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13 INGREDIENTS7 STEPS1HR 5MIN

Easy Meat and Cheese Lasagna

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I'm Jonny. I was born in New York City but I grew up in the Dominican Republic. Cooking and baking are my passion, and I share my favorite recipes for desserts and savory dishes.
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A very delicious lasagna that takes much less time than the classic dish.

1HR 5MIN

Total Cooking Time

13

Ingredients
In the Kitchen with Jonny
I'm Jonny. I was born in New York City but I grew up in the Dominican Republic. Cooking and baking are my passion, and I share my favorite recipes for desserts and savory dishes.
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Ingredients
US / METRIC
Servings:
12
Serves 12
Meat Sauce
1 lb
Ground Beef
Italian Sausage
1
Medium Onion , chopped
3 cloves
Garlic , minced
to taste
Salt and Pepper
1 Tbsp
Italian Seasoning
9
Lasagna Noodles , cooked
1 3/4 cups
Ricotta Cheese
Cheese Mixture
1/2 cup
Parmesan Cheese , grated, freshly grated
1 Tbsp
Fresh Parsley , chopped
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Directions

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Step 1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Heat Olive Oil (1 tsp) in a pot over medium-high heat. Add Ground Beef (1 lb) and cook until browned. Strain excess grease. Add Onion (1) , Garlic (3 cloves) , Salt and Pepper (to taste) , and cook for 3-5 minutes.
Step 2
Stir in Canned Crushed Tomatoes (3 1/3 cups) , Italian Seasoning (1 Tbsp) and season with Salt and Pepper (to taste) . Mix until well combined, cover and simmer on low heat while you prepare the cheese mixture.
Step 3
In a large bowl, combine Ricotta Cheese (1 3/4 cups) , Parmesan Cheese (1/4 cup) , Fresh Parsley (1 Tbsp) , 1/2 cup of the Shredded Mozzarella Cheese (1/2 cup) , Salt and Pepper (to taste) , and Egg (1) . Mix until well blended.
Step 4
Spread about 1 cup meat sauce onto the bottom of a 9×13 baking dish; top with 3 of the Lasagna Noodles (3) , spread 1/2 of the ricotta cheese mixture and sprinkle 1 cup of Shredded Mozzarella Cheese (1 cup) .
Step 5
Repeat with a second layer. Spread meat sauce, top with 3 of the Lasagna Noodles (3) , spread 1/2 of the ricotta cheese mixture and sprinkle 1 cup of Shredded Mozzarella Cheese (1 cup) .
Step 6
Top with remaining Lasagna Noodles (3) , meat sauce mixture, 1 more cup of the Shredded Mozzarella Cheese (1 cup) and grate more Parmesan Cheese (1/4 cup) on top.
Step 7
Bake for 35-40 minutes. After it bakes allow to cool for 10-15 minutes.

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