Make Ahead Lasagna

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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook lasagna noodles according to package directions.
  • in separate bowl, combine cottage cheese, ricotta cheese, parmesan cheese and 1 cup mozzarella cheese and pesto.
  • In large skillet, brown ground beef, draining off any accumulated grease. Add chopped onion and minced garlic. Saute' until onion is translucent. Stir in pasta sauce.
  • Layer 1 cup beef mixture, 3 noodles, and 2 1/2 cups cottage cheese mixture in a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch baking dish. Top with 3 noodles, 2 cups beef mixture, and 3 more noodles. Top with remaining cottage cheese mixture, 3 noodles, and beef mixture. Sprinkle with remaining 1 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese.
  • Cover with plastic and then foil. Refrigerate overnight.
  • Remove from refrigerator and let set on counter until oven is pre-heated to 375.
  • Bake covered for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake for 20 additional minutes, or until cheese is bubbly and lightly browned.
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