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Lasagna with Meat Sauce

December 18, 2016
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Meat Lasagna 1Delicious lasagna… for the weeknights or a holiday meal!

  • 3 ½ cups fresh or store bought tomato sauce, divided
  • ½ pound ground turkey
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup shallots, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon fresh sage, chopped
  • Salt
  • 6 no-boil lasagna sheets
  • ½ cup shredded fontina
  • ½ cup shredded pecorino romano

Heat oven at 350 degrees F.

In a large frying pan, heat the olive oil. Add the ground turkey and break the meat with the back of a wooden spatula while sautéing for 4-5 minutes. Add the shallots and garlic and sauté for 3-4 minutes on medium high heat. Add the thyme, rosemary and sage. Add 2 cups tomato sauce and salt. Cook on medium low heat for 20 minutes and check for seasonings. Mix the 2 cheeses together and keep aside.
In an 8X8 pan, add ½ cup tomato sauce at the bottom. Add 2 sheets on top and add 1 cup meat sauce. Sprinkle ¼ cup cheese. Add 2 sheets on top and add 1 cup meat sauce once more. Sprinkle ¼ cup cheese. Add the last 2 sheets and top with 1 cup tomato sauce and sprinkle with ½ cup cheese. Cover with foil and bake for 50 to 60 minutes till bubbly on top.

Meat Lasagna

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1 Comment
nida
January 19, 2011 at 10:33 AM

Looks good, i too dont add any ricotta anymore and enjoy the lighter lasagne. I sometimes add a layer of fresh tomatoes or roasted eggplant. Sneaks in the veges:)

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