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Cajun Lasagna

Cajun Lasagna

The perfect lasagna for any gettogether. Your family will love this cajun lasagna recipe. Bursting with flavor while using very simple ingredients.

Ingredients

Ricotta Mixture:

Cajun Seasoning Blend:

Instructions

  1. Add the onions and peppers to a large skillet with oil and cook until translucent.
  2. Stir in the fresh garlic and red crushed pepper.
  3. Add the beef to the skillet and cook until browned completely.
  4. Stir in the tomato paste, season with 2 tsp of the Cajun seasoning blend and salt and pepper.
  5. Add the crushed tomatoes, some fresh basil, cover, and reduce the heat to low. Cook for 1 hour.
  6. To make the ricotta cheese mixture, mix the ricotta cheese, 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, egg, 1/2 tsp Cajun seasoning, salt, and pepper. Set aside.
  7. Add the remaining Cajun seasoning to the simmering meat sauce and check for salt.
  8. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  9. To assemble the lasagna, add about 1/4 cup to a 9×13 inch baking dish. Place some no-boil lasagna noodles and then spread about 1/4 cup of the ricotta mixture on top of the noodles. Add mozzarella cheese and then a layer of meat sauce. Repeat this step until you reach the top. Add the remaining fresh basil to the final layer and cover with the remaining cheddar and mozzarella cheese. Cover with aluminum foil and cook for 25 minutes. Uncover and cook for an additional 5 minutes under the broiler. let the lasagna sit for 15 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

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