"Mushroom and Beef Lasagna"
9 oz (255 g) No-Boil Lasagna Noodles (12 sheets) 1/2 lb (227 g) Mushrooms 1/2 lb (227 g) Ground Beef 4 Cups Mozzarella Cheese (Grated) oz (425 g) Ricotta Cheese 1/2 Cup Parmesan Cheese (Grated) 2 Cups Marinara Sauce 1/2 Bunch Parsley (Fresh) 2 Eggs 2 Tbsp Olive Oil 1 Small Onion 2 Garlic Cloves Oregano, Basil, Ground Chili Pepper, White Pepper Powder, Salt 1 Tbsp tomato Paste PREPARATIONS: 1- Slice the onions. 2- Slice the Mushrooms. 3- Mince the fresh parsley. 4- Grate the parmesan and mozzarella cheese (if not grated). DIRECTIONS: 1- Fry the onions in a large pan with 2 tbsp olive oil until golden. 2- Mash 2 garlic cloves into the pan, stir and continue frying for few more minutes. 3- Add the ground beef to the pan, stir and continue frying until beef becomes dark. 4- Add dried ground basil, oregano and ground chili pepper as preferred. 5- Add a tablespoon tomato paste, stir until well mixed. 6- Add the sliced mushrooms to the pan, stir and fry over low heat until the mushrooms become dark and cooked. 7- Meanwhile, Beat 2 eggs in a large bowl until stiff. 8- Add white pepper powder and stir. 9- Add the ricotta cheese to the bowl. Mash and stir until well mixed. 10- Add the minced parsley and a pinch of salt to the bowl, stir well. 11- Add the grated parmesan cheese to the bowl, mix. 12- Add 2 cups of grated mozzarella cheese to the bowl and mix thoroughly. 13- Back to the beef/mushrooms pan, add some salt, stir and let fry for few more minutes. 14- Spray a 2 inch deep cookware with vegetable oil cooking spray. 15- Spread 1/2 cup of marinara sauce across the cookware to cover the surface. 16- Lay four sheets of lasagna sheets over the sauce. 17- Top the lasagna sheets with half of the cheese mixture and spread across evenly. 18- Top the cheese layer with half of the beef and mushrooms mixture. 19- Add a layer of marinara sauce (1/2 cup) to cover the mushroom mixture. 20- Top the layers with mozzarella cheese. 21- Repeat step 16 through 20 to create another layer. 22- Lay four more lasagna sheets on top. 23- Cover the lasagna with the remaining of marinara sauce and top it with the remaining of mozzarella cheese. 24- Cover the cookware with aluminum foil. 25- Preheat the oven to 375º F (190 C), bake the lasagna for 45 minutes. 26- Remove the aluminum foil cover and continue baking for 10 to 15 minutes more. 27- Remove the lasagna from the oven. Allow it to cool down for 10 minutes.
LASAGNA CALORIES & NUTRITION VALUES
Lasagna has high amounts of calcium, phosphorus, selenium and vitamin B6. It contains 8.5 grams of fat and 37 milligrams of cholesterol. Lasagna is a bit high in calories. Although 3.5 ounces (100 grams) of Lasagna has 147 calories and 77 calories from fat, depending on your serving size, we estimate an average slice of lasagna is about 400 grams which in calorie counts it translates to four times of 147 calories (558). Before judging lasagna, keep in mind that a fast food burger has 400 to 1200 calories and not much of a nutritional values. Now Lasagna doesn't look so bad, does it?
nutritional factsServing Size 100g
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