Need a easy dinner recipe? Try this irresistible lasagna recipe with an ooey gooey cheesy melt and ground beef, it's a tried and true crowd-pleaser.

  • Recipe serves:4
  • Preparation time15 min
  • Cooking time60 min


  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 4 cups tomato-basil pasta sauce
  • 2 1/2 cups (10 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 6 uncooked lasagna noodles
  • ¼ cup hot water
  • 425g container ricotta cheese


  • Cook beef in a large skillet over medium heat, stirring until it crumbles and is no longer pink; drain. Stir in pasta sauce.
  • Spread one-third of meat sauce in a lightly greased 11- x 7-inch baking dish; layer with 3 noodles and half each of ricotta cheese and mozzarella cheese. (The ricotta cheese layers will be thin.)
  • Repeat procedure; spread remaining one-third of meat sauce over mozzarella cheese.
  • Slowly pour 1/4 cup hot water around inside edge of dish.
  • Tightly cover baking dish with 2 layers of heavy-duty aluminum foil.
  • Bake at 375 for 45 minutes; uncover and bake 10 more minutes.
  • Let stand 10 minutes before serving.