Classic Beef Lasagna Recipe: Layers of Comfort



Classic Beef Lasagna Recipe: Layers of Comfort

Dive into the heartwarming goodness of our Classic Beef Lasagna. With each forkful, you’re treated to layers of tender pasta, rich tomato sauce, savory beef, and velvety cheese. This timeless recipe has been cherished for generations, and it’s the epitome of comfort food that brings families together.

Ingredients

  • 12 lasagna noodles
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes
  • 2 cups ricotta cheese
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Cook the lasagna noodles according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, brown the ground beef over medium heat. Add chopped onions and garlic, and cook until onions are translucent.
  3. Pour in the crushed tomatoes, basil, oregano, salt, and pepper. Simmer for 20 minutes.
  4. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  5. In a bowl, combine ricotta cheese, half of the mozzarella, and half of the Parmesan.
  6. Assemble the lasagna: Spread a thin layer of meat sauce in a baking dish. Top with lasagna noodles, then a layer of the cheese mixture. Repeat these layers, finishing with a final layer of meat sauce on top.
  7. Sprinkle the remaining mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses over the top.
  8. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 25 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for an additional 25 minutes until the cheese is golden and bubbly.
  9. Let the lasagna cool for a few minutes before slicing and serving.

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

A classic beef lasagna recipe featuring layers of pasta, rich meat sauce, and creamy cheese. Perfect for gatherings and comfort cravings.

Nutrition information: Calories: 380, Fat: 18g, Carbohydrates: 30g, Protein: 25g

Immerse yourself in the delightful symphony of flavors and textures that our Classic Beef Lasagna offers. The soft pasta layers, combined with the robust meat sauce and the indulgent cheese, create a harmony that’s both satisfying and heartwarming. Whether it’s a festive occasion or a simple family dinner, this lasagna brings a touch of comfort to every bite, making cherished memories around the dinner table.

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