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Easy Lasagna Recipe, Step-By-Step

A white casserole dish with a cooked Easy Lasagna Recipe, Step-By-Step garnished with fresh parsley in the center.

It’s all in how you layer it! A meat lasagna made with jarred sauce and oven ready noodles that helps to get it on your table in no time.

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Ingredients

12 oven-ready lasagna noodles

2 cups ricotta cheese

2 eggs, beaten

4 teaspoons Italian seasoning

1/2 teaspoon sea salt

1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper

1/4 pound Italian pork sausage

3/4 pound ground beef

24 ounces jarred spaghetti sauce

1 cup water

1 pound mozzarella cheese, grated

1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated

Instructions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Soak oven-ready lasagna noodles covered with hot water layered in a shallow 9 x 13 casserole dish for 20 minutes.

Meanwhile, combine ricotta cheese, eggs, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper into a medium bowl, stir to combine and set aside.

Brown the ground meats in a large dutch oven then add the sauce and the water stirring to heat through, set aside.

Spray a deep dish 9 x 13 casserole dish with a non-stick cooking spray.

Layer 1/4 of sauce (a little more than 1 cup) into the bottom of the deep dish casserole, then a third of the noodles, half of the filling, another fourth of the sauce, half of the mozzarella cheese, another third of the noodles, remaining half of the filling, a fourth of the sauce, remaining half of mozzarella cheese,remaining third of the noodles, and remaining fourth of the sauce.

Sprinkle top with parmesan cheese.

Bake at 375 degrees for 50 minutes tightly covered with heavy aluminum foil then remove foil and bake for another 10 minutes. 

Let it rest some before slicing and serving.

Notes

Place lasagna dish on a cookie sheet while baking to catch any drippings to help keep your oven clean.

Keywords: Easy Lasagna

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