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This recipe for LASAGNA, by , is from Mary Jo's Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Mary Jo Creevy
Added: Wednesday, November 5, 2008


1/2 pound Italian sausages
1/2 pound ground beef
1 clove garlic, minced
1 T. dried oregano
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 c. dry red wine (optional)
1 (16 oz. jars spaghetti sauce
1 (6 oz.) can tomato paste
1 (16 oz.) pkg. lasagna
2 eggs, slightly beaten
2 c. Ricotta cheese (cottage cheese)
1/2 c. grated Parmesan cheese
2 T. parsley flakes
Dash ground black pepper
1 pound mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced

Brown meats; drain excess fat. Add garlic, oregano, 1/2 tsp. salt and wine. Simmer 3-5 minutes. Stir in spaghetti sauce and tomato paste. Cook, stirring occasionally 10-15 minutes.

Drop lasagna into boiling water to which 2 T. salt have been added. Boil for 5 minutes, stir, drain and chill in cold water.

Combine eggs, Ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, parsley and pepper.

In greased 9 x 13 pan, arrange layer of lasagna, spread with layer of cheese mixture, layer of meat sauce and layer of sliced mozzarella. Repeat until all ingredients are used. (Save enough of the sauce to pour over top). Finish with a layer of mozzarella cheese.

Bake in 350 oven for 30 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving




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