Beef Lasagna Recipe

beef lasagna

Here’s a simple and straightforward beef lasagna recipe tailored for 6 servings. It’s a classic dish that’s hearty, flavorful, and perfect for a family dinner or a cozy gathering.

Beef Lasagna Recipe


  1. Lasagna Noodles: 9-12 sheets (depending on the size of your baking dish)
  2. Ground Beef: 450 gram
  3. Onion: 1 medium, finely chopped
  4. Garlic Cloves: 2, minced
  5. Tomato Sauce: 710 ml
  6. Ricotta Cheese: 444 ml
  7. Mozzarella Cheese: 3 cups, shredded
  8. Parmesan Cheese: ½ cup, grated
  9. Egg: 1, beaten
  10. Olive Oil: 2 tablespoons
  11. Dried Basil: 1 teaspoon
  12. Dried Oregano: 1 teaspoon
  13. Salt and Pepper: To taste
  14. Fresh Basil Leaves (optional, for garnish)


  1. Preheat Oven: Set it to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Cook Noodles: Boil the lasagna noodles as per package instructions, then drain and set aside.
  3. Brown the Beef: In a skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add chopped onions and minced garlic, sauté until translucent. Add ground beef, breaking it apart with a spatula. Cook until browned. Season with salt, pepper, basil, and oregano.
  4. Add Tomato Sauce: Pour in the tomato sauce. Simmer for about 10 minutes, then remove from heat.
  5. Cheese Mixture: In a bowl, combine ricotta cheese, 2 cups of mozzarella, Parmesan, and beaten egg. Mix well.
  6. Layer the Lasagna: In a baking dish, spread a layer of meat sauce. Then add a layer of noodles, followed by half of the cheese mixture. Repeat with another layer of meat sauce, noodles, and cheese mixture.
  7. Top Layer: Finish with a final layer of noodles, the remaining meat sauce, and sprinkle with the remaining mozzarella cheese.
  8. Bake: Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 25 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for another 10-15 minutes until the cheese is bubbly and golden.
  9. Rest and Serve: Let it cool for about 10 minutes before serving. Garnish with fresh basil if desired.

Enjoy your meal! And to make your shopping easier, I’ll prepare a grocery list for you.

Grocery List

Here’s your grocery list for the beef lasagna, formatted for easy online shopping:

Lasagna Noodles: 9-12 sheets
Ground Beef: 1 lb
Onion: 1 medium
Garlic Cloves: 2
Tomato Sauce: 710 ml
Ricotta Cheese: 444 ml
Mozzarella Cheese: 3 cups, shredded
Parmesan Cheese: ½ cup, grated
Egg: 1
Olive Oil: 2 tablespoons
Dried Basil: 1 teaspoon
Dried Oregano: 1 teaspoon
Salt: To taste
Pepper: To taste
Fresh Basil Leaves: Optional, for garnish