How to make it

  • MEATBALLS: In a bowl, whisk together egg, bread crumbs, 1/4c water, oregano, salt and pepper; mix in beef. Shape into small meatballs. Bake on foil lined rimmed baking sheets in 400F oven about 12 minutes.
  • SAUCE: In a large saucepan, over medium heat. Fry onions, garlic, carrot, celery, seasoning, stir occasionally until onions are softened, about 5 minutes.
  • Add tomato paste and canned tomatoes, bring to a boil; lower heat and simmer for about 45 minutes.
  • Add meatballs, simmer about 10 minutes more.
  • BECHAMEL: Melt butter in a heavy saucepan; whisk in flour and stir constantly about 1 minute. slowly add milk 1/2c at a time whisking constantly. Cook until thickened about 12-15 minutes.
  • Whisk in ricotta parmesan and seasoning.
  • Prepare noodles if boiling
  • Spread 1c of the sauce in a 9x13 baking dish. Top with 1/3 of the noodles; spread with 1/3 of the sauce, then half the Bechamel. Starting with noodles repeat layers once. Top with remaining noodles then sauce. Sprinkle with cheeses.
  • Cover with foil and bake at 375F for 20 minutes. Uncover and bake another 20-25 minutes. Let stand before serving.

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  • lexi_442 5 years ago
    Yummy, sounds great!
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    " It was excellent "
    dolphin80 ate it and said...
    sounds really yummy i will be trying this one my partner and 3 year old love lasagna thanks for the idea
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