Meat Sauce Lasagna

Recipe by karen
READY IN: 2hrs




  • Brown ground beef with onion in large pot. Drain grease and return to pot.
  • Add tomato sauce & tomato paste, plus one can of water of each.
  • Add garlic powder, salt, pepper, basil and oregano.
  • Cook 45 minutes or more.
  • Just before you are ready to assemble the lasagna, bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add lasagna noodles, laying them flat. Do not break. Cook in boiling water for about 10-15 minutes, then drain.
  • While noodles are cooking, mix eggs with cottage cheese in a medium bowl.
  • Spray 9 x 13 glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • TO ASSEMBLE LASAGNA: Place layer of noodles on bottom of pan, cutting them to fit so they do not overlap.
  • Spread 1/2 of the cottage cheese over the noodles.
  • Place a layer of mozzarella cheese on the cottage cheese, cutting the cheese as needed to avoid overlapping.
  • Spread 1/2 of the meat sauce on top of the cheese.
  • Sprinkle with 2 oz Parmesan cheese.
  • Repeat layers (noodles, cottage cheese, mozzarella cheese, meat sauce and then Parmesan cheese).
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.
  • NOTE: Lasagna can be assembled in advance and baked just before serving. Let sit for a few minutes before cutting.