This recipe use the no boil method for the noodles, a real timesaver! Try these variations for a multi-purpose recipe: substitute the ground beef with sweet Italian sausage, add frozen chopped spinach, or a half cup of frozen broccoli or cauliflower. For a white lasagna try an Alfredo sauce instead of the tomato sauce.

Missy
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a medium size skillet cook ground beef. After beef is brown, add chopped onion and green pepper, mushrooms, and stir until vegetables are tender. Stir in the can of tomato sauce.

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  • In a large bowl mix the eggs, half of the shredded mozzarella cheese, cottage cheese, ricotta cheese, milk, and bread crumbs.

  • To assemble, coat bottom of 9x13 inch casserole dish with a third of the sauce mixture. Layer uncooked noodles on top. Add another third of the sauce, and then half of the cheese mixture. Repeat layering with noodles, cheese, and sauce. Sprinkle remaining shredded mozzarella cheese on top.

  • Bake in a preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven for 45 minutes. Let stand 10 to 15 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

525.6 calories; 37.4 g protein; 47.5 g carbohydrates; 142.8 mg cholesterol; 1025.7 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

Reviews (29)

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Rating: 5 stars
04/03/2003
I thought this looked a little sketchy at first but I made it for my girlfriend and I and it was absolutely wonderful! Highly recommended! mat Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 2 stars
11/23/2007
A little bland for my tastes. No garlic=Not Italian. Add some garlic and basil for starters. Read More
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43 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 27
  • 4 star values: 6
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 3
Rating: 2 stars
11/23/2007
A little bland for my tastes. No garlic=Not Italian. Add some garlic and basil for starters. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/03/2003
I thought this looked a little sketchy at first but I made it for my girlfriend and I and it was absolutely wonderful! Highly recommended! mat Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/09/2010
Excellent and easy base recipe. I made the following changes. I increased all portions by 15% and made each layer thicker. Used Butter Milk rather than normal milk. Substituted a double amount of wheat germ for bread crumbs. (I always find this tastier than bread crumbs in recipes) And spiced the meat to our taste. Topped with thawed and drained chopped frozen spinach and then the final Mozarella. Baked for 40 minutes and then changed the oven to top grill at a higher heat to brown it off for ten. Came out looking and smelling fantastic. Family ate every last bit! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/02/2006
This was my first time ever attempting to make lasagna. This is a fantastic recipe even for a beginner. My family loved it. A friend said it was better than his mothers who had been making lasagna forever. I think that says it all. Will absolutely make again. My family said I had to. Great Job Missy! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/13/2006
This was a great lasagna recipe and pretty easy to make! All that it needed was a little salt/pepper which could be added when browning the ground beef. I added it after the fact and it turned out great. Thanks for the recipe!:) Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/12/2006
This was my first time making lasagna. I followed this recipe exactly and it turned out great! I made it for my family and everyone really enjoyed it and thought that is was excellent! Thanks for a great recipe. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/21/2008
I used sauce with mushrooms already added and regular lasagna noodles. I took it to a potluck and got rave reviews. Thanks so much and by the way I didn't take the credit!!! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/18/2006
Wonderful recipe!!! I normally don't use cottage cheese in lasagna but wanted to try something different. I ended up getting company when I made this and was asked for the recipe. Thanks for this post! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
01/14/2009
Overall I'd say this recipe for lasagna was okay. I added about two and a half TBSP. of garlic and increased the tomato sauce by at least a half cup although it was still a little dry. (I used part of a jar of Ragu with basil in it.) I also added a 10 oz. pkg of spinach threw in some leftover slices of Italian sausage and used on an 8 oz. pkg of oven ready lasagna. I'll try a different lasagna recipe next time... Read More
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