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Classic Lasagna

Classic Lasagna

Simple and classic. This lasagna is a traditional favorite at every family gathering.

prep. time:
15 min
cook time:
50 min
serves:
12

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Ingredients

  • 1 jar (24 oz.) Classico® Florentine Spinach and Cheese Pasta Sauce
  • 8 lasagna noodles
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 4 cups shredded Mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1 lb. sweet or hot Italian-style bulk sausage
  • 15 oz. Ricotta cheese

Directions

  1. Preheat oven 350°F. Cook pasta al dente according to package instructions. Drain and set aside. In a medium bowl, mix together Ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, eggs and 1 cup of Mozzarella cheese, and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium high heat, brown sausage for 4 to 6 minutes, or until cooked through, stirring until small crumbles form.
  3. Spread 1 cup of pasta sauce evenly over the bottom of a 13x9 baking dish. Layer with 1/2 of cooked lasagna noodles, 1/2 of Ricotta cheese mixture, 1/2 of cooked sausage, 1/2 of remaining pasta sauce and 1/2 of remaining Mozzarella cheese. Repeat layers.
  4. Bake uncovered for about 40 minutes, or until hot and bubbly. Allow to rest for 5 to 10 minutes before serving.