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Garden Variety and Meat Lasagna

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Garden Variety and Meat Lasagna

Lasagna, a cherished Italian classic, has the remarkable ability to adapt to various culinary preferences. I’ve always like this mouthwatering variation that combines the heartiness of meat with an array of garden-fresh vegetables. It offers a delightful fusion of flavors and textures in this garden variety and meat lasagna.

Meat Meets Vegetables: Garden Variety and Meat Lasagna

This unique take on lasagna combines the savory richness of meat with the vibrant goodness of vegetables. It’s a marriage made in culinary heaven, where each ingredient plays a vital role in creating a harmonious symphony of tastes. The result is a dish that satisfies both meat lovers and veggie enthusiasts alike.

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Layers of Flavor

The secret to garden variety and meat lasagna is the careful layering of ingredients. Sheets of pasta are generously adorned with a flavorful meat sauce, which is complemented by a colorful medley of vegetables such as corn, onions, and mushrooms. Each layer offers a burst of taste and a pleasant contrast in textures, creating a true sensory delight.

Hearty and Wholesome

This vegetable-infused meat lasagna isn’t just about flavor; it’s also about balance. The addition of vegetables not only enhances the taste but also adds a nutritious element to the dish. It’s a comforting and hearty meal that allows you to savor the best of both worlds – indulgence and wholesomeness.

Customization at Your Fingertips

One of the beauties of this garden variety and meat lasagna variation is its adaptability. You can tailor it to suit your preferences. Adjust the vegetable selection, vary the types of meat, or experiment with spices and seasonings to create a personalized version that tickles your taste buds.

Meat Lasagna with an abundance of vegetables is a culinary masterpiece that proves you don’t have to choose between hearty meatiness and garden-fresh goodness. With its harmonious fusion of flavors and textures, this lasagna variation is a celebration of the best of both worlds. So, whether you’re preparing it for a special occasion or a cozy family dinner, this dish promises a delightful journey through layers of taste and a satisfying, balanced meal in every bite.


Garden Variety and Meat Lasagna


  • 8 Pieces of Lasagna Pasta Halved
  • 1 ½ lbs. Lean Ground Beef 80%
  • 2 Cups Corn Kernels
  • ¼ Cups Mushrooms Sliced
  • ¼ Cup White Onion Sliced
  • 10 Grape Tomatoes Sliced
  • 4 Celery Stalks Sliced
  • 1 Tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tsp. Onion Powder
  • ¼ Tsp. Black Powder
  • ¼ Tsp. Basil
  • ¼ Tsp. Parsley
  • 26 oz. Spaghetti Sauce
  • 6 oz. Tomato Paste
  • 15 oz. Ricotta Cheese
  • 3 Cups Italian Blend Cheese
  • ½ Cup Shredded Parmesan Cheese


  1. Cook and strain pasta according to package. On a cookie sheet coated with a thin layer of olive oil. Place pasta in an even layer and set aside. In a large pot over medium to high heat, brown meat. Strain grease from meat and run under cold water. Return the meat to pan. Add all vegetables, seasonings, and herbs. Cook on low heat for 5 minutes. Add spaghetti sauce and tomato paste. Cook on low for 5 minutes. Remove pan from heat.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°. Using an 8x8 casserole dish, place a single layer of lasagna pasta on bottom of pan. Scoop a layer of meat sauce on top of the first layer of pasta. Dollop ricotta cheese on top of the layer of meat and top with ¼ cup parmesan cheese. Start a second layer of pasta and add another meat, ricotta, and parmesan layer. Add the last layer of pasta. Top with Italian cheese blend.

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Garden Variety and Meat Lasagna - The Kreative Life


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