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Old Fashioned Lasagna Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Heather Zollinger
Added: Thursday, July 30, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pkg lasagna, uncooked
1 lb. ground beef
2 c. spaghetti sauce
1 3/4 c. (15 oz) ricotta cheese
2 c.. (8 oz) shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
2 tbsp. grated parmesan cheese
1 egg
2 tsp. dried parsley flakes
salt & pepper to taste

Directions:
Directions:
Cook pasta according to pkg directions, drain. Lay flat on foil to cool. Heat oven to 350. In large skillet, brown meat; drain. stir in spaghetti sauce. In medium bowl, stir together ricotta cheese, 1 c. mozzarella, Parmesan cheese, egg, and seasonings.
In 13X9X2 baking dish, spread 1/2 c. meat sauce; place 3 pasta pieces lengthwise over sauce. Spread one-half ricotta mixture over pasta; cover with 1 c. meat sauce. Repeat layers of pasta, ricotta mixture, and meat sauce. Top with remaining pasta, meat sauce, and mozzarella cheese. Cover with foil, and bake for 30 min.; remove foil, bake additional 15 minutes longer, or until hot and bubbly.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10-12 servings

 

 

 

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