Homemade Three Meat Bolognese Lasagna

In this Homemade Three Meat Bolognese Lasagna, a rich and flavorful, homemade bolognese sauce consisting of ground beef, pork and veal along with vegetables, herbs, wine and cream, slowly simmered over a couple of hours. This robust bolognese sauce is the backbone to this lasagna. Spoonfuls are layered between noodles, mozzarella cheese and a creamy mascarpone and ricotta mixture. 

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You may remember, last year Pat and I took our first trip just the two of us, to Las Vegas for our honeymoon/anniversary. [why we waited 16 years, I have no clue.] First of all, Las Vegas has some of the best restaurants I’ve ever ate at. We ate tremendously in the 4 days we were there. On our last night in Vegas, we went to FiAmma Trattoria & Bar which is an upscale Italian restaurant located in our hotel, at the MGM Grand. I immediately ordered a glass of Malbec and skimmed the specials while Pat perused the main menu.

I’m a sucker for ordering from the specials. Most likely because I’m guaranteed to find something I’ve never had before and nine times out of 10 it tastes amazing– they don’t call it today’s “specials” for nothing, amiright. In the end, Pat ordered his usual Italian go-to of chicken fettuccine and Caesar salad and I ordered the three meat bolognese lasagna [from the specials] and a pear and walnut salad.

After the first forkful, it was clear to me that this lasagna would be one of the best lasagnas my taste buds will ever have the pleasure to experience.

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Well. Until this one, of course. 😉

This is not a carbon copy of FiAmma. For that, you need to go to Vegas. I was simply inspired to make my own three meat bolognese and layer it with noodles and a simple mascarpone ricotta cheese filling. Baked until golden and bubbly and perfect.

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