Classic Italian Baked Lasagna Recipe

Summary

CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Lasagna8 Ounce, cooked
 Sausage meat1 Pound, lightly sauteed or parboiled
 Tomato sauce4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Mild cheese1⁄2 Pound, sliced
 Grated sharp cheese1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3901 Calories from Fat 1982

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 234 g360.2%

Saturated Fat 100.1 g500.5%

Trans Fat 1 g

Cholesterol 686.2 mg

Sodium 5148.1 mg214.5%

Total Carbohydrates 244 g81.2%

Dietary Fiber 22.4 g89.6%

Sugars 54.1 g

Protein 197 g393.7%

Vitamin A 180.9% Vitamin C 214.9%

Calcium 257.2% Iron 91.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. Start oven, set at Moderate, 350° F. Rub a shallow baking dish with olive oil, salad oil, butter or margarine.
2. Arrange strips of lasagna across the baking dish. Let the ends extend over opposite sides of the dish.
3. Form sausage meat into tiny balls the size of marbles. Place a few of these on the lasagna.
4. Spoon about 1/4 cup of tomato sauce over the meat, then top with slices of mild cheese and sprinkle with grated cheese.
5. Top these ingredients with another set of lasagna strips, crossing the dish in the opposite direction to the first layer. Repeat with sausage meat, tomato sauce and the 2 types of cheese. When all the ingredients, except some of the tomato sauce, have been used, fold the ends of the lasagna back over the dish. Pour the rest of the tomato sauce over.
6. Bake 40 minutes.
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