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Easy and simple lasagna recipe with homemade tomato sauce

Here's very easy and simple lasagna recipe which makes a perfect meal for a cool weather. Made it with homemade tomato sauce and the efforts are totally worth it! Give it a try and I hope you love it as much as I do.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 persons
Calories 600 kcal


  • 6-8 pcs pasta sheet

Cheese mixture

  • 150 g parmigiano-regginano cheese
  • 150 g mozzarella cheese
  • 250 g ricotta cheese

Meat sauce

  • 300 g minced beef
  • 2 cups homemade tomato sauce Check out my homemade tomato sauce recipe
  • ½ medium onion finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp Himalayan salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper freshly crushed


Prepare the cheese mixture

  • Combine ricotta cheese, parmigiano-regginano cheese, and mozzarella cheese into an even mixture. Leave some parmigiano-regginano cheese, and mozzarella cheese to top over the lasagna before baking.
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Prepare the meat sauce

  • Heat oil in pan, add chopped garlic and onions and saute until onion caramelised
  • Add minced beef and cook until well done.
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  • Add homemade tomato sauce. Add salt and pepper. Cook over simmering fire. Set aside the meat sauce.
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Boil the pasta

  • Add some oil and salt into the water. Boil the pasta sheets until they turn al dente.
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Assemble and bake

  • Pre-heat oven to 200 degree celsius.
  • Layer pasta sheets on the base of the baking tray. Then add on layer of meat sauce, then layer of pasta sheets, then layer of cheese mixture, then pasta sheets, and finally a layer of meat sauce.
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  • Sprinkle parmigiano-regginano cheese and mozzarella cheese on top of the final layer of meat sauce
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  • Cover with foil and pop into pre-heat oven and bake for 30 min.
  • Remove foil and bake for another 10 min.
  • Ready to serve and enjoy!


Keyword beef, italian, lasagna