Lasagna with Meat Sauce Recipe
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This classic family dinner is easy to make and freezes well. Recipe on
Recipe type: Main Dish
  • 1 box of Lasagna noodles {I cook 12, 3 layers of 4}
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, pressed or 1 tablespoon Gourmet Garden Fresh Garlic
  • 1 can (15 oz) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (16 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Gourmet Garden Italian Herbs or Parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoon Gourmet Garden Fresh Basil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups Cottage Cheese
  • ¼ cup Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 tablespoon Gourmet Garden Italian Herbs or Parsley flakes
  • 1½ teaspoon Gourmet Garden Oregano
  • 1½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 – 3 cups Mozzarella Cheese
  1. Brown ground beef, onion and garlic, drain and return to pan.
  2. Add tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, sugar, 2 tablespoons parsley, basil and ½ teaspoon salt.
  3. Simmer until consistency of thick spaghetti sauce.
  4. Cook noodles according to directions on box.
  5. Meanwhile, mix Cottage Cheese, Parmesan Cheese, 1 tablespoon parsley, oregano and 1½ teaspoon salt.
  6. In a 13x9 baking dish - Layer noodles {4 on each layer} with sauce, Cottage Cheese mixture and Mozzarella Cheese.
  7. Top with sauce, add Mozzarella and Parmesan Cheese.
  8. Cover with foil and bake at 350 degrees for about 45 minutes, uncover and continue cooking for 15 minutes.
  9. Let set about 5 minutes before cutting.
You can also use the Slow Cooker Spaghetti Sauce recipe and have the sauce ready ahead of time for this Lasagna. You can find Gourmet Gardens Herbs in the produce section.
Recipe by Pocket Change Gourmet at