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18 INGREDIENTS8 STEPS1HR 45MIN

Super Duper Easy Lasagna

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Learn how to make Lasagna using oven-ready noodles (no boiling), mozzarella and ricotta cheese. This lasagna is super easy to make with a delicious homemade virgin marinara sauce. Perfect for a cold winter's day!

1HR 45MIN

Total Cooking Time

18

Ingredients
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Ingredients
US / METRIC
Servings:
4
Serves 4
2 lb
Ground Chuck
Ground Chuck
1
Cubanelle Pepper
diced
1
Large Onion
roughly chopped
3/4 cup
Chicken Stock
1/2 Tbsp
Garlic Powder
1/2 Tbsp
1 tsp
Dried Thyme
(optional)
1/4 tsp
Red Chili Peppers
2/3 cup
Tomato Paste
1 3/4 cups
Ricotta Cheese
or Cottage Cheese, divided in 3
1 pckg
No-Boil Lasagna Noodles
4 cups
divided in 4
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Directions

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Step 1
Quarter the Tomatoes (8 oz) and place in a food processor. Puree.
Step 2
In a pan over medium-high heat brown your Ground Chuck (2 lb) and drain the fat, set the fat aside. Add the Onion (1) and Cubanelle Pepper (1) to the ground chuck. Stir.
Step 3
Pour in the pureed tomatoes. Pour in the Chicken Stock (3/4 cup) , Garlic Powder (1/2 Tbsp) , Dried Basil (1/2 Tbsp) , Dried Oregano (1/2 Tbsp) , Red Chili Peppers (1/4 tsp) , Dried Thyme (1 tsp) , and Ground Black Pepper (to taste) , and stir well.
Step 4
Cook on medium heat. Add Granulated Sugar (1/4 cup) and Tomato Paste (2/3 cup) , stir and continue to cook for about 45 minutes. Cook closed but stir every 15 minutes. The goal is to reduce by half.
Step 5
In a large bowl add the Ricotta Cheese (1 3/4 cups) and mix an Egg (1) into the cheese.
Step 6
Preheat your oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
Step 7
In a large baking tray, layer some sauce followed by a layer of the No-Boil Lasagna Noodles (1 pckg) . Next, add a layer of the ricotta cheese, Mozzarella Cheese (4 cups) and Parmesan Cheese (to taste) . Repeat until you've reached the top of the tray.
Step 8
Cover the pan with aluminum foil and place into your preheated oven. Bake for 25 minutes, remove the foil and bake for an additional 25 minutes. Slice and serve.

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