Homemade Lasagna

We would like to thank our greatest neighbor on earth for sharing with us this bombing lasagna recipe (which is also her family’s recipe). 🙂

serves 8 – 10

1 lb Italian sausage
1 lb ground beef
1 clove garlic, minced
1 TBS dried basil
1 tsp salt
1 lb canned tomatoes
2 6 oz.-cans tomato paste
½ cup dry red wine/white wine
10 oz. box of lasagna noodles, dry

2 eggs
1 fresh lemon
3 cups ricotta cheese
½ cup Parmesan or Romano, grated
½ cup flat leaf parsley, chopped
1 tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper
1 lb mozzarella, thinly sliced

1. Brown ground beef, drain fat. Add sausage (remove from casing) drain fat. Add garlic, basil, salt, tomatoes (whole and paste), and wine. Simmer uncovered for about 30 mins.

2. In a bowl, beat eggs, add ricotta, parmesan (or romano) cheese, parsley, and juice of a fresh lemon. Blend add salt and pepper.

3. Assemble: Grease lasagna pan with butter, lay in lasagna noodle (1 layer). Spread cheese mixture. Lay in mozzarella. Lay in meat sauce. Lightly sprinkle parmesan. Add lasagna noodle. Repeat cheese, mozzarella, and meat sauce layer. Sprinkle parmesan and mozzarella on top.

4. Bake for 30 mins, 375ºF (190ºC). Cool for 15 minutes before serving

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