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The Best Homemade Lasagna Recipe Ever

This is the best homemade lasagna recipe ever! You have to try it! This family recipe has been passed down through our family and is a hit every time we make it!

You have to try the best homemade lasagna recipe ever! This family recipe has been passed down through our family and is a hit every time we make it!

Sharing our families go to recipes has been fun! Today you are getting the inside scoop on my husband’s favorite family recipe. I am not sure of the exact origins of this recipe, but this is the recipe that my husband’s granny passed down to him (well, me!) to keep his favorite recipe moving down the family tree!

This homemade lasagna recipe is a hit in our house every time we make it. It has been passed down from generation to generation in our family. This easy lasagna recipe is sure to be a hit at your house too. Now that I have shared this lasagna recipe with you, I think I may have to make it for dinner tonight! Enjoy!

How to make lasagna…here’s all the details for ya! :)

The Best Homemade Lasagna Recipe Ever

Ingredients

  • 1 box of lasagna noodles
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 medium-sized onion
  • 12-ounce tomato paste
  • 24 ounces water
  • 1 package powder spaghetti sauce mix
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • garlic powder or minced garlic

Cheese Mixture Ingredients:

  • 24-ounce ricotta cheese
  • 12-ounce mozzarella cheese
  • 1-2 tablespoons parsley
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

Additional Items Needed 

Instructions

  1. Combine ricotta cheese, mozzarella cheese, parsley, and garlic powder into a separate bowl and mix together well.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Cook lasagna noodles as directed on box in a pasta pot.
  4. Cook ground beef with onion (add salt & pepper to taste).
  5. Add garlic powder or minced garlic with salt & pepper to taste into meat while it is cooking.
  6. After ground beef is cooked, add in tomato paste, water, spaghetti sauce mix, simmer for 15-20 mins.
  7. After simmering, start layering w/ meat, noodles, ricotta cheese mix (repeat until cheese mix is gone).
  8. End with meat sauce on top and noodles completely covered.
  9. Cook at 350 degrees for 30-45 minutes.
  10. Let lasagna sit for 10-15 minutes before cutting.

Get the printable lasagna recipe below.

You have to try the best homemade lasagna recipe ever! This family recipe has been passed down through our family and is a hit every time we make it!

You have to try the best homemade lasagna recipe ever! This family recipe has been passed down through our family and is a hit every time we make it!

The Best Homemade Lasagna Recipe

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

You have to try the best homemade lasagna recipe ever! This family recipe has been passed down through our family and is a hit every time we make it!

Ingredients

  • 1 box of lasagna noodles
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 medium-sized onion
  • 12- ounce tomato paste
  • 24 ounces water
  • 1 package powder spaghetti sauce mix
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • garlic powder or minced garlic

Cheese Mixture Ingredients:

  • 24- ounce ricotta cheese
  • 12- ounce mozzarella cheese
  • 1-2 tablespoons parsley
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

Instructions

  1. Combine ricotta cheese, mozzarella cheese, parsley, and garlic powder into a separate bowl and mix together well.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Cook lasagna noodles as directed on box.
  4. Cook ground beef with onion (add salt & pepper to taste).
  5. Add garlic powder or minced garlic with salt & pepper to taste into meat while it is cooking.
  6. After ground beef is cooked, add in tomato paste, water, spaghetti sauce mix, simmer for 15-20 mins.
  7. After simmering, start layering w/ meat, noodles, ricotta cheese mix (repeat until cheese mix is gone).
  8. End with meat sauce on top and noodles completely covered.
  9. Cook at 350 degrees for 30-45 minutes.
  10. Let lasagna sit for 10-15 minutes before cutting.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 460Total Fat: 27gSaturated Fat: 14gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 111mgSodium: 541mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 2gSugar: 7gProtein: 37g

This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix on 6/3/2020.

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