"When baking, follow directions. When cooking, go by your own taste."--Laiko Bahrs

Quick Lasagna Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Quick Lasagna, by , is from The Sgambati Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Liz Therrien
Added: Tuesday, April 8, 2008


1.25 lb mini rigatoni (Barilla is best)
2 lbs ricotta cheese
1- 8 oz bag shredded mozzarella
3 eggs
handful of Parmesan cheese
1/2 t pepper
2 t parsley flakes
1 t garlic powder
1- 10 oz. box frozen spinach, thawed (if vegetarian)
3 sausage links, cooked and minced (if using meat)
3- 4 c pasta sauce

~Cook pasta until just done. Drain.
~Meanwhile, combine ricotta, mozzarella, Parmesan, eggs, pepper, garlic powder and parsley flakes in large bowl. Add either spinach (which has been thawed and squeezed to remove the excess liquid) or the cooked sausage. Stir to combine.
~When pasta is done and has been drained, add it to the cheese mixture and stir to combine.
~In 13" x 9" baking dish, pour 1 cup sauce to coat bottom of pan (or a little more, if needed). Put half the pasta mixture in the pan on top of the sauce. Pour another cup of sauce on top of pasta mixture and spread evenly to coat (more may be needed). Add second layer of pasta and cover again with sauce.
~Cover with wax paper and aluminum foil. Bake at 350 for one hour.




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!