Family Recipes: Now & Then

Choice recipes Tilton, Bancroft, Hauxhurst, Tyson, Antilla/Johnson and Higgins families. Some tried-and-true, some just tried recipes.

Tuesday, August 3, 2010


Lasagna (an old standard but I have a newer one I like better)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
ground beef,
and ground spicy sausage
3/4 cup onion
2 Tbl oil
1 lb canned tomatoes
2 cans tomato paste
2 cups water
1 Tbl parsley
2 tsp salt
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp garlic powder (or fresh garlic)
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp oregano
8 oz. lasagna
1 lb ricotta cheese
1 cup parmesan cheese
8 oz mozzarella cheese
~ Cook oil in onion
~ In the same pan, brown the beef and sausage, drain.
~ Add tomatoes, tomato paste, all spices to meat mixture.
~ Cook the pasta (if it is not precooked)

In a large flat pan, layer in this order:
1) 1 cup meat sauce
2) strips of lasagna
3) more sauce
4) ricotta cheese
5) mozzarella cheese
6) Parmesan cheese,
Repeat the layers in this order:
- sauce
- ricotta
- mozzarella
- parm cheese
Put in preheated oven, for 40 to 50 minutes.

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