Classic Homemade Lasagna: Family Tradition
Classic Homemade Lasagna: Family Tradition is a mouthwatering Italian dish that has been passed down through generations in our family. It’s the ultimate comfort food, perfect for Sunday family gatherings or special occasions. This lasagna recipe is a labor of love, and every bite is worth it.
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 onion, chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 can (29 ounces) tomato sauce
- 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 2 cups ricotta cheese
- 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
- 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 2 eggs
- 3 cups cooked lasagna noodles
- In a large skillet, cook the ground beef, onion, and garlic over medium heat until browned. Drain excess fat.
- Stir in the tomato sauce, tomato paste, basil, salt, and pepper. Simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- In a mixing bowl, combine the ricotta cheese, 1 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese, 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, and eggs.
- Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
- To assemble the lasagna, spread a layer of the meat sauce in the bottom of a 9×13-inch baking dish. Arrange a layer of noodles over the meat sauce. Spread a portion of the cheese mixture over the noodles. Repeat layers, ending with the cheese mixture on top.
- Sprinkle the remaining mozzarella and Parmesan cheese on top.
- Cover with aluminum foil and bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes. Then, remove the foil and bake for an additional 25 minutes until the lasagna is bubbly and golden brown.
- Let it stand for 15 minutes before serving. Enjoy your Classic Homemade Lasagna: Family Tradition!
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Yield: 8 servings
Classic Homemade Lasagna: Family Tradition is a beloved Italian recipe handed down through generations. Layers of pasta, rich meat sauce, and creamy cheese come together to create a comforting dish that’s perfect for family gatherings.
Nutrition: Calories: 420kcal, Carbohydrates: 25g, Protein: 30g, Fat: 23g, Saturated Fat: 12g, Cholesterol: 130mg, Sodium: 1150mg, Potassium: 662mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 6g, Vitamin A: 1090IU, Vitamin C: 12.9mg, Calcium: 401mg, Iron: 3.2mg
Classic Homemade Lasagna: Family Tradition is not just a meal; it’s a tradition that brings our family closer together. The layers of pasta, rich meat sauce, and creamy cheese filling create a harmony of flavors that’s simply irresistible. As you savor each bite, you’ll be transported to the heart of Italy, where family and food are celebrated. This lasagna recipe is a testament to the love and care that goes into preserving our family’s culinary heritage. So, gather your loved ones, follow this recipe, and start your own lasagna tradition today!