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Lasagna Recipe

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This recipe for Lasagna, by , is from Berkwood Hedge School Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Meegan Wyatt
Added: Friday, May 1, 2009


1 lb lean sirloin
1 lb Italian sausage (optional)
1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1 clove garlic
3 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
1 tbsp. chopped fresh basil leaves
1 tsp. sugar
1 can (16 oz) whole tomatoes, undrained
1 can (15 oz) tomato sauce
12 uncooked lasagna noodles
1 container (15 oz) ricotta cheese
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
1 tbsp. chopped fresh oregano leaves
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

1. Cook sirloin and sausage, onion and garlic in a large skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally until no longer pink
2. Stir in 2 tbsp. of the parsley, basil, sugar, tomatoes and tomato sauce, breaking up the whole tomatoes. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally; reduce heat to low. Simmer uncovered about 45 min. or until sauce is thickened.
3. Heat oven to 350. Cook and drain lasagna noodles as directed on package
4. Mix ricotta cheese, 1/4 cup of Parmesan cheese, remaining 1 tbsp. parsley and the oregano together. Set aside.
5. Spread 1 cup of the sauce mixture in ungreased rectangular baking dish. Top with 4 noodles. Spread 1 cup of the cheese mixture over noodles; spread with 1 cup of the sauce mixture. Sprinkle with a handful of the mozzarella cheese. Repeat with 4 noodles, the remaining cheese mixture, 1 cup of sauce mixture and 2/3 mozzarella cheese. Top with remaining noodles and sauce mixture. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella cheese and remaining 1/4 cup of parmesan cheese.
6. Cover with foil and bake 30 minutes. Uncover and bake about 15 minutes longer or until hot and bubbly. Let stand 15 minutes before serving.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
My mother has made this lasagna for me ever since I can remember. It's the one dish I can almost prepare exactly like she does. Whenever I have a family gathering, I make a couple of these lasagnas as we all love comfort food!

From Chia Wyatt's Aunt




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