Thursday, August 23, 2012

Restaurant Style Lasagna Recipes

Ingredients

  • 9 lasagna noodles
  • 2 1/2 cups ricotta cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 eggs, beaten
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  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons white sugar
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 (6.5 ounce) cans tomato sauce

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add lasagna noodles and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. To make filling- Combine in a bowl: ricotta cheese, mozzarella, parmesan and eggs.
  4. To make sauce- In a skillet, brown the ground beef until cooked through; drain grease. Combine in skillet, browned ground beef, oregano, basil, garlic powder, sugar, salt, pepper and tomato sauce. Heat through and stir.
  5. In a 9x13 inch pan, alternate layers of cooked lasagna noodles, sauce, and filling, making 3 layers total. If desired, top with more mozzarella cheese. Bake for 40 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting.