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Ciszewski Lasagna

Ciszewski Lasagna

Grandma's famous lasagna. Easy and delicious.

  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Prep time:1 Hour, 30 Minutes
  • Cook time:30 Minutes


  • 1 pound(s) ground beef
  • 1 cup(s) onions crushed
  • 2 clove(s) garlic crushed
  • 1 can(s) Crushed or whole tomatoes 28 oz
  • 1 can(s) tomato paste 6 oz
  • 1 can(s) tomato sauce 6 oz
  • 2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1 tablespoon(s) basil
  • 1/2 tablespoon(s) oregano
  • several bay leaves
  • dash pepper
  • 1 package(s) lasagna noodles (no boil kind)
  • 1 pound(s) Fresh Mozzarella sliced thin
  • grated parmesan


1. Brown the beef, drain fat, add onions and garlic. cook until onions are translucent.

2. Add the rest of the ingredients, through pepper, and simmer for 1 hour.

3. Spread a few tablespoons of sauce on the bottom of a 8x10 baking dish. Then layer noodles, sauce, cheese. Repeat until you are done. You should get 3-4 good layers. End with a layer of sauce.

4. Sprinkle parmesan cheese on top.

5. Bake for 30 minutes @350 degrees.

(This also freezes well. Instead of baking, wrap well with foil and freeze. Allow extra time to cook a frozen lasagna.)

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