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Lasagna Recipe

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Cynthia Chesler


1 box oven ready lasagna noodles
1 pound ground beef
1 pkg of chopped frozen spinach, defrosted and drained
1 container ricotta cheese
1 450 g pkg mozzarella cheese, grated
2 gloves of garlic finely grated
1 onion chopped finely
1 398 ml can of tomato sauce
1 680 ml can of tomato sauce
1/2 teaspoon oregano
1/2 teaspoon basil
Salt and pepper
Parmesan cheese

Preheat oven to 350
Brown ground beef. Add onion, garlic,oregano, basil and large can of tomato sauce. Mix well.
Add drained spinach, mix well. Add ricotta cheese, mix well.
To assemble, spread small can of tomato sauce in bottom of 9 x 13 oven pan.
Place lasagna noodles to cover bottom (uses 5 noodles).
Spread 1/3 of meat mixture over noodles. Cover this with 1/3 of grated mozzarella cheese.
Grate some Parmesan over this.
Repeat two more times so that there are 3 layers. (Noodles, meat mixture, cheeses X 3)
Sprinkle top with some parsley. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 30 minutes.
Uncover lasagna and bake for 15 minutes more,
Let sit for 10 minutes before cutting.

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1/2 hour plus cooking time
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
You can buy the tomato sauce with onions and spices included, if you do skip the addition of onion, oregano and basil. Still add garlic.




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