Easy Simple Lasagna – I have been making this easy and simple lasagna recipe for years. It’s really one of those recipes that I just make off the top of my head now. And it’s a family favorite.
Easy simple Lasagnais one of those simple classics that everyone loves. It is so simple to make and who doesn’t love simple right?! I have been making this for years.
I always make my own sauce but you can use your favorite jarred sauce if you like. I usually make a big pot of sauce on a Sunday morning and let it simmer for hours. It always has the best flavor when it simmers and cooks slowly.
Easy Simple Lasagna is a perfect company dinner too. A big slice of lasagna with some meatballs. What is better than that?!
I usually serve it with a garden salad, and some nice crusty french bread. This also freezes very nicely if you happen to have any leftovers. Or better yet make 2 for one of those nights that you don’t feel like cooking.
Make this Easy Simple Lasagna today!
Easy Simple Lasagna
1 hr 15 mins
Course: Pasta, Reader Favorite
Servings: 8 servings
- 1 lb lasagna noodle cooked
- 2 16 ounce jars meatless sauce or make your own ( I make my own)
- 1 lb ricotta cheese
- 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
- 1 lb mozzarella cheese sliced thin
- 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
- 2 garlic cloves minced
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 2 eggs beaten
- 2 lbs ground beef
- 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
Cook lasagna noodles according to package directions or until tender but still firm.
Drain, keep warm.
Meanwhile, saute the ground beef, garlic and onion is a large heavy skillet or saucepan until beef is done.
Add sauce, salt, and Italian seasoning and mix well.
Simmer on low heat 12-15 minutes .
In a separate bowl, combine eggs and ricotta cheese.
Spoon some sauce on to a 9 x 12 or larger, baking pan.
Lay your first layer of noodles .
Then add a layer of the cooked beef , sauce, ricotta cheese and mozzarella cheese.
Add a second alternating layer of pasta, the meat sauce and cheese mixture.
Repeat until pan is almost full then top with more lasagna sauce.
Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and bake at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes , or till cheese is bubbly.
Allow to set for 10-20 minutes before cutting.
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