I still can’t believe I created my own lasagna. 88|
Well, to be fair, I got the idea from a frozen lasagna I bought at Target…but I still had to figure out how to make it myself!
I made homemade pesto with basil, walnuts, garlic, spinach (to keep it green), and olive oil. I fried a combination of regular pork sausage and hot italian sausage then added some chopped walnuts. I cheated a bit with the sauce and combined a jar of Four Cheese Alfredo, a dry packet mix of Creamy Basil Pesto (prepared), and the homemade pesto. I bought fresh mozzarella and fresh ricotta (which I mixed with shredded mozzarella, grated Romano, and an egg).
It took me a good 30 minutes to do the prep work and about 15 minutes to put it together, then 45 minutes in a 375° oven (which was either too high or too long, the top-most cheese layer was too brown).
And man was it yummy! WOW! Most of it went in the freezer (we are stocking up for when the baby comes) but we’re having it for dinner again tonight! (I had some extra filling so I made a side dish of it.)