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Pepperoni Sausage Lasagna - Recipe

This American classic dish offers a different twist with the addition of pepperoni.
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Pepperoni Sausage Lasagna Recipe
  • Preheat oven to 375° F.
  • Cook pasta noodles according to package directions.
  • Remove noodles from water when finished cooking and lay them out on paper towels.
  • In a skillet sauté the pepperoni over medium heat until crispy, approximately 3-4 minutes.
  • Remove and drain on a paper towel.
  • Wipe out the skillet and add the hamburger and sausage with 1/2 cup of the onion.
  • Cook until the meat is no longer pink and the onions are tender.
  • Drain on a paper towel.
  • For the tomato sauce, heat the olive oil in a saucepan.
  • Add the onion and cook over medium heat until translucent.
  • Add the garlic and cook 2 more minutes.
  • Then add the tomatoes and cook over low heat 1/2 hour.
  • Add basil and oregano and continue to cook for another 1/2 hour.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Cool and store in the refrigerator until ready to use.
  • In a baking pan, pour one cup of the tomato sauce in the bottom and spread it out to cover.
  • Then layer 3-4 noodles on the sauce, overlapping slightly.
  • Top with 1/3 cup of ricotta, 1/3 cup mozzarella cheese, 1/3 of the sausage and hamburger, then sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
  • Top with 1/2 cup of tomato sauce and 1/4 cup of the pepperoni.
  • Repeat layers 2 more times.
  • On the very top layer, finish with a layer of the remaining ricotta cheese, tomato sauce, mozzarella and pepperoni.
  • Sprinkle all over with parmesan cheese.
  • Bake 40-45 minutes or until the top is bubbly and lightly browned.
  • Remove from the oven and let it sit for 15 minutes before serving.
Prep Time: 1.5 hours
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Container: 9 x 13 x 2 baking pan, large skillet, stock pot
Servings: 12
-2 pounds lasagna noodles
-8 ounces pepperoni - sliced
-15 ounces ricotta cheese
-2 cups mozzarella cheese - shredded
-1 cup parmesan cheese - grated
-1 pound Italian sausage
-1 pound ground beef
-1/2 cup onion - diced
- Tomato Sauce:
-3 tablespoons olive oil
-1 yellow onion - diced
-5 cloves garlic - crushed
-6 cups Roma tomatoes - skinned and diced
-2 tablespoons basil leaves - chopped
-1 tablespoon oregano - chopped
- salt and pepper to taste