Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

This is delicious hot out of the oven, recipe is from Dream Dinner cookbook. Excellent choice for a dinner party. However, my family does not like this reheated for leftovers.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Spray 9x13 dish with cooking spray.
  2. Brown ground beef, about 10 minutes on medium-high heat, drain off fat.
  3. Combine in large bowl cooked beef, marinara, tomatoes, roasted peppers, tomato paste, garlic, parsley, Italian seasoning, basil and sugar and stir well.
  4. In seperate bowl, combine egg, cottage cheese, Parmesan, ricotta, salt, and pepper.
  5. Layer in dish: 1/2 c sauce, 4 noodles, 1 1/2 c cheese mixture, and 1 c mozzarella. Repeat,ending with cheese.
  6. Bake covered at 375 for 20 minutes. Remove foil and bake additional 15 minutes, until cheese is melted.

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