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Viral 5 Layer Lasagna with Meat Sauce

Yields1 Serving

 1 package oven ready lasagna noodles
 ¼ cup olive oil
 1 container ricotta cheese
 ¼ cup Italian parsley, chopped
 1 egg, beaten
 1 package shredded mozzarella cheese
 1 cup Grana Padano cheese, grated
 1 cup parmesan, grated
Meat Sauce
 1 package lean ground beef
 splash of dry red wine
 1 can tomato sauce
 1 clove garlic, chopped
 salt & pepper

Preheat oven to 350F degrees. Add 2 tbsp olive oil to a large baking dish. 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 and a splash of dry wine. Turn the heat to a low simmer and let simmer for 1 hour.


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


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.


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!