Recipe by Barilla
"Classic lasagna with layers of ricotta cheese, meat sauce, Parmigiano cheese and lasagna noodles makes a hearty family favorite."
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1 (16 ounce) box
Barilla® Wavy Lasagne
1 (15 ounce) container
grated Parmigiano cheese
Salt and black pepper to taste
1 (24 ounce) jar
Barilla® Meat Sauce
1 (12 ounce) package
frozen chopped spinach, thawed
1 (8 ounce) ball
fresh mozzarella, sliced thin
This was really good but next time I do think I will use fresh spinach, and a couple of real thin mozzarella slices to one of the other layers as well. Yep we like things cheesy around here.
Taking note of other reviews I made a few changes. For just myself and my husband I made 1/2 the recipe but used a full jar of Barilla's mushroom sauce with an added 1/2 lb. cooked ground beef. I'm glad I used the full jar for 1/2 recipe, otherwise I would have run short, which I was close to as it was. I chose the mushroom sauce since my DH likes mushrooms in his sauce (and I rarely add them to my homemade sauce) combined with other reviews stating the meat sauce was lacking in meat. I also used fresh spinach since I always have that on hand. Followed the rest of the recipe as stated and baked in a 11x7 pan. While I enjoy Barilla's pasta there was something about this recipe that neither my DH nor I cared for. I found the sauce a little sweet for my liking and the ricotta I chose wasn't smooth/creamy (could only find a store brand). Unfortunately, after our first helpings, the remaining lasagna got tossed, which is highly unusual in our house. I'll stick with my homemade sauce but will always rely on Barilla's lasagna noodles. They're always a winner.
I made this easy lasagna for a week night meal...I made individual portions so I could double the recipe and freeze for later! I will use fresh spinach next time, but otherwise this was a great meal!
I used a jar and a half of sauce. Added 3/4 lb. Italian sausage to the Barilla meat sauce because other reviewers suggested adding more meat to the recipe. This is a wonderful lasagna recipe that I would highly suggest you to try. Wonderful balance of flavors and textures.
I really enjoyed this but I had to make a few additions as my husband doesn't like jarred sauces. I added some garlic, red pepper flakes and some Italian sausage. We really enjoyed this and using a jarred sauce sure made it easier. Very good.
I loved this but used an extra jar of sauce & added cooked bulk Italian sausage. This will be a regular for me.
We enjoyed this simple, basic lasagna. I did add 12oz. of Italian sausage, browned, as we're real meat-eaters. I also needed additional sauce, about another half jar. The Barilla sauce is a little sweet for my taste, so next time, I would probably add additional seasoning - garlic, onion powder and some crushed red pepper flakes.
I never met a lasagna I didn't like. And today, I'm in LOVE! There's spinach in this recipe. No guilt! Used my Sur La Table cookware, so I could create the dish yesterday and bake it today! Turned out great! My neighbor had a big piece and he liked it, too!
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