How to Make Delicious 5 cheese lasagna

5 cheese lasagna. Top with half of the mascarpone/ricotta cheese mixture. (It. Produces a drier lasagna since the noodles are cooked in the sauce. Tender pasta sheets layered with mozzarella, provolone, Pecorino Romano, parmesan and ricotta for an ultimately cheesy lasagna.

All items are packed cold and may require reheating. This lasagna also uses five different cheeses! Don't worry it doesn't make it complicated- just taste good. You can make 5 cheese lasagna using 15 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you make it.

Ingredients of 5 cheese lasagna

  1. You need 1.5 jars of garlic onion pasta sauce.
  2. You need 2 tablespoons of sugar.
  3. You need 4 tablespoons of Italian herbs.
  4. You need 2 of table spoons onion powder.
  5. Prepare 2 tablespoons of garlic powder.
  6. You need 1 teaspoon of salt.
  7. You need 1 tablespoon of pepper.
  8. It’s 1 can of diced tomatoes with garlic.
  9. You need 1 pound of ground beef.
  10. Prepare 1 box of lasagna noodles.
  11. It’s 2-8 ounce of bags of mozzarella shredded cheese.
  12. It’s 2-8 ounce of bags shredded Colby jack cheese.
  13. It’s 1 cup of grated or shredded parmesan cheese.
  14. You need 1-24 ounce of tub of cottage cheese.
  15. Prepare 1-15 ounce of tub ricotta cheese.

I used mozzarella, ricotta, cottage cheese (something my mom always put in lasagna), provolone and Parmasan cheese. If you don't want all the cheese just cut some of it out, but beware it won't be full of that cheesy goodness! We love cheese in my house, I love cheese but I'm gonna have to give it up sooner or later cause I'm considering becoming a vegan (yes, a vegan). This lasagna is a little bit classy and works perfectly for holiday meals!

5 cheese lasagna step by step

  1. Cooked ground beef and chop finely..
  2. Mix 1/2 of all the spices into the ground beef and add in spaghetti sauce and diced tomatoes. Add all of the sugar into it..
  3. Boil noodles until Aldente and drain. Do not rinse pasta..
  4. Start by layering your 13×9 baking pan with noodles then spread some of the ricotta on them then cottage cheese, top with ground beef and sauce mixture then all cheeses, and season each layer as you go with remaining spices..
  5. Repeat until Pan is full topping the final layer with noodles, sauce and meat mixture and shredded cheeses. Keep cottage cheese and ricotta for the internal layers not for the final top layer. I add a little extra Italian seasoning and pepper on top. For appearance and taste..
  6. Cover and bake on 375 for 35-45 minutes until got all the way through and cheese fully melted. Remove foil last 10 minutes for baking to brown cheese lightly..
  7. Let stand for at least 30 minutes before serving so sauce and noodles can set a little firmer. Pairs great with Texas toast or salad or perfectly delicious all by itself! This recipe makes at least an 8-10 lb pan of lasagna but holds for about 5-7 days in the fridge..

And please don't forget you need a lasagna lugger to take this beautiful lasagna with you to your holiday event! Refrigerate the cheese filling and remaining cream sauce. Cook the lasagna noodles as directed on the package. Repeat pasta and cheese layering; top with remaining three lasagna noodles. Olive Garden Five Cheese Lasagna is a meatless dish that can be made ahead of time and reheated later.

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