Author: Simple Foodie



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Lasagna Recipe. Layers and layers of sauce, pasta, and oozing cheese. A great family dish.


olive oil 1/3 cup
yellow onion 3
plum tomatoes - canned 12 cups drained
salt 1 Tbsp
black pepper 1 tsp
ricotta cheese 2 cups
egg 1
Parmesan cheese 2 Tbsps grated
basil (fresh) 1 Tbsp chopped
nutmeg 1/4 tsp
unsalted butter 2 Tbsps
mozzarella cheese 1 lb grated
Lasagna Noodles
water 16 cups
lasagna 1 lb
Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup grated


  1. In a saucepan heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion and sauté until translucent. Add plum tomatoes, salt and black pepper. Bring to a boil and lower to a simmer. Cook uncovered for 30 minutes.
  3. In a bowl combine the ricotta cheese, egg, Parmesan cheese, basil, salt, black pepper, and nutmeg. Stir well.
  4. Bring the water to a boil over high heat. Add the lasagna noodles and boil for 10 to 12 minutes. Drain the water.
  5. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
  6. Using the butter grease a 9 x 11 baking dish. Take 3/4 cup of tomato sauce and pour on the bottom of the baking dish.
  7. Place 3 lasagna noodles on top of the sauce. Spread 1/3 of cup of ricotta cheese mixture on top of the lasagna noodles. Spread 3/4 cup of tomato sauce on top of the cheese mixture. Sprinkle with 1/3 cup of the grated mozzarella. Repeat the layers to the top.
  8. On the last layer top with the grated Parmesan cheese.
  9. Place the lasagna in the preheat oven and bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Allow to sit for 5 minutes before serving.


1 Lasagna can feed 6 to 10 people depending on how large you slice it.