If you are like me and enjoy cooking a variety of Italian dishes, then you know that lasagna is one of my favorite meals to prepare. It is easy to prepare, fun to eat, and surprisingly healthy. Here are some great homemade lasagna recipe ideas that will help you enjoy this quick and delicious meal again. Lasagna picture If you have never made lasagna before, I highly recommend that you try this Italian staple this weekend! Authentic Italian lasagna directions: First, put a large deep skillet over medium heat. When pan is hot, add chopped onion and diced sausage if you have casings on them. Add olive oil and saute onion until onion begins to brown, then add ground sausage and tomato paste to the pan and stir well. When sausage is brown, add noodles to the pan and cook until noodles are soft and moist. Once noodles are soft, mix in the red sauce and red wine to the pasta mixture and stir well until the mixture begins to coat the noodles. Then add the red sauce mixture to the lasagna noodles and sprinkle with cheese as desired. Serve immediately to get the best flavor from your homemade Italian meal. If you want to have more of a traditional Italian lasagna recipe, then you can add the red sauce and red wine to the noodles first and then add to the tomato sauce.

Canned Sauce, or Fresh?

If you do not have a lot of time or if it is too difficult to do, you can even use canned red sauce and red wine. Lasagna figure Just be sure to read the labels to make sure you are using the right ones. As an alternative to using real red sauce, you can use canned white sauce. The reason you would want to use white sauce is so that you don't have to use extra red sauce or have to buy red sauce to cover up the taste of white sauce. White sauce has a milder flavor, which can easily blend in with the tomato sauce to create a delicious meal. Another thing you can do is to add a pinch of Italian red sauce to the noodles before pouring the sauce into the pan. This will add a little bit of color but will also give you a good level of thickness to the lasagna. When adding the sauce to the noodles, it is important to make sure you mix in thoroughly so that the pasta does not stick. when you place the noodles in the pan. You can add the red sauce and red wine to the noodles and cook at the same time, but if you are using red wine, then wait until the pasta is almost done cooking before adding the red sauce. It will add a little bit of extra flavor to the dish. Lasagna portrayal After adding the sauce and red sauce, you can add the cheese and continue to bake the lasagna until the cheese melts completely into the dough. This will give the cheese a nice melt-in-your-mouth flavor. If you want to add red sauce to the lasagna, then just add it at the end of baking the lasagna to give it that extra red taste and moisture. This will help the red sauce last a longer period of time. If you have made lasagna already, then you know how much you have to use olive oil in order to keep the meat moist while cooking. You can use one tablespoon of olive oil in one tablespoon of flour. and use this mixture in your cooking for about ten minutes before adding to the pasta. Making lasagna will be much easier and you will be able to have a wonderful homemade meal in no time.