Greek-Style Lasagna


You can use lamb or beef in this hearty main dish casserole recipe.

Greek-Style Lasagna
Photo: Kritsada Panichgul
Prep Time:
45 mins
Bake Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 20 mins


  • 9 dried lasagna noodles (about 8 ounces)

  • 1 pound ground lamb or beef

  • 1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 8 ounce can tomato sauce

  • ¼ cup dry red wine or beef broth

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 3 tablespoon butter

  • 3 tablespoon all-purpose flour

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 ¾ cup milk

  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • 1 2.25 ounce can sliced pitted ripe olives, drained

  • 8 ounce crumbled feta cheese

  • 8 ounce white cheddar cheese, shredded


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F. Cook noodles according to package directions; drain and rinse. In large skillet cook meat, onion, and garlic until meat is brown. Drain off fat. Stir in tomato sauce, wine, oregano, and cinnamon. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes. Gradually stir meat mixture into 1 beaten egg; set aside.

  2. In medium saucepan melt butter; stir in flour and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Add milk. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly; cook and stir 1 minute more. Stir in 1/4 cup Parmesan; set aside. Combine 2 eggs and remaining Parmesan. To assemble, spread 2 tablespoons cheese sauce in a 13x9x2-inch baking dish or 3-quart rectangular casserole. Top with 3 noodles, one-third each of the meat sauce, remaining cheese sauce, and olives. Drizzle with one-third of egg-Parmesan mixture; sprinkle with one-third each of cheeses. Repeat layers twice. Bake, uncovered, 35 to 40 minutes or until hot. Let stand 10 minutes. Makes 12 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

372 Calories
22g Fat
21g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 372
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 28%
Saturated Fat 12g 60%
Cholesterol 128mg 43%
Sodium 588mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 21g
Vitamin C 0.6mg 3%
Calcium 333.2mg 26%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 222mg 5%
Folate, total 56.4mcg
Vitamin B-12 1.6mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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