1 lb ground beef (use beef / pork mixture)

1 jar spaghetti sauce

1 1/2 cup water

1/2 cup frozen onion/pepper/celery mix or just onions

1 3/4 cup Ricotta (I use half cottage cheese)

2 cup shredded mozzella cheese

1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese

2 eggs

1 Tblps italian seasoning

1 tsp red pepper flakes (opt)

9 or more pieces lasagna noodles UNCOOKED


Heat oven to 350'. In large sauce pan brown meat, and frozen onion/peppers, drain. Add spaghetti sauce, water and pepper flakes.

In medium bowl stir together ricotta cheese one half of the mozzarella, parmesan, eggs, seasoning. Mix well.

Pour 1 cup of sauce in bottom of 13X9" pan. place 3 - four noodles length wise on top of sauce (noodle will expand) May need to put one noodle crosswise at one end.

cover with 1 cup of sauce, add half the cheese mixture in spoonfuls then spread,

Repeat layers of lasagna, suace and cheese fillling. top with layer of noodles, sauce then sprinkle with the remaining mozzarella cheese.

Cover with foil. Bake for 45'. Remove foil and bake an additional 10 min. or until hot and bubbly. Let stand 10 min. before cutting.