Steps to Make Cheese Lasagna Recipe
Have you ever eaten meatless lasagna? If not? Try this Cheese Lasagna Recipe. It is perfectly rich, filling, and saucy. It has all the zest of spaghetti and it contains Parmesan and mozzarella cheese, which puts in an additional special aroma, bringing out the natural zests in the other ingredients. If you are making the cheese Lasagna for party or get-together purpose, then make sure to prepare it in advance and store as it takes enough time.
Prep time: 20 min
Bake time: 40 to 45 min
Total time: 60 to 65 min
Yield: 1 large serving
Utensils: Pot, mixing bowl, spatula, spoons, greased foil, baking sheet, gloves
Fat: 5 g
Cholesterol: 13 mg
Lasagna noodles: 1 package (about 16 ounce)
Ricotta cheese: 4 cups
Grated parmesan cheese: ¼ cup
Eggs: 4 large
Salt and pepper: To taste
Olive oil – extra virgin oil is preferred: 1 teaspoon
Cloves garlic – finely minced: 3
Spaghetti sauce: 1 jar (about 32 ounce)
Italian seasoning: 1 teaspoon
Shredded mozzarella cheese: 2 cups
First, preheat your oven to 350 °F (175 °C).
Now, place a large pot of water on your stove with medium heat range and wait until it comes to rapid boil.
Add some salt to the boiling water and stir with spatula to dissolve it completely.
Add in one large packet of lasagna noodles and boil them for 10 minutes or until lightly tender.
Turn off the heat of the strove and remove the pot with gloved hands. Now drain the lasagna noodles with the help of a colander and rinse under running tap water for 2 to 3 minutes until lightly warm. Set aside to drain the excess water.
Grab hold of a medium mixing bowl and place ricotta cheese in it.
Top with Parmesan cheese and then crack four large eggs into it.
Season the cheese mixture with some salt and black pepper. Use a large spoon to mix the ingredients and set aside to marinate.
Dispense 1 teaspoon of olive oil into the center of a large skillet or saucepan and place it on stove, setting the heat range at medium level.
Once the oil is warm, add in 3 finely minced garlic cloves and stir fry until very lightly brown from sides.
Now stir in one jar of spaghetti sauce and 1 teaspoon of Italian seasoning. Stir cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until the sauce is thicken and smooth.
Remove the sauce from heat and pour half cup of into the baking dish. Use the back side of a large wooden spatula to evenly spread the sauce as base.
Top the sauce layer with the cooked lasagna noodles and spread half of the ricotta mixture over it.
Now top the ricotta mixture with another layer of lasagna noodles.
The layering doesn’t stop here; pour the one and half cup of sauce over the noodles layer and top it with the remaining ricotta mixture.
Scoop the remaining lasagna noodle on the top of the ricotta layer and then coat it with the rich sauce.
Sprinkle 2 cups of the shredded mozzarella cheese over the top and wrap it with a large greased foil.
Place it in the preheat oven and bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until the top is browned or deep golden in color.
Remove from oven and carefully shift into a large serving plate.
Nicely slice your Cheese Lasagna and dish up warm.