Monday, July 28, 2008

How to cook like a Chef?

How to cook like our dear chef Daniel?

Here's a meat lagsania recipe to help you.

** Please note that the result will varies with different people and cooking utensils**

Meat Lasagna--------------------
9 lasagna noodles
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 pound ground beef
1 pound bulk Italian sausage
1 (16 ounce) can sliced mushrooms, drained
1 teaspoon garlic salt
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon dried basil
4 (15 ounce) cans tomato sauce salt and pepper to taste
1 (15 ounce) container ricotta cheese
3 eggs, beaten
1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 pound shredded mozzarella cheese

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil.
Add the lasagna noodles and olive oil;
cook until al dente, 8 to 10 minutes; drain.
Cook the ground beef and sausage in a large pot over medium heat; drain.
Stir in the mushrooms, garlic salt, oregano, thyme, basil, and tomato sauce.
Season with salt and pepper; simmer 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, mix together the ricotta cheese, eggs, and Parmesan cheese in a bowl.
Ladle enough of the meat sauce into a 9x13 inch baking dish to cover the bottom in a thin layer.
Form a layer atop the sauce with 3 of the lasagna noodles.
Spread about 1/4 of the ricotta cheese mixture over the noodles.
Sprinkle about 1/3 of the mozzarella cheese over the ricotta cheese mixture and then ladle about 1/3 of the meat sauce over the mozzarella cheese. Repeat layering twice more, topping with the remaining 1/4 pound of mozzarella cheese. Bake in preheated oven 90 minutes.
Allow to sit 10 to 15 minutes before serving.

Happy cooking.

1 comment:

  1. i have to stay out of the kitchen as i can't stand the heat ;p