Updated: Nov 11, 2020
Ground beef? Bacon? Sausage?.....Say what!!?? Yes, all that yummy goodness in one pan, this hearty dish is a real crowd-pleaser.
What you'll need:
1 lb - ground beef, chicken or turkey
8 oz - beef smoked sausage (cut into bite sized pieces)
1/4 cup - cooked bacon or bacon bits
1 medium chopped onion
1 - 14.5 oz can of stewed tomatoes
1 - 6 oz can of tomato paste
1 - 8 oz can of tomato sauce
1 tbsp - minced garlic
2 - large eggs
1 - 8 oz box of "No boil" lasagna noodles
2 - cups of cottage or ricotta cheese
1 - 8oz bag of Shredded Mozzarella cheese
1 - 80z bag of shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 cup - parmesan cheese
1 tsp - black pepper
1 tsp - Lawry's seasoning salt
1 tsp - Italian seasoning
2 tsp - Fresh parsley (chopped)
Preheat oven to 375 degrees
Lightly oil lasagna baking pan with cooking spray
In a large skillet, over medium-high heat add 1 tbsp of olive oil, add ground beef and cook for about 5 minutes, then add sausage. Cook until ground beef is browned and you no longer see pink.
Drain fat from meat, then add tomato paste, stewed tomatoes and tomato sauce. Cover and simmer for about 15 minutes, stir occasionally.
In a large bowl, mix cottage or ricotta cheese, eggs, parmesan cheese, seasoning salt, pepper and parsley.
Spread a little of the meat sauce in the bottom of lasagna pan, Lay noodles in the pan overlapping just a little bit. Spread some of the cottage/ricotta cheese mixture over pasta, evenly sprinkle a mixture of the shredded cheeses, pour more meat sauce and sprinkle bacon bits. Repeat layering in same ordering, you should be able to get at least 3 to 4 layers. Sprinkle remaining cheese on top.
Bake in oven for about 35 minutes, until sauce is bubbling around the edges. Allow to stand for about 5-10 minutes before serving.
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