Easy Sausage Lasagna

Easy Sausage Lasagna Recipe

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  • Author: Moms Who Think
  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 Hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes


You can make any number of variations on your lasagna dish, but this Italian sausage recipe will really help set it apart.




  • 1 pound Italian sausage links
  • 26 ounces pasta sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 15 ounces ricotta or cottage cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tablespoons dried Italian seasoning
  • 8 lasagna noodles, uncooked
  • 4 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Parmesan cheese, optional


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Fry the sausage according to package directions.
  2. Cut sausages in half lengthwise, then into 1/4-inch slices.
  3. In a large skillet, combine the sausage, pasta sauce and water. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes.
  4. In a bowl, combine the ricotta cheese, egg, and Italian seasoning.
  5. Spread one third of the pasta sauce mixture over the bottom of a greased 13×9-inch baking dish.
  6. Layer with half of the noodles and half of the ricotta cheese mixture.
  7. Sprinkle with half of the mozzarella cheese. Top with a third of the sauce.
  8. Layer with the remaining noodles, ricotta cheese mixture and mozzarella cheese.
  9. Top with the remaining sauce. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese if desired.
  10. Bake, uncovered, for about 1 hour or until noodles are tender and sauce is bubbly.
  11. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes before serving. Serves 10.

  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Italian

Keywords: easy sausage lasagna, lasagna sauce