Lindsey's Lasagna

Lindsey's Lasagna

Description

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INGREDIENTS:

  • ½ lb Italian sausage
  • ½ lb ground beef
  • ¼ cup onion – diced
  • ¼ tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 - 14 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1 – 6 oz tomato paste
  • ¼ tsp ground fennel seed
  • 15 oz ricotta cheese
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese
  • 2 cups Italian blend cheese
  • 1 – 2.25 can sliced black olives
  • 1 – 16 oz no boil lasagna noodles
  • 16 oz water

DIRECTIONS:

In any Non-Stick CanCooker Jr. or Companion on medium low heat brown Italian sausage, ground beef, onion and garlic until cooked. Drain excess grease from hamburger mixture and add diced tomatoes, tomato paste and ground fennel seed and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove hamburger mixture from the CanCooker and set aside. Place 2-piece rack into the CanCooker and add 16 oz of water. Meanwhile grease two mini loaf pans and add ¼ cup of meat sauce, 3 tbsp ricotta cheese, 2 ounces mozzarella cheese, and two ounces Italian blend cheese. Cut one lasagna noodle in half and place on top. Repeat 3 times and top with black olives. Place mini loaf pan on top of rack in the CanCooker and steam on medium low heat for 25 minutes until pasta is tender. Let rest for five minutes before serving.

Note – This recipe uses four mini loaf pans and makes four servings. The CanCooker Jr. and Companion will hold two loaf pans.