!!! i love Lasagna!!! its so good. thanks for this recipe!!!!!!!!!!!!

12/2/2012 12:31:59 PM

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