Easy Lasagna - No Ricotta

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by lilchris

My husband refuses to eat anything with Ricotta Cheese. I tried several different versions and this was his favorite. Now, it's the only lasagna I fix.

Top Review by Kasey S.

This lasagna was delicious and super easy! I don't like ricotta so it was perfect. I did add a bit of salt and about 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes to the ground beef mixture, and a tablespoon or so of both fresh parsley and fresh basil to the sauce mixture before layering.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400. Cook lasagna noodles according to package directions. Meanwhile, cook ground beef, onion, garlic, and pepper in skillet until beef is browned; drain.
  2. Return beef to skillet and add the spaghetti sauce, water, parmesan cheese, and 1 cup of the mozzarella. Stir to mix.
  3. Lightly spray 9x13 glass baking dish with cooking spray. Place 3 lasagna noodles in bottom. Add 1/3 of the meat mixture. Repeat layers twice, ending with a layer of the meat mixture on the top.
  4. Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup mozzarella on top. Bake uncovered for 30 minutes.

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