Classic Lasagna

Classic Lasagna
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Recipe type: Dinner
Serves: 8
  • 1 box (16 oz) lasagna noodles
  • 1 lb sweet Italian sausage
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 lbs ricotta cheese
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 oz)
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 jar (48 oz) seasoned tomato sauce
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cook lasagna noodles as package directs; drain and rinse.
  2. Meanwhile, in a nonstick skillet, cook sausage and onion till brown. Drain fat. Stir in garlic and red pepper flakes. Remove from heat and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, combine eggs, ricotta, mozzarella, Parmesan, and basil. Mix well.
  4. Spread a layer of tomato sauce in a 13 x 9 inch baking dish; top with a layer of noodles. Cover noodles with a layer of the cheese mixture; top with some sausage mixture. Cover with a layer of sauce. Repeat layering with noodles, cheese mixture, sausage mixture, and sauce. Top with final layer of noodles and sauce.
  5. Bake covered for 45 minutes. Uncover and bake about 15 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

Bacon and Garlic Chicken

2 Tbsp. Bacon Bacon Dip Mix (this was bought from Tastefully Simple)
1 Tbsp. Garlic Dip Mix (this was bought from Tastefully Simple)
Seasoned Salt to taste
1 cup bread crumbs
3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
4 – 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1/2 cup (1 stick) melted butter

Combine first 4 ingredients in resealable plastic bag. Shake until well mixed. Dip chicken breasts into melted butter; place in bag. Shake until coated. Place chicken breasts on greased baking sheet; bake at 375° for 30-40 minutes or until no longer pink. Makes 4-6 servings.