Rating: 4.5 stars
105 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 66
  • 4 star values: 28
  • 3 star values: 6
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 2

Homemade Italian Lasagna, made with homemade sauce, and filled with ricotta cheese, Italian sausage, and lots of cheese. Serve with crusty Italian bread.

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Ingredients

15
Original recipe yields 15 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Brown bacon and onion in a large pan over medium heat. Stir in fennel seed, 1 teaspoon oregano, Italian seasoning, and tomato sauce. Cover, and simmer on low for 4 to 6 hours, or until thick.

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  • Brown sausage links in a large skillet. Drain on paper towels. Cut into 1 inch pieces.

  • Mix together ricotta cheese, egg, milk, parsley, and 1 teaspoon oregano in a medium bowl.

  • Layer 1 cup of sauce on the bottom of a 9 x 13 inch pan. Layer with 1/3 uncooked lasagna noodles, 1/2 ricotta cheese mixture, 1/2 sausage pieces, 1/3 mozzarella, and 1/2 provolone cheese. Top with 1/3 sauce. Repeat layers. Top with remaining 1/3 noodles. Spread remaining sauce over the top, and sprinkle with remaining 1/3 mozzarella cheese.

  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 1/2 hours.

Nutrition Facts

755 calories; protein 40.2g; carbohydrates 34.4g; fat 51g; cholesterol 156.1mg; sodium 1701.9mg. Full Nutrition
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