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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

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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  • Very good. And tasted equally as well as leftovers! I used whole wheat noodles - 7/24/11

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  • My whole family loves this lasagna! I use low fat ricotta instead of cottage cheese, and I increase the sauce by doubling the tomatoes, paste and seasonings, and increasing the water by 1/4 cup. With all the extra sauce, no one misses all the mozzarella usually found on lasagna. Delicious! - 7/7/11

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    this sounds so yummy, i will deffinately be making this one soon. - 5/20/11

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  • Going to try it this week. I just wanted to thank you in advance for actually listing & counting the pasta into the recipe...so many recipes on this site don't! - 4/18/11

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  • Its a keeper, I really like this recipe. easy to make tastes great. will deffinently make agian. Thanks for sharing. - 3/6/11

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  • Follow up.. I never got an answer, but went with not precooking the noodles and it turned out perfect. My girlfriend who doesn't like cottage cheese even loved it. haha. - 2/26/11

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  • Amazing!!! - 1/21/11

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  • This recipe is wonderful!!! My children loved it. My 8 year old had three helping, and my husban who doesn't like pasta or sauce even had 2 helping. Will definately make again!!! - 1/18/11

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  • Excellent! - 12/6/10

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  • This was awesome! I love lasagna and wasn't sure about not using Ricotta....I didn't even notice a difference. - 9/2/10

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  • oh my gosh....this is great ....thanks so much - 7/10/10

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  • Pretty good recipe; even my picky-eater daughter had a little, and seemed to like it. I recommend that people be prepared to adjust the baking time; I altered the baking specifications for the quirks of my oven, and it still came out a little dry. But the result was still quite tasty. - 6/16/10

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  • Never having made lasagna before and having heard horror stories, this recipe was amazingly pain free and delicious. Even my fiance, who claims to "hate" cottage cheese, loved it. Will definitly be making this again! - 4/26/10

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  • My husband liked this better than any othe lasagna I've ever made! - 3/14/10

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  • Halved the salt and left out the sugar. Also added more of the basic spices because I like them, but so fantastic. This is a keeper that I'll certainly make again. - 3/10/10

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  • Very good, very easy. I think next time I will actually add a little more garlic and as some of the other reviewers said maybe make a little more of the tomato sauce to make sure that last layer is covered. But very yummy! - 3/8/10

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  • SUCH A good lasagna - I made this for the family I work for (I'm a live-in babysitter/partial cook) along with a zucchini version for the vegetarian in the family. Everyone loved both versions, including me - they are both absolutely delish! This one definitely takes 80 minutes tho... ;) - 2/2/10

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  • Awesome! Used non-fate Ricotta cheese instead of cottage cheese. Amazing! - 1/13/10

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  • will make tomorrow - 12/15/09

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  • I altered to tomato sauce and it disappears fast - 11/14/09

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  • Was a hit at my birthday party! - 10/19/09

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  • One of my favorite foods -easy to make, healthy and easy to eat. yum - 10/18/09

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