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Simply Lasagne


2 cups ricotta cheese
2 ½ cuos mozzarella cheese, shredded; divided
½ cup Parmesan Grated Cheese; divided
¼ cup chopped parsley
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 680 mL can pasta sauce
1 large can tomatoes (19 - 32 oz.)
1 lb. lean ground beef, browned & drained
1 - 1 ½ cups water
12 lasagne noodles, uncooked


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F

  2. Combine ricotta cheese, 1¼ cup mozzarella, ¼ cup Oarmesan cheese, parsley and egg until well blended

  3. Pour pasta sauce into meat in frypan

  4. Add tomatoes

  5. Pour water into sauce can, cover and shake well. This will help clean out excess sauce

  6. Pour water into beef mixture; combine well

  7. Put 1 cup meat sauce in bottom of 13x9 inch baking dish

  8. Layer 3 lasagne noodles, 1<.sup>/3 of the ricotta mixture and 1 cup meat sauce

  9. Repeat layers two more times; top with remaining noodles and sauce

  10. Sprinkle remaining 1 ¼ cups mozzarella and Frac14; cup Parmesan cheeses on top.

  11. Cover tightly with aluminum foil (spray foil with cooking spray before covering)

  12. Bake one hour or until cooked through

  13. Remove foil and bake additional 15 minutes or until bubbly

  14. Let stand 15 minutes and then serve


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