Crispy, Cheesy Lasagna Recipe Video

Lasagna is such a popular dish and it really is not as hard to make as it seems. It is also a great inexpensive way to feed large groups of people. You can make it ahead of time and freeze it so that you have it handy when you want to eat it. Here is a step-by-step video on how to make this delectable meal.

Summary

Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In45 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
CuisineCourse
TasteMethod
DishMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Ground sausage1 Pound
 Ground beef3⁄4 Pound
 Yellow onion1 , chopped
 Garlic6 Clove (30 gm), minced
 Tomato sauce29 Ounce (1 Can)
 Crushed oregano To Taste
 Chopped basil leaves1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Olive oil1 Teaspoon
 Ricotta cheese15 Ounce
 Eggs2
 Garlic powder1 Teaspoon
 Dried oregano1 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Black pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Shredded parmesan1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Shredded mozzarella1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Lasagna noodles12 Ounce

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1079 Calories from Fat 411

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 46 g70.7%

Saturated Fat 20.4 g102%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 232.4 mg

Sodium 1617.5 mg67.4%

Total Carbohydrates 101 g33.6%

Dietary Fiber 13.7 g54.6%

Sugars 15.3 g

Protein 66 g131.4%

Vitamin A 39.1% Vitamin C 51.1%

Calcium 42.8% Iron 32.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

For the Sauce:
Brown the sausage and beef in a large skillet. Drain the excess fat in a colander inside a bowl.
Wipe the skillet clean with some paper towels.
Add some olive oil and heat. Add the o until lightly browned.
Cook for about 8 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add the garlic and cook for about 1 minute, until aromatic.
Return the browned meats to the skillet. Mix well.
Add the tomato sauce. Fill the empty tomato sauce can half way with water and add to the meat. Mix well.
Add the oregano and black pepper. Bring sauce to a simmer and cook for 20 minutes.
Add the chopped basil and set aside.
For the cheese:
In a large bowl, whisk together the Ricotta, eggs, garlic powder, salt, oregano and pepper. Whisk into a smooth paste.
Whisk in the Mozzarella and Parmesan cheese.
Set aside.
For the noodles:
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the lasagna,as per the package instructions.
Drain noodles and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process.
Set the noodles aside.
Assemble the lasagna:
Extra shredded Parmesan and Mozzarella Cheese.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Place a thin layer of meat sauce in the bottom of a 13x9 baking dish.
Top with enough lasagna to cover the meat.
Top the noodles with about ¾ meat sauce. Sprinkle shredded Parmesan and Mozzarella on top.
Top with enough noodles to cover the meat.
Top with the Ricotta cheese mixture.
Top with enough noodles to cover the cheese.
Top with the remaining meat sauce.
Sprinkle shredded Parmesan and Mozzarella cheese on the top – be generous.
Cover the dish with aluminum foil and bake for 30 minutes.
Uncover dish and bake for an extra 15 minutes.
Remove from oven and allow sitting for 10 to 15 minutes.
Serve and enjoy!

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Editors Review

Who does not like lasagna? And if you are a fan of one dish meal, then this Italian dish is just perfect. The meaty, cheesy lasagna can be made in so many ways but this one is really special. It comes from an experienced chef.
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