A: 1/2C olive oil, hot
2C red onion, diced
4c garlic, minced
3 slices bacon
B: 1t salt
1t black pepper, ground
2t basil
2t oregano
C: 1 1/2C red wine
D: 56oz tomatoes, canned
2C tomato sauce
E: 3/4# ground beef, lean
1/4C Parmesan cheese
2 eggs
1C parsley, minced
4c garlic, minced
2t salt
2t black pepper, ground
F: 1/2C flour
G: 1/2C olive oil, hot
H: 1# Italian sausage, patties or links
I: 15oz ricotta cheese
2 eggs
2C Parmesan cheese
1/2C parsley, chopped
1C spinach, chopped
3/4# mozzarella, grated
1t salt
1t black pepper, ground
J: 16 lasagna noodles
1/4# mozzarella, grated
1. Place (A) in heavy pot and brown over low heat. Add (B), allowing spices to toast slightly, then add (C), and simmer until reduced, about 20 minutes.
2. Add (D), crushing tomatoes if needed, and simmer for 60 minutes.
3. Combine (E) in a bowl and shape with hands to make meatballs. Coat in (F) and fry lightly in (G), then add to simmering sauce.
4. Fry (H) in (G), then add to simmering sauce.
5. Combine (I) in bowl and mix well. Remove meat from sauce, chop coarsely, and reserve.
6. Assemble with (J), layering in 9x13 baking dish: {sauce, noodles, 3x {sauce, meat, cheese, noodles}, sauce, cheese, mozzarella}. This makes strata with 4 noodle layers total.
7. Bake in 350F oven for 30 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes before serving.

Servings: 12

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