Classic Lasagne Recipe

Classic Lasagne
submitted by bahuja2001 at


Difficulty LevelMediumHealth IndexAverage
Main Ingredient


 Onion1 Medium, chopped
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
 Olive oil4 Tablespoon
 Canned tomatoes28 Ounce (1 Can, 1 Pound 12 Ounce)
 Canned tomato paste12 Ounce (2 Cans, 6 Ounce Each)
 Salt To Taste
 Basil leaves1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Oregano leaves1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Crushed red pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Ground beef chuck1 Pound
 Ground lean pork1⁄2 Pound
 Chopped parsley1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Fine dry bread crumbs1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Freshly grated parmesan cheese1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Lasagna1 Pound (Curly Edge)
 Ricotta cheese1 Pound
 Mozzarella cheese1⁄2 Pound, sliced

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6054 Calories from Fat 2732

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 306 g471.3%

Saturated Fat 132.1 g660.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1288.4 mg

Sodium 4829.9 mg201.2%

Total Carbohydrates 504 g168.1%

Dietary Fiber 50.2 g200.9%

Sugars 64.5 g

Protein 350 g699.2%

Vitamin A 314.5% Vitamin C 294.2%

Calcium 300.3% Iron 222.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Saute onion and garlic in saucepan in 2 tablespoons oil until lightly browned.
Add tomatoes, tomato paste, 1/2 cup water, 1/2 teaspoon salt, herbs and red pepper.
Simmer, covered, for 1 hour.
Combine beef, pork, parsley, eggs, bread crumbs, 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, pepper and 1/2 teaspoon salt.
Shape into 1/2-inch meatballs.
Saute in remaining oil until browned; add to sauce.
Simmer for 15 minutes.
Add 2 tablespoons salt to 6 quarts rapidly boiling water in large saucepan.
Add lasagne gradually so that water continues to boil.
Cook, stirring occasionally, until tender.
Drain in colander.
Arrange layers of lasagne, meatball mixture, ricotta and Parmesan cheeses in large greased casserole.
Top with mozzarella cheese.
Bake at 375 degrees for about 25 minutes.