About 25 minutes of preparation time is needed for a quality meat lasagna. About 1 hour and 40 minutes of cook time is needed for this dish.
Some of the ingredients needed for meat lasagna are 1 1/2 pounds of ground beef chuck, 1 pound Italian sausage, 1 onion and 2 cloves of garlic. To make lasagna, meat sauce, cheese mixture and sheets of pasta are layered and topped with sauce and mozzarella cheese. The lasagna is then placed in the oven to bake. Lasagna varies widely from region to region in Italy and is made with an array of ingredients, including fish and pesto.