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PREHEAT oven to 375°F
SAUTÉ veggies until tender (3- 4 minutes) and brown ground beef (5- 6 minutes) in hot oil.
COMBINE tomatoes, Olivieri® Classic Marinara and meat mixture. Simmer 5 minutes.
SPREAD a generous helping of sauce onto the bottom of a 9” x 13” pan, lightly greased. Set aside 1 cup of sauce.
LAYER Olivieri® Lasagna Sheets (cut them if you need to), sauce and ricotta cheese. Repeat layering.
TOP with remaining sauce, mozzarella and fresh Parmesan cheese (cause you can never have too much cheese).
COVER with foil and bake for 30 to 45 minutes.
REMOVE foil and bake for another 10 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes.
SERVE with a generous number of napkins.
For a spicy kick, add ½ tsp crushed red chili flakes to the sauce mixture.
Classic Yet Simple
This old fashioned lasagna recipe is made with just a few quality ingredients for a wonderfully tasty dinner to celebrate or to enjoy for a weeknight family dinner around the table. There’s no better way to bring authentic Italian flavours to your table than by using Olivieri® fresh pasta, sauces and gnocchi.
With our convenient and delicious Olivieri® Lasagna Sheets and homemade or store-bought Marinara sauce, all you’ll need is extra lean ground beef, vegetables and cheese. Not to mention, this recipe only requires 20 minutes of prep time, so you can leave the rest up to your oven and get back to spending time with your family or crossing things off of your to-do list.
To make this a vegetarian meal, use a meat-free substitute in place of ground beef like tempeh, extra vegetables or vegan mince.
How To Layer Lasagna
Our fresh lasagna sheets make layering your dinner even simpler and tastier as they require no extra cooking beforehand. Starting your dish with a base layer of our Classic Marinara Sauce will help infuse all of the flavours while also ensuring that nothing sticks to the bottom. Following the sauce, layer with fresh lasagna sheets, more sauce and ricotta cheese. Repeat those layers as necessary. If your dish does not match the size in the directions, make it work for you with only 1 round of layers or use more than one dish if you have extra. Finally, top with as much mozzarella and Parmesan cheese as desired! After all, you can never have too much cheese.
For another delicious family favourite, try these Lasagna Roll Ups with Italian Sausage Sauce. Or take a look at these fantastic gnocchi recipes.