This Easy Lasagna recipe is pure comfort food with a flavorful homemade meat sauce, ricotta (or cottage) cheese, parmesan cheese, Italian herbs, and pasta!
It’s the best lasagna I’ve ever eaten.
Easy Lasagna Recipe
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- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 pound Italian sausage
- 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
- 2 6-ounce tomato paste
- 2 15-ounce diced tomatoes I use low sodium
- 1 cup water
- 1 8-ounce package lasagna noodles boiled and drained
- 3/4- pound mozzarella shredded
- 2 cup ricotta cheese or cottage cheese
- 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
- Brown meat and drain.
- Add seasonings, water, tomato paste and diced tomatoes to meat.
- Simmer 30 minutes to 1 hour.
- Spray a large casserole dish (12x9) with non-cook spray.
- Add 1 spoonful or 1/2 cup tomato mixture in bottom of dish.
- Layer: noodles, 1/3 meat, 1/3 mozzarella, next layer: noodles, all ricotta cheese, next layer: noodles, 1/3 meat, 1/3 mozzarella, next layer: noodles, remaining meat and mozzarella.
- Sprinkle 1/2 cup parmesan cheese over last layer of mozzarella.
- Bake 350 degrees 30 minutes. Let sit 10 minutes before cutting.