Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Easy Pleasey Cheesey Lasagna
* 1 lb ground beef
* 1 2 cup bag of shredded Italian cheese blend cheese
* 1 cup of low moisture part skim shredded mozzarella cheese
* 1 15 oz container of part skim ricotta cheese
* 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
* 1 TBS chopped garlic
* 1 egg
* 1 24 oz JAR or spaghetti sauce
* 1 cup water
*12 lasagna noodles uncooked (do not need no bake noodles)
Preheat over to 350*F
Brown garlic and meat in large skillet.
While meat is cooking mix together 11/2 cups Italian cheese, 1/2 c mozzarella, ricotta cheese, egg, and parsley in a large bowl. Set aside.
Drain meat and return to skilled. ADD the spaghetti sauce. Add the water to the empty jar and close with lid. Shake the jar to get the remaining sauce out and pour everything in skillet. Stir well until blended.
SPREAD 1 cup of sauce on the bottom of 13x9 baking dish. Top with 3 lasagna noodles. Spread 1/3 cheese mix on top of the noodles and top with 1 cup of sauce. Repeat layers 2 more times. Top with remaining noodles, sauce, shredded cheese.
Cover pan with foil sprayed with cooking spray
Bake 1 hour. Remove foil after 45 minutes. If you want cheese to be browned you can broil for the last minute or so of cooking time.
Let lasagna sit for 15 minutes before serving.
I've been making this for several years and it is always a big hit! Serving this always means a whine free meal in my house. I modified this recipe from here