Zesty Lasagna (Southern Living)

Recipe by JTsMom
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READY IN: 1hr 45mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Brown ground beef and garlic in a heavy skillet over medium heat until meat is browned, stirring to crumble meat, drain.
  • Stir in the tomato paste, water, mushrooms, bay leaves, salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, and oregano.
  • Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove the bay leaves.
  • Cook noodles according to package directions and drain.
  • Combine cottage cheese and sour cream in a medium bowl; stir well.
  • Layer half each of noodles, meat sauce, and cottage cheese mixture in a greased 12 x 8 x 2 inch baking dish.
  • Sprinkle with 3/4 cup mozzarella cheese.
  • Repeat layers of noodles, meat sauce and cottage cheese mixture.
  • Cover and bake at 350°F for 40 minutes.
  • Top with the remaining mozzarella cheese and bake an additional 5 minutes or until cheese melts.
  • Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.
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