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Lasagna With Meat Sauce Recipe

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This recipe for Lasagna With Meat Sauce, by , is from Mystic Maidens of the Crescent Moon Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Barbie Brown
Added: Wednesday, September 14, 2005


2 (6 oz.) cans tomato paste
1/2 lb. ground round
1/2 lb. Italian sausage (remove casing)
1 small chopped onion
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp dried basil
3 T. oil
6 cans water
Salt and pepper to taste

1 (1 lb.) pkg. lasagna noodles

Ricotta Filling:
2 lb. Ricotta cheese
1/2 cup grated Italian cheese
2 beaten eggs
2 T. chopped parsley
1/2 lb. Mozzarella cheese

Sauté onion in oil; add meats; brown lightly. Add tomato paste; cook 10 minutes., stirring constantly. Add 6 cans of water; gradually bring to a boil; add salt and basil. Cook 1 hour or until thickened. Mix Ricotta cheese, eggs, cheese, and parsley; blend until smooth. In a 9" x 13" baking pan, spoon some sauce in bottom of pan. Place layer of cooked lasagna; top with 1/2 of Ricotta mixture, then layer of meat sauce, next, layer of sliced or grated Mozzarella cheese; repeat. Last, spoon sauce over top. Sprinkle with grated cheese. Bake at 375 for about 1/2 hour.




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