Dec 31, 2009

Lasagna

This is gonna be one of those special recipes. Yeah, this recipe is from my youngest contributor to the blog. Her name is Shiny and I suppose shez in her eighth grade...She did this lasagna during our first meetup...V have moved to AZ recently, n her's was the first Indian family I encountered :) I'm glad they were the first...They were such a lovely family, who made me feel at home, nt wen I first saw 'em...it was even before tat...yeah, wen I first spoke to 'em over phone :) I've been quite missing my large rocking band of frnz from IL...looks like I've settled in a similar group nw...no place is gud wen u don't have frnz to talk n share...n tat too for me, who spends most of my time talking...talking...n talking, I NEED FRNZ alltime :)

Coming to Shiny....Shez one of those well mannered kids around...amazing part of her being, she loves to experiment cooking at tis young age...I swear, I was nowhere arnd the kitchen at her age...to be more precise, nt even till i got married and "had" to cook...I knw itz nt too much of a proud secret to share :( still got to accept the truth...Time to present, Shiny's Lasagna to u all nw :)

Prep Time: 20 Min
Cook Time: 45 Min
Ready In: 1 Hr 5 Min
Original Recipe Yield: 9x13

Ingredients :

  • 1 (16 ounce) package lasagna noodles
  • 4 cups ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 4 eggs
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (32 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
Directions :

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain and lay lasagna flat on foil to cool.
In a medium bowl, combine ricotta, Parmesan, eggs, salt and pepper; mix well.
In a medium saucepan, heat oil over medium heat and saute garlic for 2 minutes; stir in spaghetti sauce and Italian seasoning. Heat sauce until warmed through, stirring occasionally, 2 to 5 minutes.
Spread 1/2 cup of sauce in the bottom of a 9x13 baking dish. Cover with a layer of noodles. Spread half the ricotta mixture over noodles; top with another noodle layer. Pour 1 1/2 cups of sauce over noodles, and spread the remaining ricotta over the sauce. Top with remaining noodles and sauce and sprinkle mozzarella over all. Cover with greased foil.
Bake 45 minutes, or until cheese is bubbly and top is golden.
    Note: We did take a pix of it...will upload it soon...
    @ Shiny : Thanks a ton for the wonderful dish darl...

    1 comments:

    1. Shiny , that's really a great job dear ... Eagerly waiting to see the picture ...and expecting more recipes from you .. ..

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