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Arabic Style Baked Lasagna

Arabic Style Baked Lasagna

Posted by ilFornino New york on 20th Apr 2021

This delicious, single-serving wood fired oven baked lasagna recipe is easy to make. So, follow along and bake the best of lasagnas.



  • 1 large onion (diced)
  • 3 garlic cloves (diced)
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1lbs. ground lamb
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup feta
  • ½ cup fresh basil
  • 1 16 oz can of whole peeled plum tomatoes
  • 1 packet lasagna sheets
  • Sea salt & black pepper
  • 1 tbsp. Arabic seasoning mix ( black pepper, coriander, cinnamon, cloves, cumin, cardamom, nutmeg, and paprika)
  • Olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. dried oregano
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella


The recipe has been divided into three parts i.e., preparation of meat sauce, cheese mixture, and lasagna baking.

For the meat sauce:


1. In a large sauté pan, add 2 tbsp. olive oil, onions, and garlic and sauté on a medium flame for about 5 minutes until golden brown.

2. Add ground beef and lamb. Sauté for about 15 minutes until the meat is browned.

3. Add 1 tbsp. seasoning, sea salt, black peppers, and 1 tsp. fresh oregano. Mix well.

4. Add plum tomatoes and ⅓ cup freshly chopped basil leaves.

5. Let all the ingredients simmer for about 15 minutes on low flame. Turn off the flame and set it aside.

For lasagna sheet:

  • Bring a large pot of water to boil and add salt. Cook the lasagna sheets in it for 5-6 minutes (leave them slightly undercooked)

For cheese mixture:

  • Combine in a large bowl 1 cup ricotta cheese, 1 cup crumbled feta, a handful of fresh basil leaves, sea salt, and 1 tsp. of dried oregano. Mix it well.

Baking lasagne


1. Add 1 tbsp.of meat sauce as the base.

2. Lay the lasagna sheet. Cut to fit the oven-safe dish.

3. Add 2 tbsp. cheese mixture.

4. Repeat the layering and finish with a sprinkle of mozzarella cheese.

5. Bake the lasagna in a wood fired oven for 10 minutes or until the cheese is bubbly.