Cooking authentic Italian Lasagna recipes has become quite rare. Lasagna, being quite a versatile dish, translates into everybody experimenting with the Italian cuisine. While lasagna experimentation usually works out well, it’s a good idea to know how to make traditional Italian lasagna as well.
pound sweet Italian sausage pound lean ground chicken cup minced onion 1 crushed clove of garlic 1 can of tomato paste 1 can of tomato sauce cup water 1 tablespoon sugar teaspoon dry basil teaspoon fennel seeds teaspoon Italian seasoning tablespoon salt Pinch of ground black pepper 2 tablespoon chopped parsley 6 lasagna noodles 8 ounces ricotta cheese egg teaspoon salt pound sliced mozzarella cheese cup grated Parmesan cheese
1.Cook the sausage, ground beef, onion, and garlic over medium heat until it’s completely browned.
2. Add the crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, tomato sauce and water.
3.Season with sugar, basil, fennel seeds, Italian seasoning, 1 tablespoon salt, pepper, and 2 tablespoons parsley. Stir well until it’s mixed thoroughly. Now simmer the mixture after covering for an hour. Stir occasionally.
4.Cook the lasagna in boiling water till al dente. Drain the cooked lasagna and rinse with cold water.
5.Mix the ricotta cheese with an egg, remaining parsley, and salt in a separate bowl.
6.Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
7.In a baking dish spread some of the meat sauce at the bottom of a baking dish. Arrange 3 lasagna noodles lengthwise over meat sauce. Spread a half of the ricotta cheese mixture on top of the lasagna noodles and a third of mozzarella cheese slices. Spoon some more meat sauce over the mozzarella layer and put some of the Parmesan cheese on top.
8.Repeat the layering and top with remaining mozzarella and Parmesan cheese.
9.Cover it with foil, but make sure the foil and cheese aren’t touching.
10.Bake in preheated oven for 25 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for 25 more minutes.
11.Cool for 15 minutes before serving.
Your authentic lasagna recipe is ready to be served! No matter what the occasion, pasta can always be the best solution.
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Rajiv Tiwari is an out and out gourmet whose love of food has made him travel to all top food destinations. In this bouquet of articles Rajiv discusses some quick tips on food recipes, and shows us how you can make people enchanted with lipsmacking food recipes. Italian Lasagna recipes