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Oh man this is good. Can't wait to make this meat lasagna recipe again. Best dinner ever and freezes for an easy weeknight meal

World's BEST Meat Lasagna

Absolute best meat lasagna recipe you will try. As a bonus it's freezer friendly making it perfect for an easy weeknight family meal. 
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Resting Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Course: Main Course
Keyword: dinner, Food, Recipe


  • 8-10 Lasagna noodles cooked or not if you use no boil noodles
  • 6 C Marinara Sauce your favorite homemade or store bought about 1 C per layer
  • 1 lbs Mild Italian Sausage
  • 1/2 C Mozzarella
  • 1/2 C Parmesan Cheese

4 C Bachemel Sauce (recipe below)

  • 4 TBS Butter
  • 5 TBS Flour
  • 1/2 C Parmesan Cheese this is in addition to the bachemel
  • 4 C Milk
  • onion powder about 1/2 tsp adjust to taste
  • nutmeg about 1/8 tsp adjust to taste
  • garlic salt 1-2 tsp adjust to taste
  • pepper about 1/8 tsp adjust to taste
  • Italian seasoning about 1 TBS adjust to taste


  • Cook pasta if needed.
  • Brown sausage and drown excess drippings.
  • Make Bachemel sauce by melting butter in a large pan over medium high heat.
  • Mix in flour and cook for a minute stirring.
  • Turn heat down to medium low and whisk in milk slowly making sure to incorporate and minimize any flour lumps.
  • Add in cheese and seasoning. Start conservatively with the seasonings and add until it suits your taste.
  • Cook until thick enough that it will hold it’s shape when you swipe some off a spoon dipped into the sauce.
  • Set aside.
  • Assemble the lasagna as pictured above.
  • Bake at 450 F for 30-45 minutes.
  • Broil to brown the top if desired.
  • Let rest for at least 10 minutes before serving if you want it to set. We’re always too impatience and just eat it right away.
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