Total Time
1hr
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

The recipe was in a cook book from the 50's, I have changed it a little. My suggestion is to make it one day and serve it reheated the next, as with many dishes it is better the next day.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Brown meat slowly; drain fat.
  2. Add next 5 ingredients.
  3. Simmer uncovered 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Cook noodles in large amount boiling salted water till tender; drain;rinse.
  5. (don't over cook,they will cook another 30 minutes in oven).
  6. Combine remaining ingredients, except Mozzarella.
  7. Place a little sauce in the bottom of 9x13 pan and spread thinly over bottom (keeps it from sticking).
  8. Place a layer of noddles in bottom of pan spread with half the cottage cheese filling;add half the Mozzarella cheese and half the meat sauce.
  9. Repeat layers.
  10. Bake at 375% about 30 minutes.
  11. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting in squares, filling will set slightly.
Most Helpful

Thank you, I was looking for a classic and easy lasagna recipe. I used ricotta instead of cottage, just my preference, but otherwise great!

Lisajean77 December 16, 2009

Really really good. A very large amount [which is always better in my house!] and you're right; definitly better the next day reheated!

orn_ge_mnm December 30, 2008