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Easy Lasagna Recipe - How to Make this Perfect Simple Lasagna with easy steps!

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Remember when your mom used to make home-made lasagna from scratch on Sundays?

What is it about the smell of Lasagna that stirs up such excitement?  

Well now even if you don't have lots of time, you can put together a simple lasagna recipe that your family will get excited about!.  When you put this on your dinner table, your family will be amazed! 


12 Cooked Lasagna Noodles
1 1/2 lbs. ground meat
1/4 lb. deli pepperoni, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1 teaspoon basil
1 teaspoon oregano
1 teaspoon garlic salt
1 (2 lb.  13 oz.) Jar Pasta Sauce (red)
1 (8 oz.) can tomato Sauce
1 (24 oz.) container Ricotta Cheese
2 cups shredded pizza cheese (blend) or provolone
parmesan cheese


This Lasagna is for the "Lasagna Challenged" Group of us that don't make lasagna that often because it seems so complicated!  The pepperoni spiced beef really makes this Lasagna recipe so tasty!

STEP 1:  While the Lasagna noodles are cooking, brown the ground beef with the chopped onions.  During the browning, add garlic salt, oregano and basil.  When almost finished, add the pepperoni and garlic and cook for a few additional minutes.






lasagna # 1

STEP 2 of Lasagna  assembly: 

Preheat oven 350 degrees.

Spread about  1-1/2 cups of sauce on bottom of lasagna pan.  Sprinkle parmesan cheese on top of sauce.

lasagna # 2

Step 3 of Lasagna assembly:

Layer 4 strips of Lasagna noodles on top of the sauce & cheese layer.  Slightly overlap the edges.

Step 4 of Lasagna assembly:

Using 1/2 of the seasoned meat mixture,  spread evenly over the noodle layer.

Step 5 of Lasagna assembly:

Spread 1/2 of the Ricotta cheese mixture over the seasoned meat.  Lightly salt & pepper this layer. 

Step 6 of Lasagna assembly: (starting new layer)

Spread 2 cups of sauce over Ricotta cheese Mixture.  Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and 1 cup of shredded cheese.

Step 7 of Lasagna assembly:

Add another layer of  4 noodles on top of sauce & cheese. 

Step 8 of Lasagna assembly:

Add another layer of seasoned meat.  

Step 9 of Lasagna assembly:

Repeat the Ricotta layer using the rest of the Ricotta cheese. Lightly salt & pepper.

Step 10 of Lasagna assembly:
Spread 2 cups of sauce over Ricotta cheese Mixture.  Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and 1/2 cup of shredded cheese.

Step 11 of Lasagna assembly:

Add final layer of 4 noodles.  Top with can of tomato sauce.  Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and rest of shredded cheese. 

Cover Lasagna with foil and bake for 35 minutes covered.  Uncover and bake for additional 10 minutes.

   Lasagna Recipe that is simple to make!  Easy Lasagna Recipe