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Lasagna with Italian Sausage

Lasagna with Italian Sausage

Ingredients

2 lbs of Italian sausage (1lb hot and 1lb sweet)
1/4 cup olive oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 (28oz) can of Italian tomatoes
1 (8oz) can of tomato sauce
1 (6oz) can of tomato paste
1 tsp of kosher salt
1 tsp fresh cracked black pepper
2 tsp oregano
2 tsp basil
2 tsp sugar
1 (15oz) containers of Ricotta cheese
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 large eggs
3 cups Mozzarella cheese
8 (oz) of lasagna noodles
This is Italian comfort food at it’s best.
  • In a sauce pan using medium heat add the olive oil and cook the sausage and garlic, breaking the sausage apart with a wooden spoon. About 6 minutes.
  • Stir in the tomatoes, sauce, paste, salt sugar, oregano,basil and pepper.
  • Simmer for 30 minutes and then set aside to cool.
  • While the sauce cools, preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cook the noodles according to package directions. (aldente)
  • Drain well and toss with a bit of olive oil to prevent sticking.
  • Keep warm and cover until they are ready to use.
  • Combine the ricotta cheese, Parmesan and eggs.
  • Spoon 1/2 cup of the cooled tomato sauce into a 9×13 pan.
  • Add a layer of noodles, half of the ricotta mixture, 1 cup of the mozzarella cheese.
  • Repeat  and top with the remaining cup of mozzarella cheese.
  • Bake at 350 for about 40 minutes.
  • Let cool slightly, then cut into squares.

Servings

8

Prep

20 min

Cook

40 min

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Skill Level

Easy