4 Cheese Lasagna with Meat Sauce

There is truly nothing better than cozying up with a big plate of lasagna! This lasagna recipe is actually my boyfriends and it is one of my favourite dishes that he makes. This recipe can be made meatless – you just can omit the ground beef from the sauce or use a plant-based substitute! Enjoy! xx

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4 Cheese Lasagna with Meat Sauce

The best lasagna recipe!

  • 1 package oven ready lasagna sheets
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 container ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup Italian parsley (chopped)
  • 2-3 leaves fresh basil (chopped )
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • 1 package mozzarella cheese (shredded)
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese (freshly grated)
  • 1 cup Grana Padano cheese (freshly grated)
  • 1 package lean ground beef
  • splash dry red wine
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 can tomato sauce (or 1 can of crushed tomatoes)
  • 1 clove garlic (chopped)
  • salt & pepper
  1. 1.  Preheat oven to 350F degrees. Add 2 tbsp olive oil to a large baking dish.

  2. 2. Heat 2 tbsp olive oil & chopped garlic in a medium sauce pan over medium heat. Add in ground beef and tomato sauce. Add in sugar, salt & pepper, chopped basil and a splash of dry wine. Turn the heat to a low simmer and let simmer for 1 hour.

  3. 3. In a medium bowl, mix together ricotta, 1 beaten egg, 1/4 cup grated Parmesan, salt & pepper and parsley.

  4. 4. Cover the bottom of a large baking dish with a thin layer of the meat sauce. Cover with 3 noodles placed side-by-side. Top with 1/4 cup of the ricotta cheese mixture, and 1/2 cup of tomato sauce. Top with shredded mozzarella cheese, Parmesan & grana padano. Repeat to make 2 more layers. For the last layer, add parsley on top.

  5. 5. Bake covered for 35-40 minutes. For the last minutes uncover lasagna and bake. Remove from oven and let sit for 10 minutes before serving. Enjoy!


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