Dr. Richard Ireland's Psychic Phenomemnon Lasagna
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Recipe Type: Entree
Cuisine: American Italian
Serves: 8-10
 
Dr. Ireland's lasagna recipe is so good that I won a contest with it at the Waikiki Yacht Club. versatile, you can substitute your favorite ingredients and your family will love it.
Ingredients
  • In saucepan heat together for 20 minutes:
  • 2 small cans tomato paste
  • 3 small cans tomato sauce
  • 2 cans chopped tomatoes
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine or squeezed in garlic press
  • Grate in food processor and sauté in olive oil:
  • 1 large onion
  • 2 stalks celery
  • 3 carrots grated
  • When sauté is soft add this to above:
  • 2 TBS. Italian seasoning
  • 6 tablespoon parsley flakes or fresh
  • 1 large bay leaf
  • 2 shots Marsala wine or red wine
  • Fennel seeds to taste
  • For layers:
  • 1 cup of chopped black olives
  • 2 cans of drained mushrooms or 1 cup fresh
  • Sauté together and drain off grease:
  • ½ pound of pork sausage, unseasoned
  • 1 pound of ground beef OR use turkey or chicken sausage
  • More for layering:
  • I large carton cottage cheese or ricotta
  • Lasagne noodles
  • Frozen baby peas, thawed or frozen spinach thawed and squeezed out. Your choice.
  • ½ cup Grated Parmesan or Romano cheese to sprinkle on top.
Instructions
  1. Cook tomatoes and sauce together for 20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile in another pan sauté the vegetables together until clear then add the seasonings and wine, cook for 20 minutes and cool.
  3. Preheat oven to 275 degrees F.
  4. You may cook the noodles or not, up to you.
  5. Sauté the meat and drain.
  6. If you are using cottage cheese add a squeeze of fresh lemon juice to it before you mix in parsley;If using ricotta just add the parsley, set aside.
  7. Layer ingredients in rectangular glass dish 9 x 13 or larger, beginning with sauce noodles, sauce, cheese mixture, noodles sauce, peas or spinach, meat, sauce olives etc. finish with sauce.
  8. Cover with foil and bake for 25 minutes.
  9. Remove foil and continue baking for 25 more minutes.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at https://honestcooking.com/dr-richard-irelands-psychic-phenomenon-lasagna-recipe-2/