How to make it

  • FOR THE LASAGNA: First you want to cook lasagna
  • Drain and put aside.
  • Now cook the Italian sausage in a skillet cut thin and then put this aside.
  • Now you can cook the ground beef and ground pork in a skillet, drain off grease.
  • Next you can add in the onion and garlic to the ground meat, stir and cook approx. 5 minutes.
  • Then add in the sugar, salt, basil, fennel seeds, pepper and the Marinara sauce and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Now while your mixture is simmering, add a large bowl the eggs, Ricotta cheese, and parsley. Mix.
  • Now reheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Take a baking dish and spray the bottom with Pam.
  • Now spoon in a layer of 1/3 of the meat sauce.
  • Then add a layer of1/3 of the lasagna pasta (overlapping each strip of pasta with the other).
  • Next add a layer 1/3 of the Ricotta mixture.
  • Then add a layer 1/3 c.of the sliced olives and 1/3 c. of the sliced Italian sausage.
  • Then you can add a layer 1/3 c. of the sliced mushrooms.
  • Then layer 1/3 c. of the Mozzarella and 1/3 c. of the Parmesan.
  • You will continue this process until finished..
  • Add aluminum foil, and then bake for 25 minutes.
  • Now you want to remove foil and bake, uncovered, approx. 25 minutes.
  • Then you ca remove from oven and allow to sit and sit about 10 minutes before cutting.
  • For Saurce: First you want to add the Hunts chunky crushed tomatoes and Hunts tomato paste into your favorite pot.
  • Now add in the extra-virgin olive oil to the pot.
  • Next slice the cloves of garlic crosswise into either halves or thirds or pieces, and add them into the pot.
  • Now dice the shallot, and dump that into the pot.
  • Next you want to add the rest of the ingredients, and stir to mix well with a large long handled wooden spoon.
  • Don't strain this.
  • Now put a lid on the pot and cook on medium flame stirring approx. 10 minutes for about an hour or until it bubbles and is completely heated throughout.
  • This can now simmer, and simmer stirring about every 10 or 15 minutes to keep from burning or sticking to the bottom of the pot for 1 or 2 hours.
  • Add to lasagna.

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  • petunia97 11 years ago
    I absolutely love lasagna! great recipe...
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  • chitowncook 12 years ago
    this is the first recipe iv seen where i got hungry by the time i finished reading.
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  • itsjustjuwah 12 years ago
    Sounds Delicious!
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  • wellfedgirl 12 years ago
    Sorry, tried it and found it really heavy and too acidic from all the tomatoe.
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  • pintobean 13 years ago
    I bet you need a wheelbarrow to carry that thing !! Can't wait to try.
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