Meatball Lasagna

Meatball Lasagna

"Addella Thomas of Mt. Sterling, Illinois crumbles leftover meatballs into the homemade spaghetti sauce she uses in this cheesy lasagna. 'My family wants me to make this dish all the time. It goes over well at reunions, too,' she adds."
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1 h 20 m servings
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  1. In a large saucepan, combine the first 10 ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, cook lasagna noodles according to package directions; drain. Crumble meatballs into the sauce.
  2. In a small bowl, combine egg and ricotta cheese. Spoon 1 cup of the meat sauce into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish. Layer with half of the noodles, ricotta mixture, meat sauce, mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses. Repeat layers. Cover and bake at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes. Uncover; bake 5-10 minutes longer or until golden brown. Let stand for 15 minutes before cutting.

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We loved this! I just cut my meatballs into quarters & I actually used almost twice as many(I was trying to use up a huge bag of meatballs in the freezer). Fun twist on lasagna. I'll definately ...

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Lasagna was okay,poor flavor. I will not make again, I have made the "Worlds Best Lasagna" recipe from this site and although more work it is by far better tasting.

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Lasagna was okay,poor flavor. I will not make again, I have made the "Worlds Best Lasagna" recipe from this site and although more work it is by far better tasting.

We loved this! I just cut my meatballs into quarters & I actually used almost twice as many(I was trying to use up a huge bag of meatballs in the freezer). Fun twist on lasagna. I'll definately ...

This is our new favorite lasagna recipe. I made a double batch and put one in the freezer for later. It calls for a lot of meatballs I am going to use half of what it calls for next time. I actu...

I baked frozen meatballs for about 15 minutes while I made the sauce. Turned out pretty good.

Delicious! We will definitely be making this again.

Very good recipe! Used a food proccessor to crumble the meatballs. Used cottage cheese instead of ricotta. Also mixed egg and All cheeses together and plopped by the spoon full instead of lay...

Fabulous! Disclaimer: I ended up tweaking this recipe quite a bit and doubling it to freeze one, as I was on a mission to use up some ingred we had onhand (starting w/cocktail meatballs), so it ...

I picked this as the first dish I've EVER made by "myself." I can proudly say it went GREAT! I left out the onions because...well, I don't like them. Also, after some research I decided to add 8...

made this Recipe 2 days ago it was great... hubby love it, and so did I , yummy yummy. P.s some people commented that it had no taste , my recommendation is try the meat sauce if you feel the n...

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