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Four Cheese Lasagna




  • Olive oil
  • 1/2 lb. lean ground beef
  • 1/2 mild Italian sausage
  • 2 medium bell peppers, diced
  • 1 large red onion, diced
  • 4 gloves garlic, diced
  • 28 oz. of tomato sauce
  • 28 oz. of crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp. Italian seasoning
  • 2 tbsp. flat lead parsley, diced
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar


  • 10 lasagna noodles
  • 8 oz. Ricotta cheese
  • 24 oz. Mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • 8 oz. Parmesan, grated
  • 8 oz. Asiago, grated


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. While oven is preheating bring pot of salted water to boil.
  3. Brown beef and pork in large skillet with olive oil.
  4. Once browned on all sides, remove from pan and allow to drain.
  5. Add onions, peppers, and garlic to pan, season with salt and pepper, and cook 4-5 minutes until softened.
  6. Add meats back to pan and stir to combine, reduce heat to low.
  7. Once water is boiling cook lasagna noodles for 4 minutes, drain in colander, and rinse with cold water. Remove from colander and place on baking sheet, coating with olive oil to keep from sticking.
  8. In pot where you cooked lasagna noodles add tomato sauce, crushed tomatoes, seasonings, and meat and vegetable mixture. Bring to boil. Cover and allow to simmer for 15 minutes.
  9. Begin to assemble the lasagna by coating bottom of baking dish with sauce, add a layer of noodles, cover with sauce, a layer of cheese, and repeat until dish is filled.
  10. Top with remaining Asiago and Parmesan cheeses.
  11. Cover with foil, insert toothpicks into dish to keep cheese from sticking to foil, and bake covered for 45 minutes.
  12. Remove foil and place under broiler on high for 5 minutes or until cheese begins to bubble.
  13. Allow to cool before serving!