Family-Style Lasagna

Gather the family around the dinner table and enjoy this hearty lasagna tonight!

Family-Style Lasagna

Prep: 25 minutes plus standing • Bake: 45 minutes
Serves: 12

      • 15 lasagna noodles
      • 1 pound ground beef
      • 1 pound Our Family mild Italian sausage
      • 2 medium yellow onions, diced
      • 2 tablespoons chopped garlic
      • 1 can (28 ounces) Our Family diced tomatoes
      • 1 jar (26 ounces) marinara sauce
      • 2 tablespoons Italian seasoning
      • 2 teaspoons Our Family salt
      • 2 teaspoons Our Family ground black pepper
      • 2 pounds Our Family whole milk ricotta cheese
      • 4 cups Our Family shredded mozzarella cheese
      • 2 cups Our Family shredded Parmesan cheese
      • Our Family nonstick cooking spray
    1. Preheat oven to 350°. Heat large covered saucepot of salted water to boiling over high heat. Add noodles and cook as label directs; rinse noodles under cold water and drain.
    2. Meanwhile, heat large saucepot over medium-high heat. Add ground beef and sausage, and cook 8 to 10 minutes or until browned.
    3. Add onions and garlic, and cook 4 minutes or until onions are soft. Add tomatoes, marinara sauce, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Heat to simmering and cook 10 minutes. In large bowl, combine ricotta cheese, 3 cups mozzarella cheese and 1-3/4 cups Parmesan cheese.
    4. Spray 13 x 9-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Spread 2 cups sauce into bottom of baking dish. Place 3 noodles over sauce, top with 1/5 of the sauce. Repeat 4 more layers of noodles, cheese mixture and sauce; top with remaining 1 cup mozzarella cheese and 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese.
    5. Cover with foil; bake 45 minutes. Remove from oven and let stand 20 minutes before cutting.

Approximate nutritional values per serving:
667 Calories, 41g Fat (21g Saturated), 127mg Cholesterol, 1239mg Sodium, 37g Carbohydrates, 3g Fiber, 39g Protein