Simmered Lasagne Verde Recipe


DishMain Ingredient


 Shallots4 Tablespoon, diced
 Olive oil1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Top round beef1⁄2 Pound, ground
 Canned tomato paste6 Ounce (1 Can)
 Canned tomatoes1 Pound, peeled (1 Can)
 Bay leaves2
 Oregano1 Pinch
 Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Sugar1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Dry red wine1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Lasagna verde1 Pound
 Ricotta1⁄2 Pint
 Mozzarella1 Pound

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4265 Calories from Fat 2596

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 294 g451.8%

Saturated Fat 117.3 g586.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 610.8 mg

Sodium 7527.6 mg313.6%

Total Carbohydrates 169 g56.3%

Dietary Fiber 23.6 g94.6%

Sugars 29.9 g

Protein 220 g439.5%

Vitamin A 215.7% Vitamin C 142.1%

Calcium 306.9% Iron 94.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Saute shallots in olive oil until transparent.
Add ground beef.
Add tomato paste with equal part water and simmer.
Add tomatoes with spices.
Simmer over low heat for 1 hour.
Add wine.
Simmer for 1 hour.
Add small amounts of water if sauce becomes too thick.
Cook lasagne in rapidly boiling salted water.
Check with fork (al dente is good, i.e., not too soft.) Rinse.
While lasagne boils, prepare casserole.
Put layer of sauce on bottom, then quickly place in alternate layers lasagne, ricotta, Mozzarella in strips and sauce until all has been used up.
Cover casserole with aluminum foil and bake until done