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Classic Lasagna Recipe with No Boil Noodles

  • Author: Lynette
  • Prep Time: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: main course
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Make your lasagna with no boil noodles and you’ll never go back!


Ingredients

Scale

1 box of no-boil lasagna noodles
8 oz ounce ricotta cheese
8 oz cottage cheese
4 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
1cup parmesan cheese
1 lb ground beef
2 (24 ounce) jars pasta sauce
parsley (to garnish)


Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. In a bowl, combine ricotta cheese, cottage cheese, two cups of mozzarella cheese and parmesan.  Set aside.
  3. Brown ground beef until fully cooked.
  4. In a 13×9 pan, spread 1 cup of sauce mixture on bottom of pan and then Layer the following:
    1. 3 uncooked no-boil lasagna noodles
    2. 1 cup sauce
    3. 3/4 cup of the Ricotta cheese mixture
    4. 1/3 cup of the cooked meat
    5. 1/4 cup mozzarella
    6. repeat for 3 more layers
  5. Top with mozzarella cheese and cover with foil and bake for 40 minutes.
  6. Remove foil and bake an additional 10 minutes.
  7. Let stand at least 15 minutes before serving.

Notes

**I make this the night before so that all I have to do the night of dinner is pop it into the oven!

**Make a tent with the foil when you cover the lasagna so as not to touch the melting cheese.

**Make the sauce however you like.  I’ve added garlic and mushrooms as well.

**The lasagna is only as good as your sauce.  I use Mid’s tomato basil which I LOVE!


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 399
  • Sugar: 7.2
  • Sodium: 790.5
  • Fat: 13.8
  • Carbohydrates: 39.7
  • Protein: 27.7
  • Cholesterol: 96.5

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