Lasagna From Tony's At Disney World

Yield: 6 servings

1 tb Olive oil
1 lb Ground beef
1 c Finely chopped onion
1 Cove garlic, finely chopped
1 ts Salt
1/4 ts Mixed Italian seasoning
1/2 ts Oregano leaves
1/4 ts Thyme
1/2 ts Spanish paprika
2 c Tomato puree
1/2 lb Lasagne noodles
2 qt Water
1 tb Olive oil
Salt to taste
1 1/2 c Ricotta cheese
1 Lg egg
Tabasco sauce to taste
3/4 ts Salt
--------Cheeses for final assembly-------------
3 oz Mozzarella cheese, sliced
3 tb Grated parmesan cheese
1 c Grated mozzarella cheese

Heat olive oil in saucepan. Crumble in ground beef and saute until beef is browned. Drain off excess fat. Add onion, garlic, salt, italian seasoning, oregano, thyme, paprika and tomato puree and mix well. Continue cooking for 5 minutes. Set aside.

Cook lasagne noodles in the boiling water with olive oil and salt. About 9 minutes. Drain and let cool. Set aside.

Combine ricotta cheese, egg, tabasco sauce and salt in blender or electric mixer and mix well at medium speed.

Assembling: In a 13x9x2-inch casserole spread a thin layer of meat sauce on bottom and put one layer of cooked lasagna noodles. Next, a layer of sliced mozzarella and on top of that add 1/3 of the meat sauce, then 1/2 of the ricotta mixture. Continue to layer until all ingredients are used. Top with grated Parmesan cheese. Bake at 350F for 40-45 minutes.