Classic Beef Lasagna: Comfort Food Favorite
If you’re looking for the ultimate comfort food, you’ve come to the right place. Our Classic Beef Lasagna is a timeless favorite that will transport you straight to Italy with each bite. Layers of tender pasta, rich and savory beef sauce, and creamy béchamel cheese sauce come together in perfect harmony to create a lasagna that’s nothing short of perfection.
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes
- 2 teaspoons dried basil
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 9 lasagna noodles, cooked and drained
- 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
- 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 2 cups béchamel sauce
- In a large skillet, brown the ground beef over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and garlic and cook until softened.
- Stir in the crushed tomatoes, dried basil, salt, and black pepper. Simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
- In a 9×13-inch baking dish, spread a thin layer of the meat sauce.
- Place three lasagna noodles on top of the sauce, followed by a third of the mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses. Repeat these layers twice.
- Pour the béchamel sauce evenly over the top layer of cheese.
- Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil and bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes. Then, remove the foil and bake for an additional 15 minutes, or until the lasagna is bubbly and golden brown.
- Let the lasagna cool for a few minutes before serving. Enjoy your classic beef lasagna!
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Yields: 6 servings
Indulge in the rich flavors of this Classic Beef Lasagna, a comforting favorite that’s perfect for family dinners or special occasions.
Nutritional Information (per serving):
– Calories: 480
– Total Fat: 23g
– Cholesterol: 85mg
– Sodium: 900mg
– Total Carbohydrates: 38g
– Dietary Fiber: 4g
– Sugars: 8g
– Protein: 30g
Picture yourself savoring each bite of this delectable Classic Beef Lasagna. Whether you’re enjoying it with loved ones or treating yourself to a comforting meal, this timeless dish is sure to become a household favorite. So, roll up your sleeves, gather your ingredients, and let’s cook up some culinary magic!