What Is a Recipe for Homemade Lasagna?


Quick Answer

Food Network has a simple and easy to follow recipe for homemade lasagna that uses a homemade meat sauce. This recipe yields 12 to 16 servings.

Continue Reading
What Is a Recipe for Homemade Lasagna?
Credit: benjaminjk iStock Getty Images

Full Answer

To make Food Network's recipe, first make the meat sauce. In a saucepan, heat 2 tablespoons oil. In a bowl, combine 1/3 pound ground beef, 1/3 pound ground veal and 1/3 pound ground pork. Season with salt and pepper. Brown the meat for four to six minutes. Add 2 cups finely chopped onions, 1/2 cup finely chopped celery and 1/2 cup finely chopped carrots. Season with salt and pepper, and add 2 tablespoons chopped garlic and 2 28-ounce cans of tomatoes. Cook, and add 1 small can tomato paste and 4 cups beef stock in addition 2 sprigs fresh thyme, 2 bay leaves, 2 teaspoons oregano, 2 teaspoons basil and a pinch of crushed red pepper. Bring to a boil, and let simmer for two hours.

To make the lasagna, in a bowl, combine 2 cups fresh ricotta, 8 ounces grated Provolone, 8 ounces grated Mozzarella and 8 ounces grated Romano. Add 1 egg, 1/4 cup milk, 1 tablespoon basil, 1 tablespoon chopped garlic, and salt and pepper. Spread 2 1/2 cups meat sauce on the bottom of a lasagna dish, followed by one-quarter of the cheese mixture, 1/4 package of dried lasagna noodles and another quarter of the cheese mixture. Repeat with the rest of the ingredients, and bake for 45 minutes.

Learn more about Cooking
Related Videos

Related Questions