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Big Beef Lasagna

Serves 8 to 10
Cuisine: Italian
Category: Casseroles, Old-School Classics
The biggest, beefiest, mountain high lasagna recipe to please a crowd. Gather everyone to enjoy an incredible hearty meal of Big Beef Lasagna.
Prep Time
30 mins
Other Time
30 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 35 mins
Total Time
2 hrs 35 mins
  • 1 1/2 pounds Certified Angus Beef ® ground beef
  • 1/2 large yellow onion, finely diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 (24-ounce) jars tomato basil pasta sauce
  • 1 (15-ounce) tub low fat ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper
  • 1/2 pound (9) lasagna noodles (cooked according to package directions)
  • 4 cups shredded Italian cheese blend
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large saucepan, combine ground beef, onion and garlic. Cook over medium heat stirring often, until onions are soft and no pink remains in beef. Discard excess fat; stir in red pepper flakes and pasta sauce. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Stir together ricotta, parmesan, eggs, parsley, salt and pepper in a small mixing bowl.
  4. Spray a 9 x 13 casserole dish with non-stick spray. Spread one-third of beef sauce evenly on bottom, cover with single layer of 3 noodles, half of ricotta mixture, one-third beef sauce, 2 cups shredded cheese, 3 noodles, remaining ricotta mixture, beef sauce, noodles and cheese; cover with foil.
  5. Place casserole on sheet tray and bake for 30 minutes. Turn, remove foil and bake an additional 20-25 minutes until golden and bubbly.
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