Homemade Lasagna Recipe

Homemade Lasagna Recipe

One of the things I love the most about my husband is that he will try anything that I make.  So when I decided to make homemade lasagna (one of his favorite foods) and not only make one huge dish, but two, he was more excited than me. Which made me very nervous. So here is my homemade lasagna recipe.

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Homemade Lasagna Recipe

Prep Time45 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Total Time1 hour 30 minutes
Course: Entree
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 10 -12


  • 2 boxes lasagna noodles
  • 2 jars of pasta sauce
  • 0.5 lb. of ground beef
  • 1 lb ground Italian sausage
  • 8 oz. mozzarella cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 16 oz. ricotta cheese you can find this with the cream cheese and sour cream not in the cheese section
  • 9 ×13 lasagna pan I bought mine from the dollar store
  • Parmesan/Romano Cheese optional


  • Brown Italian sausage and ground beef in a large skillet. Drain and set aside Tip: sausage will take longer to brown than ground beef
  • While meat is being browned, mix ricotta cheese with egg and beat well.
  • Boil noodles in a large pot. There are no-boil noodles but I haven't tried them yet
  • Ladle 2 cups of sauce into your pan and coat whole bottom and up the sides
  • Take lasagna noodles and lay out over sauce. I used about 5-6 horizontally and 2 vertically.
  • Take about a cup of ricotta cheese and with a knife or back of spoon spread it on top of your noodles.
  • Sprinkle Mozzarella cheese over ricotta cheese. Optional: add Parmesan/Romano cheese as well in a light sprinkle
  • Sprinkle sausage/beef over cheese
  • Add more sauce over meat combo
  • Cover this layer with more noodles
  • Repeat process until pan is filled almost to top. I did three layers.
  • Cover top layer with Mozzarella (also Parmesan/Romano if wanted)
  • Bake covered for 30 mins, uncover and bake an additional 15 mins until bubbly and lightly browned on top.
  • It is honestly easier to go ahead and make two pans of lasagna at the same time. You can bake both and then freeze one for dinner next week. Just double the ingredients (you will probably have leftover noodles)


First layer sauce
Homemade Lasagna Recipe 1

Second add noodles
Homemade Lasagna Recipe 2

Third add cheese, meat, and more sauce

Fourth repeat for two more layers

Final result

Author: Kat

Kat is a married mom of three kids aged 19, 11, and 8 that lives close to Birmingham, AL. She loves cats, books, cooking, hockey, and watching movies. She is an admitted nerd, comic book lover, action figure & barbie doll collector, blackjack dealer, beginner croupier, and all around queen of the dorks. You can reach her at [email protected] to talk about product reviews, press trips, sponsorships, or brand messaging.

7 thoughts on “Homemade Lasagna Recipe”

  1. This Lasagna looks mouth watering. my wife and I will defiantly have to try this recipe this weekend. Thank you very much for the post.

  2. I love lasagna. However, since I'm not a cook, I would never even dream of making it homemade. Your recipe sounds delicious and doesn't appear to be that difficult. Thanks for the recipe!

  3. This looks soooo good! I definitely will be making this because I love lasagna and this seems like a really good recipe. Thank you for sharing!

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