Cool-jams Favorite Lasagna

January 13, 2014 2 min read

Always a crowd-pleaser,  our favorite Cool-jams lasagna recipe with mozzarella, ricotta, and Parmesan cheeses, sweet Italian sausage, spinach, and a homemade tomato sauce. Serve with garlic bread and a green salad. You'll have them coming back for more and more! Cool-jams Lasagna Cool-jams Lasagna Ingredients: 12 uncooked lasagna noodles 1 pound sweet Italian sausage 2/3 cup chopped onions 1/2 tablespoon minced garlic 2/3 cup chopped fresh parsley, divided 3 (6 ounce) cans tomato paste 1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce 2 cups water 1 1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning 1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano 1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil leaves 1 pound part-skim ricotta cheese 1 (10 ounce) package chopped spinach, thawed and squeeze dried 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 3 eggs 2 teaspoons garlic salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x13-inch baking dish. 2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add lasagna noodles and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain. 3. In skillet over medium heat, brown the sausage with the onions, garlic and 1/2 the parsley; drain excess fat. Add tomato paste, tomato sauce, water, Italian seasoning, oregano, and basil; mix well. Simmer, covered, for 5 minutes; stirring occasionally. 4. In a bowl, combine remaining parsley and ricotta, spinach, Parmesan, eggs, garlic salt, and pepper; mix well. 5. Spread 2 cups sauce in the bottom of the prepared baking dish. Begin layering with 4 noodles, 1/2 cheese mix, 1/3 remaining sauce, and 1 cup mozzarella. Repeat this layer again; the last layer will be noodles, sauce and mozzarella cheese. Cover pan with aluminum foil. 6. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes. Remove the foil; bake, uncovered, an additional 10 minutes, or until cheese is bubbly and starting to brown. Let cool 10 minutes before serving.