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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 244.0
  • Total Fat: 10.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 53.8 mg
  • Sodium: 451.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.7 g
  • Protein: 17.3 g

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Easy Lasagna

Submitted by: JESSANN917

Introduction

I got this recipe from a book called Set For Life. It has many great recipes, but this is one of my favorite. I got this recipe from a book called Set For Life. It has many great recipes, but this is one of my favorite.
Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    1 pound lean ground beef
    1 medium onion, chopped (optional)
    1 teaspoon basil
    1 teaspoon oregano
    1 teaspoon salt
    1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
    1/2 teaspoon sugar
    2 cups canned, diced tomatoes
    1 6-ounce can tomato paste
    1 cup water
    8 lasagna noodles, uncooked (can use wheat, or vegetable lasagna if you can find them)
    1 egg, slightly beaten
    1 tbls. dried parsley flakes
    2 tbls. parmesan cheese, grated
    2 cups fat-free cottage cheese
    1/2 cup finely shredded mozzarella cheese

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Directions

Brown beef and nonion. Drain well. Stir in seasonings, tomatoes, tomato paste, and water. Mixture may be used immediately, but for richer flavor, simmer uncovered for 15-20 minutes. Stir occasionally. Mix egg, parsley flakes, parmesan cheese, and cottage cheese.

In a 9X13 inch baking dish layer 1 cup of sauce, 4 dry noodles (break to fit) and half of the cottage cheese-egg mixture, spreading it evenly over the noodles. Repeat the sauce, noodles, and cottage cheese mixture. Top with remaining sauce. Cover and bake in a 350 degree oven for 50-60 minutes, or until noodles are tender. Let stand 10 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese and serve. Makes 12 servings

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JESSANN917.






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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I love this Lasagna I have made it three times for my husband and he loves it!! You forget it is good for you. I make a little more sauce then it asks for because you will run out on the last layer. - 9/29/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I really liked this, but my husband said that it had too many seasonings. - 6/24/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I thought I would miss the 2 cups of gooey mozzarella that I usually use to make lasagna but this was great with only 1/2 cup. This will be the lasagna recipe I will use from now on! - 9/23/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    WONDERFUL! I'd never made this with cottage cheese before. - 5/26/09

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Very good! I doubled this recipe and froze the second one to give to my grandparents. - 12/22/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    THis is a fantastic recipe! Lasagna was SOOOO good!!! I used whole wheat noodles and they tasted exactly like regular noodles. I was afraid the low fat cottage cheese would make it taste healthy, but this lasagna was just like real lasagna. Very easy to make and absolutely delicious! - 9/25/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    very easy and tasty - 8/24/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    In the words of my husband... "So good for healthy lasagna!" I think it would have been better if i didn't run out of sauce for the last layer. But this meal still satisfyed my nagging craving for ooey, gooey lasagna! - 8/11/08

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  • Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was my first time making lasagna, and it turned out well. Yummy and easy! - 7/26/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This is great! My fiance is a picky eater and he went back for thirds. When I make it again, I will make a little more sauce. - 7/25/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Very good and easy to make. The only lasagna I make now. Prefer to use the petite diced tomatos with Oregano and Basil though. - 7/20/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very good! Thanks for sharing! - 7/24/09

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  • 1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Mmm, love lasagna. Can't wait to try this out, I'm sure it'll be great. - 5/7/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Pretty good. Even my hubby liked it. - 9/8/08

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Has lots of ingredients but it looks good i would make this one
    - 7/18/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I am going to make this today and judging by the ingredients it should taste delightful.....thank you for sharing....your Canadian friend.....Wanda - 7/9/08

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  • This Lasagna is delicious! My entire family loved it, included two pickey children. I did follow the other comments and made more sauce so I didn't run out. - 2/9/13

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  • Made this Lasagne tonight with a little extra sauce per other comments. Family loved it! Will definitely make again! - 10/7/12

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  • It was very good! - 1/7/12

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  • this seams easy to do and delicious. i will make this very soon - 12/10/11

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  • Very yummy. Whole family loved it! Will definitely make again. - 10/13/11

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  • Easy, tasty and makes great leftovers! Used more mozzarella than the recipe calls for - 9/19/11

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  • Great recipe! I added spinach to the cottage cheese mix cuz without spinach it just ain't lasagna :) I love not having to pre-cook the pasta. - 9/4/11

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  • This recipe was awesome! I made it last night and can't wait to eat it for lunch today! The only provisions I made were I used fresh garlic instead of garlic powder and I added some 2% sharp cheddar cheese. Will definitely make this again! - 8/19/11

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  • Very good. The noodles cooked up fine which I was worried about. My family really liked this. The nutritional info is great for lasagna...not too many carbs, lots of protein and I can even have room in my calories for 2 servings most of the time. Great! - 8/7/11

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