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Cannelloni-Style Lasagna

I created this lasagna, combining two family favorite dishes, for our family's Christmas celebration. It was extra special because my parents had just come back from a trip to Italy. —Deborah Loop, Clinton Township, Michigan
  • Total Time
    Prep: 1 hour Bake: 50 min. + standing
  • Makes
    12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped carrot
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3/4 pound ground beef
  • 3/4 pound ground pork
  • 1/3 cup white wine or beef stock
  • 2/3 cup beef stock
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 jars (15 ounces each) Alfredo sauce, divided
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 1 jar (24 ounces) marinara sauce
  • 1 package (9 ounces) no-cook lasagna noodles

Directions

  • In a Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion, celery and carrot; cook and stir 4-6 minutes or until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  • Add beef and pork; cook 4-6 minutes or until meat is no longer pink, breaking into crumbles; drain. Stir in wine. Bring to a boil; cook until liquid is almost evaporated, about 1 minute.
  • Stir in stock and seasonings; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 15 minutes to allow flavors to blend. Cool slightly. Remove bay leaf; stir in 1 cup Alfredo sauce and egg yolks.
  • Preheat oven to 350°. To assemble, spread 3/4 cup marinara sauce into a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Layer with four noodles, 3/4 cup Alfredo sauce and 2 cups meat mixture. Top with four noodles and 3/4 cup marinara sauce. Layer with four noodles, 3/4 cup Alfredo sauce and remaining meat mixture. Top with remaining noodles and marinara sauce. Drizzle remaining Alfredo sauce over top.
  • Bake, covered, 30 minutes. Uncover; bake 20-25 minutes longer or until bubbly. Let stand 15 minutes before serving.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 347 calories, 18g fat (8g saturated fat), 88mg cholesterol, 632mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 18g protein.

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