READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by kittycara

This is my quick way of doing a large lasagna good and cheesy.

Top Review by rickoholic83

Great, easy and tasty recipe! I used 1/2 ground beef and 1/2 hot pork sausage for the meat and added 1/2 an onion and 2 T minced garlic while browning. As I was going from my memory of the ingredients while at the store, I mistakenly picked up 1 container of ricotta cheese instead of 2 containers of cottage cheese. No worked perfectly. :) Lastly, I cut the pasta down to a 16 oz. box and added a bit more Italian cheese. Thanks for sharing this great pasta recipe, kittycara. It was wonderful!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 (12 ounce) boxes bow tie pasta, cooked and drained
  • 1 34 lbs cooked ground beef
  • 2 (16 ounce) jars spaghetti sauce, any flavor but best with a good chunky one and a roasted garlic
  • 2 (16 ounce) containers cottage cheese
  • 16 ounces shredded 5 Italian cheese blend
  • 2 teaspoons garlic
  • salt and pepper


  1. In the cooked beef add the sauce and garlic simmer on low.
  2. After the bow-tie are drained really well put the cottage cheese and one of the shredded chesses in and mix well.
  3. In a 13x9 bake dish layer first part if the sauce and then half of the bow tie mixture.
  4. Then repeat until all is gone. Top with remaining shredded cheese.
  5. Bake at 350°F for about 20 until heated through and cheese is melted.
  6. Enjoy.
  7. I also think this would be good to add veggies such as grated zucchini and mushroom or any you would like.

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