Susanna's Lasagna- a family recipe

Susanna's Lasagna- a family recipe

This recipe was found on a local community chat. It sounded great and we asked if we could try it. Its just the recipe everyone needs tucked in their favorite cookbook. So Thank you, Susanna Brennan. Your gift card is on its way!


1 1⁄4lbs  Italian sausage, casings removed (I use spicy)
1 (28 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce, of your choice
1 (14 1/2 ounce) can diced tomatoes
1 1⁄2 cups  water
2 garlic cloves, chopped
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
12 ounces  ricotta cheese (about 3/4 small container)
3 cups grated mozzarella cheese
1⁄2 cup grated parmesan cheese
2 eggs
1 tablespoon  parsley
1⁄2 teaspoon  ground black pepper
1 (8 ounce) package lasagna noodles, uncooked


• Pre-heat oven to 350.
• In large pan, brown italian sausage; drain.
• Add spaghetti sauce, diced tomatoes, water, garlic and italian seasoning. Cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes.
• In medium bowl, combine ricotta, 2 cups of the mozzarella, parmesan, eggs, parsley and pepper. Mix well.
• Pour about 1 cup of the sauce on bottom of 9x13 pan.
• Arrange 3 uncooked lasagna noodles over sauce; cover with about 1 cup sauce.
• Spread 1/2 the cheese filling over sauce.
• Repeat layers of lasagna, sauce and cheese filling.
• Top with layer of lasagna and remaining sauce; sprinkle with remaining 1 cup mozzarella cheese.
• Cover with foil and bake at 350 for 45 minutes.
• Remove foil; bake an additional 15 minutes.
• Let stand 10 minutes before cutting.
Susanna Brennan, Owner
Scratch and Sniff Pet Supplies (great store in Jarrettsville, Md)
(410) 215-1191