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Simple Lasagna Recipe

This easy, hearty, homemade lasagna is so simple to make from scratch and offers delicious, cheesy flavor you'll love!
Prep Time 29 mins
Cook Time 55 mins
Total Time 1 hr 24 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 12
Calories 500 kcal


  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/2 white onion
  • 1 32 ounce jar spaghetti sauce
  • 32 ounces cottage cheese
  • 3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 9 lasagna noodles


  • In a large skillet over medium heat brown the ground beef and onion. Drain grease, add spaghetti sauce and simmer 5 minutes.
  • In a large bowl, mix the cottage cheese, 2 cups of the mozzarella cheese, half of the grated Parmesan cheese, dried parsley, salt and ground black pepper.
  • To assemble, in the bottom of a 11x7 inch baking dish, evenly spread 3/4 cup of the sauce mixture. Cover with 3 uncooked lasagna noodles, 1 3/4 cup of the cheese mixture, and 1/4 cup sauce. Repeat layers twice. Top with 3 noodles, remaining sauce, remaining mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. Add 1/2 cup water to the edges of the pan. Cover with aluminum foil.
  • Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven 45 minutes. Uncover and bake an additional 10 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.


Calories: 500kcal