Grandma's Lasagna Recipe

Grandma's Lasagna is a classic Italian dish that is loved by all. This homemade lasagna recipe is made with layers of tender pasta, rich meat sauce, creamy ricotta cheese, and gooey melted mozzarella. It is a comforting and satisfying meal that is perfect for family gatherings or special occasions. Grandma's secret ingredient and slow-cooked sauce make this lasagna extra flavorful and delicious. Serve this hearty dish with a side of garlic bread and a fresh salad for a complete Italian feast!

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40minstotal
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Ingredients for Grandma's Lasagna Recipe

  • 0.08 pound Ground Beef
  • 1/25 pound Italian Sausage
  • 0.08 Onion, Diced
  • 1/4 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 0.08 can Tomato Sauce
  • 0.08 can Crushed Tomatoes
  • 0.17 tablespoon Tomato Paste
  • 0.08 teaspoon Sugar
  • 0.08 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • 1/25 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/50 teaspoon Pepper
  • 0.17 cup Ricotta Cheese
  • 0.08 Large Egg
  • 0.17 tablespoon Chopped Fresh Parsley
  • 1 Lasagna Noodles, Cooked According To Package Instructions
  • 1/4 cup Shredded Mozzarella Cheese

Directions: Grandma's Lasagna Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • STEP 2.In a large skillet, cook the ground beef and Italian sausage over medium heat until browned. Drain any excess fat.
  • STEP 3.Add the onion and garlic to the skillet and cook until softened.
  • STEP 4.Stir in the tomato sauce, crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, sugar, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper.
  • STEP 5.Simmer the sauce for 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
  • STEP 6.In a separate bowl, combine the ricotta cheese, egg, parsley, salt, and pepper.
  • STEP 7.Spread a thin layer of the meat sauce in the bottom of a greased baking dish.
  • STEP 8.Layer lasagna noodles, meat sauce, ricotta mixture, and mozzarella cheese, repeating until all ingredients are used.
  • STEP 9.Cover the baking dish with foil and bake for 30 minutes.
  • STEP 10.Remove the foil and bake for an additional 15 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • STEP 11.Let the lasagna cool for a few minutes before serving.
  • STEP 12.Serve Grandma's lasagna with garlic bread and a fresh salad for a complete meal.

Cooking Tips

  • You can use a combination of ground beef and Italian sausage or substitute with ground turkey or chicken for a lighter version.
  • For a vegetarian lasagna, omit the meat and add sautéed vegetables like mushrooms, zucchini, and bell peppers.
  • To make ahead, assemble the lasagna and refrigerate overnight. Increase the baking time by 10-15 minutes if baking from cold.

Storage and Serving

  • Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, cover the lasagna with foil and bake in the oven at 350°F (175°C) until warmed through.
  • Serve Grandma's lasagna as a main dish with a side of garlic bread and a fresh salad.
Nutrition
value
296
calories per serving
16 g Fat25 g Protein14 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    16g
  • Protein
    25g
  • Carbs
    14g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    14g
  • Protein
    25g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

Fats

  • Fat
    16g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    408mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    318mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    72mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    9mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    36mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    378mg
  • Selenium
    24mcg
  • Zinc
    4mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp