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“This feeds a crowd. It is wonderful, my friends and I in MN got this recipe from a Italian cookbook in the library, of course we did not write down the title or the author of the book. We have all made this for many years! It is great with a tossed green salad, garlic bread and a good merlot wine!”
1hr 50mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. saute: garlic, sugar, and salt.
  2. add: Italian sausage and ground beef and brown.
  3. add: basil, fennel, pepper, tomatoes, paste, and simmer sauce for at least 20- 30 minutes, until sauce thickens.
  4. boil noodles and drain.
  5. Mix together in a bowl: ricotta cheese, egg, and parsley, if thick ad a little milk.
  6. set aside.
  7. Layers: Sauce to cover bottom of pan, 1/2 of the noodles, 1/2 ricotta, sauce, 1/4 cup of parmesan cheese, noodles, ricotta, mozzarella, sauce and parmesan.
  8. bake covered for 25 minutes 375 degrees.
  9. bake uncovered for 25 minutes.

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