Sausage Lasagna with Marinara Sauce

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Italian sausage combined with Barilla Marinara sauce make for a simple and savory take on this classic lasagna recipe.


Ingredients for 8 people

  • 1 box Barilla® Wavy Lasagne
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 diced medium onion
  • 1 pound Italian sausage
  • ½ cup white wine (optional)
  • 2 24-ounce jars of Barilla® Marinara sauce
  • 1 15-ounce container fresh ricotta
  • 1 cup diced mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup Parmigiano-Reggiano (reserve 1 tablespoon for top)
  • Salt and black pepper to taste


  1. 1
    Preheat oven to 375 ˚F
  2. 2
    Cook pasta according to package directions
  3. 3
    In a large skillet sauté onions in oil until translucent, about five minutes, then add sausage, salt, pepper and brown well until cooked through
  4. 4
    (Optional) Deglaze sausage with wine and reduce
  5. 5
    Add 4 cups Marinara sauce to the sausage mixture, bring to a boil
  6. 6
    Spray a 13 X 9” baking dish with cooking spray
  7. 7
    Pour 1 cup Marinara sauce on the bottom
  8. 8
    Layer 5 sheets of lasagna, top with 1 cup of sausage mixture, ½ cup ricotta and 2 tablespoons of Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
  9. 9
    Repeat for 2 more layers
  10. 10
    On the top layer pour the remaining Marinara sauce and cover with foil
  11. 11
    Bake in pre-heated oven for 20 minutes
  12. 12
    Top Lasagna with mozzarella and the Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
  13. 13
    Re-cover with foil and continue baking for another 10 minutes
  14. 14
    Before cutting the Lasagna, let it rest for 5 minutes

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