Spiced up 4 Cheese Lasagna

Spiced up 4 Cheese Lasagna

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Easy to make, delicious blend of ricotta, mozza, parmesan and cottage cheeses. leave out the chili powder if you don't want spice.


Meat Sauce
2 cans tomato sauce
1 can tomato paste
1 can mushrooms; pieces and stems
1/4 cup of each frozen corn/orange peppers; optional
1 tsp dried minced garlic
1/2 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp crushed red pepper
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp parsley
2 tsp chili powder
Cheese Mixture
3/4 + 1/4 cup parmesan; (save 1/4 cup for topping)
1 cup ricotta cheese
1 cup cottage cheese
1 1/2 + 1/2 cups grated mozzarella; (save 1/2 cup for topping)
1 egg
1/2 package lasagna noodles; (about 12 noodles)
1 pound ground beef

Original recipe makes 8 Servings



Meat Sauce:

In a large saucepan, combine tomato sauce, tomato paste, mushrooms and spices, keep simmering on minimum heat. Add onions/peppers/frozen corn if desired.

In a large frying pan, cook ground beef until brown.

Add ground beef to tomato sauce and continue simmering on low heat.

Boil approx 5L of water and add lasagna noodles, boiling for approx 10 min.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

While noodles are boiling, begin Cheese mixture:

In large bowl, combine:

3/4 cup parmesan,

1 cup ricotta,

1 cup cottage cheese

1 1/2 cups mozzarella

Beat egg and mix into cheese mixture.

In a small bowl combine:

1/4 cup parmesan

1/2 cup mozzarella

Rinse cooked noodles in strainer under hot water

In a 9X13 baking dish, layer as follows:

1. layer of meat sauce

2. layer of noodles

3.layer of large bowl cheese mixture.

repeat until pan is full or mixture is used up, final layer will be a layer of meat sauce.

once complete, cover lasagna evenly with smaller bowl cheese mixture

cover dish in tinfoil and bake for 45 minutes.

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