Family-Style Lasagna

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Dish type
Dinner
Serves
12
Ready in
1hr. 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 15 lasagna noodles
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound mild Italian sausage, casings removed if necessary
  • 2 medium yellow onions, diced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped garlic
  • 1 can (28oz) diced tomatoes
  • 1 jar (26oz) marinara sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Italian seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground black pepper
  • 2 pounds whole milk ricotta cheese
  • 4 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 cups shredded Parmesan cheese
  • Nonstick cooking spray

Directions

Prep Time
25 minutes
Cook Time
45 minutes
Ready in
1hr. 10 minutes
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Heat large covered saucepot of salted water to boiling over high heat. Add noodles and cook as label directs; rinse noodles under cold water and drain.
  2. Meanwhile, heat large saucepot over mediumhigh heat. Add ground beef and sausage, and cook 8 to 10 minutes or until browned.
  3. Add onions and garlic, and cook 4 minutes or until onions are soft. Add tomatoes, marinara sauce, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Heat to simmering and cook 10 minutes. In large bowl, combine ricotta cheese, 3 cups mozzarella cheese and 1¾ cups Parmesan cheese.
  4. Spray 13 x 9-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Spread 2 cups sauce into bottom of baking dish. Place 3 noodles over sauce, top with 5 of cheese mixture and 5 of the sauce. Repeat 4 more layers of noodles, cheese mixture and sauce; top with remaining 1 cup mozzarella cheese and ¼ cup Parmesan cheese
  5. Cover with foil; bake 45 minutes. Remove from oven and let stand 20 minutes before cutting.