TWO SAUCE LASAGNA

 

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Ingredients

  • 6 lasagna strips, cooked al dente
  • Bechamel Sauce
  • 4 c milk
  • 1 med onion, sliced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 8 whole cloves
  • 6 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/2 c flour
  • salt & pepper
  • Meat Sauce
  • 1/4 c olive oil
  • 2 med onion, chopped
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 lb ground pork
  • 2 cans stewed tomatoes
  • 2 cans tomato paste
  • 3/4 beef broth
  • 1 heaping tsp oregano
  • 1 heaping tsp basil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 lb mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 3/4 c Parmesan cheese, grated

Directions

  • 6 lasagna strips, cooked al dente
  • Bechamel Sauce
  • 4 c milk
  • 1 med onion, sliced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 8 whole cloves
  • 6 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/2 c flour
  • salt & pepper
  • Meat Sauce
  • 1/4 c olive oil
  • 2 med onion, chopped
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 lb ground pork
  • 2 cans stewed tomatoes
  • 2 cans tomato paste
  • 3/4 beef broth
  • 1 heaping tsp oregano
  • 1 heaping tsp basil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 lb mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 3/4 c Parmesan cheese, grated
  • To make the Bechamel Sauce:
  • Pour milk into medium saucepan. Add onion, bay leaves, and cloves. Scald milk over medium heat, remove from heat, cover, and allow to infuse for 10 minutes. Strain milk.
  • In medium saucepan, melt 4 tbsp butter over medium-low heat. Stir in the flour and cook until smooth and bubbly, 1-2 minutes. Gradually stir in the milk. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cover and simmer over low heat, stirring occasionally, for about 15 minutes.
  • Remover from heat and whisk in remaining 2 tbsp of butter.
  • To make the Meat Sauce:
  • Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and cook until softened. Add meats and cook until browned.
  • Add tomatoes, paste, stock, oregano, basil, garlic, and salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a simmer, then reduce heat to low, and continue to simmer for about an hour.
  • Preheat over to 350 degrees.
  • Layer the lasagna in a 9 x 13 pan, in the order listed, starting from the bottom up:
  • 1/3 meat sauce
  • 1/3 Bechamel sauce
  • 1/2 mozzarella and Parmesan
  • 1/2 lasagna
  • 1/3 meat sauce
  • 1/3 Bechamel sauce
  • 1/2 lasagna
  • 1/3 meat sauce
  • 1/3 Bechamel sauce
  • 1/2 mozzarella and Parmesan
  • Bake until the top is golden brown, about 45 minutes.

Notes

Categories: Main Dish  Misc. One Dish  Oven  Pasta 

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