Mexican Style Lasagna

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Kitchen Tools

9x13x3 Baking Pan (or similar)
Large Skillet
Medium Mixing Bowl
Preheat oven to 350F

Ingredients

Box of Lasagna Noodles – Precooked or Uncooked is fine.
1lb 90/10 Ground Beef
2lb of Ricotta Cheese
4 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
1 Egg
1 Can of Spaghetti Sauce 24oz
1 Can of Diced Tomato’s
1 Can of Diced Green Chile
1 Can of Sliced Mushrooms
1 Can of Tomato Paste
1 Handful of Spinach
Bread Crumbs

Seasoning

Garlic
Oregano
Majoram (or “Italian Seasoning”)
Black Pepper
Crushed Red Pepper
Cayenne Pepper
Season to taste. I apply all liberally.

Making the Sauce

  1. Brown the Ground Beef
  2. Mix all Canned Items into a sauce
  3. Season with Oregano, Marjoram, Red and Black Peppers
  4. Simmer 10 minutes and remove from heat

Making the Cheese Filling

  1. Mix Ricotta Cheese, 2 cups Mozzarella Cheese, and 1 egg. Shred spinach and add.
  2. Mix Until Consistent

Building the Lasagna

  1. Coat the bottom of the pan with a layer of sauce
  2. Cover with a layer of Lasagna (uncooked)
  3. Layer all of the cheese filling
  4. Cover with a layer of Lasagna (uncooked)
  5. Cover with Sauce

Bake

  1. Cover with foil, bake for 45 minutes at 350F degrees.
  2. After 45 minutes remove foil and cover with 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese and bread crumbs
  3. Bake an Additional 10 minutes
  4. Remove from oven