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About the Dish:

Lasagna is a classic Italian dish consisting of layers of pasta, meat or vegetables, cheese, and tomato sauce. It is a hearty and flavorful dish that is loved by many. The pasta is cooked until al dente, layered with a rich meat sauce, creamy ricotta cheese, and mozzarella, and baked to perfection. The result is a delicious dish with layers of cheesy goodness and a savory meaty taste. Lasagna is perfect for feeding a crowd or for a cozy family dinner. It is a versatile dish that can be customized with different types of meats, vegetables, and cheeses. Whether you’re a meat lover or a vegetarian, lasagna is sure to satisfy your taste buds and leave you craving for more.

Nutrition Information:

Nutrient Amount
Total Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 8g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 65mg
Sodium 900mg
Total Carbohydrates 35g
Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 8g
Protein 25g


Ingredient Quantity
Lasagna noodles 12 sheets
Ground beef 1 pound
Onion 1
Garlic cloves 2
Canned crushed tomatoes 28 ounces
Tomato paste 6 ounces
Italian seasoning 2 teaspoons
Salt 1 teaspoon
Black pepper 1/2 teaspoon
Ricotta cheese 15 ounces
Egg 1
Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup
Mozzarella cheese 2 cups

Cooking Instructions:

  • Step 1: Cook the lasagna noodles according to the package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  • Step 2: In a large skillet, cook the ground beef over medium heat until browned. Add the chopped onion and minced garlic and cook until the onion is tender. Drain any excess grease.
  • Step 3: Stir in the crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, Italian seasoning, salt, and black pepper. Simmer the sauce for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Step 4: In a separate bowl, combine the ricotta cheese, beaten egg, and grated Parmesan cheese.
  • Step 5: Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • Step 6: To assemble the lasagna, spread a thin layer of the meat sauce on the bottom of a baking dish. Top with a layer of lasagna noodles. Spread a layer of the ricotta cheese mixture over the noodles, followed by a layer of meat sauce. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Repeat the layers until all the ingredients are used, finishing with a layer of meat sauce and mozzarella cheese on top.
  • Step 7: Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil and bake for 25 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for an additional 15 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • Step 8: Remove the lasagna from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before serving. Cut into squares and serve hot.

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