Layers of Love: Buca di Beppo Lasagna

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We love when you visit us at our restaurants and let us cater your events, but we know that sometimes you want to make a delicious dinner at home. So we decided that we want to share our legendary lasagna recipe with you! Whether you are cooking for company, a romantic dinner, or a family meal, this recipe is sure to please. Our abundant combination of noodles, sauce, meat, and cheese melt into a bubbly tray of goodness that will make your kitchen smell heavenly and have everyone’s mouth-watering. Add a simple salad, some crusty bread, and your favorite beverage and you have a hearty meal sure to satisfy the biggest appetites and the pickiest of eaters.

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Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups ricotta cheese

1 whole beaten egg

1/2 tablespoon chopped parsley

2 teaspoons minced garlic

1 box lasagna noodles

3/4 cup marinara sauce

1 1/2 cups Italian cheese blend

2 teaspoons Parmesan cheese

2 cups meat sauce

Directions:

            Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine ricotta cheese, beaten egg, minced garlic, and chopped parsley in a bowl to make the ricotta filling. Cook lasagna noodles according to package directions and drain.

            Spread 1/4 cup of marinara sauce in bottom of pan. Cover marinara sauce with one layer of lasagna noodles. Evenly spread 3/4 cup of the ricotta filling on the pasta sheet. Sprinkle 1/4 cup Italian cheese blend over the ricotta filling. Cover the cheese with a layer of lasagna noodles and even out the filling under the noodles gently with your hands. Ladle 1 cup of meat sauce over the pasta sheet and spread it evenly over the pasta. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon Parmesan cheese evenly over the sauce. Cover with a layer of lasagna noodles. Evenly spread 3/4 cup of the ricotta filling over the noodles. Top ricotta filling with 1/4 cup Italian cheese blend. Cover the cheese with another layer of noodles and even out the filling under the noodles gently with your hands. Ladle 1 cup of meat sauce over the noodles. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon Parmesan cheese evenly over the sauce.

            Wrap top of pan with two layers of aluminum foil. Bake for 1 hour, 25 minutes. Remove from oven, uncover and evenly pour 1/2 cup marinara sauce over the top. Sprinkle 1 cup Italian cheese blend over top. Return to oven for an additional 5 minutes to melt the cheese. Remove from oven and let rest 20 minutes before serving. Garnish with chopped parsley, serve, and enjoy!

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