Northern Style Lasagna Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time40 MinCooking Time40 Min
Ready In1 Hr 20 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyServings4
CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Olive oil2 Teaspoon
 Garlic3 Clove (15 gm), finely chopped
 Carrots2 Large, finely chopped
 Onion1 Large, chopped
 Extra lean ground beef1⁄2 Pound
 Ground veal1⁄2 Pound
 Ground pork1⁄2 Pound
 Red wine1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Roasted tomatoes28 Ounce, diced (1 Can)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Bechamel1 Tablespoon
 Margarine/Butter4 Teaspoon
 All purpose flour1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Ground black pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ground nutmeg1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Whole milk2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
 Cheese filling1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Ricotta cheese8 Ounce (1 Package)
 Parmesan cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), grated
 Cooked lasagna noodles1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1104 Calories from Fat 456

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 52 g79.4%

Saturated Fat 23.4 g117%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 217.9 mg

Sodium 1613 mg67.2%

Total Carbohydrates 82 g27.4%

Dietary Fiber 6.5 g26.1%

Sugars 19.6 g

Protein 71 g141.5%

Vitamin A 150.3% Vitamin C 66.8%

Calcium 89% Iron 30.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Prepare Meat Sauce: in a 12 inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat until hot.
Add garlic, carrots and onion.
Cook 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
Increase heat to high and add veal, beef and pork.
Cook 10 minutes breaking up meat.
Drain any grease.
Add red wine to meat and vegetables and heat to boiling.
Boil 2 to 3 minutes or until most of the liquid evaporates.
Stir in tomatoes with juices.
Add salt.
Reduce heat to low and simmer, uncovered for 20 minutes stirring occasionally.
Prepare Be'Chamel Sauce: In a 2 quart sauce pan, melt butter or margarine over medium heat.
With a wire whisk, stir in flour, salt, pepper and nutmeg.
Cook 1 minute.
Gradually add milk (1/2 c.at a time) whisking mixture smooth.
Remove from heat and set aside.
Prepare Cheese Filling: In a small bowl, mix Ricotta cheese and blend in fresh grated Parmesan cheese.
Assemble: Spread 1 cup meat sauce on bottom of pan.
Lay 3 noodles, put 1 1/2 cup meat sauce over noodles.
Spread about 2/3 cup Be'Chamel sauce over meats.
Sprinkle with cheese mixture.
Repeat 2 times.
Cover loosely with foil and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting.
Enjoy, we do! You can assemble and place in refrigerator for baking the next day.
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