Meat Lasagna | Rao's Homemade

Meat Lasagna

Ingredients
3 tbsp
Olive Oil
⅓ lb.
Ground Beef
⅓ lb.
Ground Veal
⅓ lb.
Ground Pork
Salt and pepper to taste
Pepper
2 lbs.
Lasagna Noodles
3 lbs.
Ricotta Cheese
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
Egg
1 lb. shredded
Shredded Mozzarella
3 to 4, torn into pieces
Basil
1 ½ cups freshly grated
Pecorino Romano Cheese
DIRECTIONS
01

Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.

02

Add ground meats, salt, and pepper.

03

Saute meat until browned, about 10 minutes.

04

Using a slotted spoon, remove the meat from the pan and set aside.

05

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the lasagna noodles and cook until al dente, about 10 to 12 minutes.

06

Drain and lay noodles on paper towels and pat dry.

07

Combine the ricotta, 1 cup of grated cheese, eggs, salt and pepper, and 1 tablespoon of parsley in a large mixing bowl. Set aside. Preheat oven to 375°F.

08

Lightly cover the bottom of an 11 x 16-inch baking dish with Rao’s Homemade® Marinara or Rao’s Homemade® Tomato Basil Sauce.

09

Arrange a slightly overlapping layer of lasagna noodles to cover the bottom of the dish.

10

Dot the lasagna noodles with large spoonfuls of the ricotta mixture and ground meats, spread.

11

Add some shredded mozzarella, and parmesan cheese.

12

Layer the second row of lasagna noodles, more sauce, ricotta cheese, ground meats, mozzarella cheese and a sprinkle of parmesan.

13

Repeat with one more layer of noodles, sauce, mozzarella cheese, and parmesan cheese.

14

Cover the dish with aluminum foil and bake until tile cheese is melted and the bubbly, about 45 minutes.

15

Remove the foil and bake until tile top layer is lightly browned, about 10 to 15 minutes.

16

Let stand for 15 minutes before serving.

PRODUCTS USED
Marinara Sauce
Bring home the famous taste of Rao’s Homemade® Marinara Sauce. We slow cook sweet Italian plum tomatoes with fresh ingredients to create this classic sauce.
Tomato Basil Sauce
Bring home the famous taste of Rao’s Homemade® Tomato Basil Sauce. This versatile sauce combines our slow-simmered Italian tomatoes with the aromatic flavor of basil.