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Paula's Lasagna

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"Homemade sauce and lots of cheese!"

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  • PREP

    25 mins
  • COOK

    2 hrs
  • READY IN

    2 hrs 35 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Saute onion and garlic in hot oil until soft and translucent, 5 to 7 minutes. Add ground beef to onion mixture; cook and stir until beef is browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes. Stir salt, basil, oregano, rosemary, and ground black pepper into beef mixture.
  3. Whisk water and tomato paste together in a large bowl. Pour tomato paste mixture into beef mixture, bring to a simmer, and cook until sauce is slightly reduced and flavors blend, about 1 hour.
  4. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook lasagna in the boiling water, stirring occasionally until cooked through but firm to the bite, about 8 minutes. Rinse in cold water and drain.
  5. Measure out 1 cup mozzarella cheese and set aside.
  6. Spread about 1/3 the sauce in the bottom of a 9 1/2x15-inch baking dish. Arrange lasagna noodles in a single layer over the sauce, top with 1/2 the ricotta cheese, and 1/2 the remaining mozzarella cheese. Spread 1/3 the sauce over the cheese, top with remaining lasagna noodles, 1/2 the ricotta cheese, and 1/2 mozzarella cheese. Spread last 1/3 the sauce over the top.
  7. Bake lasagna in the preheated oven for 25 minutes. Sprinkle reserved 1 cup mozzarella cheese over the top. Bake until cheese is melted and lasagna is heated through and bubbling, about 15 minutes more. Cool for 10 minutes.
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May 04, 2014

This is a really good recipe. The sauce is mild, which is awesome. I followed the recipe and was very pleased. Will make again as it was a hit with others. I did add parm. cheese, because I'm addicted to it.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 475 kcal
  • 24%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 41.4 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol
  • 83 mg
  • 28%
  • Fat
  • 20.1 g
  • 31%
  • Fiber
  • 3.9 g
  • 15%
  • Protein
  • 33.7 g
  • 67%
  • Sodium
  • 1140 mg
  • 46%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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