LASAGNA

 

  • Cooking Time: 30
  • Servings: 8
  • Preparation Time: 30

Ingredients

  • Ingredients for the sauce:
  • ¼ cup Olive oil
  • ¼ cup minced garlic
  • 1 diced large onion
  • 1 diced green pepper
  • 1 diced red pepper
  • 1 28 oz can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 16 oz can whole tomatoes
  • 10 large bay leaves
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/1 pound Italian sausage
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 16 oz container ricotta cheese
  • Salt pepper to taste
  • Noodles and cheese:
  • 1 box lasagna noodles
  • I used barilla oven ready lasagna pasta no boiling needed
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup fontina cheese
  • ½ mixed parmesan and pecorino romana cheese
  • ¼ cup gorgonzola cheese
  • Preheat oven at 375

Directions

  • Directions:
  • Cook the ground beef and sausage in a large pot over medium heat; drain
  • Add onion, green and red peppers cook with meat for 3-5 minutes.
  • Add garlic cook for 2 minutes
  • Add crushed and whole tomatoes. While cooking break the whole tomatoes
  • up into chunks.
  • Cook for 30 minutes on low heat
  • After 30 minutes add heavy cream and ricotta cheese
  • While this is cooking shred your cheese and mix them together
  • To assemble lasagna:
  • Ladle enough of the meat sauce into a 9x13 inch baking dish to cover the
  • bottom in a thin layer
  • Cover with noodles about 3 there will be space between the noodles its ok
  • Ladle more sauce over the noodles top with cheese mixture and repeat the
  • process until all noodles are gone
  • Once you are done top your lasagna with the rest of the cheese mixture
  • Place on a baking sheet in case of boil over and bake for 25 minutes
  • Remove the cover and bake another 10 minutes
  • Remove from oven and let it sit for 15 minutes before cutting

Notes

We love lasagna in our house so we are always trying new ways to make it.

We tried this and knew we had a winner!

Website Credit: http://semigoodcook.blogspot.com/

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