Traditional Lasagna

I am not sure what it is about lasagna.. It is my favorite comfort food. I mean who does not love lasagna? Well I can name one person but Ill keep that a secret for now. This lasagna is very simple and is a easy mid week meal.


Recipe as follows:


  • 1 LB ground beef
  • 2 2/1 cups shredded low moisture mozzarella cheese
  • 1 15 oz container ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 Jar of your favorite pasta sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 8 oven ready lasagna noodles


1. Pre-heat oven to 350°F.

2. Brown meat in large skillet on medium-high heat. Meanwhile, mix 1-1/4 cups mozzarella, ricotta, 1/4 cup Parmesan, parsley and egg until blended.

3. Drain meat; return to skillet, add in pasta sauce, Adding 1 cup water to empty sauce jar.Stir until blended. Pour 1 cup meat sauce onto bottom of 13×9-inch baking dish topping with layers of 3 lasagna noodles, 1/3 of the ricotta cheese mixture and 1 cup meat sauce. Repeat layers twice. Top with remaining noodles, meat sauce and cheeses. Cover with foil and bake about 1 hour. Remove foil and bake another 25 minutes until sauce is bubble and cheese it browned. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting and serving

Enjoy!! xoxo.

Recipe Source:  adapted from Barilla Pasta box 


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