16 oz. box of angel hair pasta
Small jar of spaghetti sauce
1 pound ground beef
2 Tbsp. parmesan cheese
3 Tbsp. butter, melted
16 to 32 oz. ricotta cheese (to taste)
3 to 4 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded
Preheat oven to 350º
Spray bottom of casserole dish with cooking spray.
Cook pasta. Drain, rinse and let cool.
Cook ground beef. Drain off fat.
Add spaghetti sauce to cooked ground beef.
Mix eggs, melted butter and parmesan in bottom of casserole dish.
Add noodles, mix with egg mixture and form crust out of noodle mixture.
Carefully add a layer of ricotta cheese – not too thin.
Add a layer of spaghetti sauce over the ricotta.
Add a layer of mozzarella – thickness to your taste.
Bake 15 to 30 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Old-Fashioned Meat Loaf
3 slices white bread, torn into small pieces
¼ cup milk
1 ¼ pound lean ground beef
2 eggs, lightly beaten
¼ cup ketchup
¼ cup chopped onion
2 Tbsp. parsley
1 clove garlic, minced
½ tsp. salt
¼ tsp. dry mustard
¼ tsp. pepper
Preheat oven to 350º.
Soak bread in milk in a large bowl for 5 minutes.
Add remaining ingredients.
Shape into an 8 x 5 x 1 ½ inch loaf pan.
Baked at 350º for 50 to 60 minutes.