Dutch Oven Lasagna
Recipe type: Dutch Oven, Camping Recipes, Lasagna
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Serves: Serves 6
Cook your own lasagna at camp using a Dutch Oven.
  • 1 jar spaghetti sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon Italian spices
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Ricotta filling
  • 16 oz. ricotta cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon Italian spices
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese
  • Remaining ingredients
  • 3 cups mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 box oven ready lasagna noodles
  1. At home I mix up the ricotta filling and place in a plastic container. Prepackage the Italian spices and garlic needed in a baggie for the sauce.
  2. Start 38 charcoal briquettes in a charcoal chimney.
  3. At camp brown the ground beef in a large pan with the cooking oil. Add the onion and cook until translucent. Add the sauce and spices. Simmer for 15 minutes over medium heat.
  4. To assemble spray the Dutch oven with cooking spray.
  5. Spread a thin layer of sauce on bottom.
  6. Add a layer of the noodles, breaking to fit the pan.
  7. Spread with a layer of ricotta cheese mixture.
  8. Top with a layer of sauce.
  9. Add a layer of mozzarella cheese.
  10. Repeat 2 more times.
  11. Top with the parmesan cheese. (leave last layer of mozzarella cheese until last 15 minutes of cooking time.)
  12. Add lid to Dutch oven.
  13. Add 17 coals to the bottom of fire pit.
  14. Place Dutch Oven on top.
  15. Add 21 coals around the outside of the lid.
  16. Cook for 45 minutes.
  17. Remove lid carefully. Add last layer of mozzarella cheese. Replace top. Cook another 15 minutes.
  18. Let set 10 minutes before serving.
Recipe by Camping Adventures at https://adventures.camp/dutch-oven-lasagna/