Classic Lasagna

Total Time: 1 hours, 15 minutes

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 8

Author: Judy Kim


Classic Lasagna


· 3/4 lb. lasagna noodles· 1 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling· 2 lb. ground beef· 4 cloves garlic, minced· 2 tsp. dried oregano· Kosher salt· Freshly ground black pepper· 2 (32-0z.) jars marinara· 16 oz. whole milk ricotta· 1/2 c. freshly grated Parmesan, divided· 1/4 c. chopped parsley, plus more for garnish· 1 large egg· 2 lb. sliced mozzarella


Step 1Meanwhile, in a large pot over medium-high heat, heat oil. Cook ground beef until no longer pink, breaking up with a wooden spoon. Remove from heat and drain fat. Return beef to skillet and add garlic and oregano and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Season with salt and pepper, then add marinara and stir until warmed through.  Combine ricotta, 1/4 cup Parmesan, parsley, and egg in a large mixing bowl and season with salt and pepper. Set aside. Cover with foil and bake for 15 minutes, then increase temperature to 400º and bake uncovered for 18 to 20 minutes.