The Best Lasagna

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The best homemade lasagna recipe includes thick layers of noodles, sausage, ground beef, ricotta, Parmesan, and mozzarella cheeses in a made-from-scratch sauce. Pair the hearty, satisfying casserole with a Caesar salad and garlic bread for the ultimate family meal. It's also an easy make-ahead dinner for busy days!

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1 lb. bulk Italian sausage
1 lb. ground beef
1 medium onion
2 cloves garlic
12 oz tomato paste
28 oz can crushed tomatoes
15 oz tomato sauce
1/3 c water
3 T brown sugar
3 T fresh parsley
1 T dried basil
3/4 t salt
1/2 t ground black pepper
1 egg
15 oz ricotta
1.5 c grated Parmesan cheese
4 c shredded mozzarella
9 oven-ready no boil lasagna noodles
  • Preheat oven to 400° F. Grease a deep 9 x 13-inch baking dish; set aside.
  • In a Dutch oven over medium heat, cook and crumble the sausage, ground beef and onion until the meat is no longer...
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Nutritions

Calories
1025

Sodium
2157mg
89% DV

Fat
57g
87% DV

Protein
74g
148% DV

Carbs
44g
15% DV

Fiber
7g
28% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
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  • Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. During the final 3 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli florets to the boiling water with...
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Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV