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Classic Lasagna


  • 1 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 3/4 cup onion diced
  • 1 jar store bought pasta sauce
  • 1 carton 15 oz. ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese shredded
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese
  • 1 box of lasagna noodles


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cook onion and beef in frying pan until beef is browned.
  • Boil water in large pot. Add box of lasagna noodles and cook as directed.
  • Add jar of pasta sauce to beef mixture and let it simmer until ready to assemble lasagna.
  • Combine egg, ricotta, parmesan, parsley, oregano and garlic powder in a bowl. Mix and set aside.
  • Spread 1 c. of meat sauce in a greased 9x13 baking dish.
  • Layer with 3 noodles, then spread half of the ricotta mixture over the noodles. Top with 3/4 c. mozzarella cheese and 1/3 of the meat mixture.
  • Repeat (noodles, ricotta, mozzarella, then meat).
  • Top with last layer of noodles and remaining sauce. Bake covered for 30 minutes.
  • Uncover and add remaining 1/2 c. mozzarella cheese, bake for 5 minutes.
  • Let it stand for 5 minutes then serve with cheesy garlic bread.