Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms, stepmom’s, grandmother’s, stand-in moms! You deserve a round of applause for all you do! And a great lasagna recipe to integrate into your meal rotation as well! Hope you are celebrating and CELEBRATED TODAY! This recipe is from Jen Reviews.
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- 1 lb ground beef or if you prefer, Italian sausage
- 1 package lasagna noodles approx. 12 noodles
- 1 – 1/2 lb grated mozzarella cheese
- 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
- 15 oz ricotta cheese
- 1 egg
- 3 cups fresh spinach
- 2 large cans crushed tomatoes
- 1 small onion
- 2-4 cloves garlic
- 1 green bell pepper
- 1 carrot optional
- 1 celery stick optional
- 1/2 zucchini optional
- fennel optional
- red pepper flakes optional
- olive oil
- Dice and sauté vegetables.
- Cook meat and add spices.
- Add tomato sauce and simmer.
- Prepare ricotta filling.
- Assemble lasagna.
- Cover and bake lasagna for 30 minutes.
- Remove foil and bake 15 more minutes.
- Remove from oven and allow to rest.