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Easy Lasagna Recipe

Our family's favorite lasagna recipe - not only because it's delicious but because it's so EASY! You don't even have to precook the lasagna noodles! With beef, pork, three cheeses, and tons of seasonings, you know this recipe is going to be a hit!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 9
Calories 649 kcal
Author Kristyn Merkley

Ingredients

  • 1 TB vegetable oil
  • 3 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 TB basil
  • 1 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 5 c tomato sauce
  • 1 lb beef
  • 1 lb pork
  • 16 oz sour cream
  • 2 c cottage cheese
  • 1 c parmesan cheese
  • 1 lb mozzarella cheese sliced
  • 1 pkg lasagna noodles no boil
  • parmesan cheese to taste
  • pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350.

  2. In a pan, saute garlic in Vegetable oil on medium heat for 2-3 minutes. Stir in basil, salt, a little pepper, and tomato sauce. Simmer for 10 minutes. Turn down to low and continue to simmer.

  3. In another pan, brown your beef and pork. Add browned meat to your sauce and continue to simmer.

  4. In a bowl, combine Parmesan cheese, cottage cheese and sour cream. Mix well. Set aside.

  5. In a 9x13 pan, spread 1 cup of your sauce on the bottom. Layer with lasagna noodles and spread another cup of sauce on top of the noodles.

  6. Add a layer of sliced mozzarella cheese and then half the sour cream mixture.

  7. Then add another layer of noodles, followed by a cup of sauce, another layer of sliced mozzarella and the rest of the sour cream mixture.

  8. Then add one more layer of noodles and the last of the sauce.

  9. Add Parmesan cheese to the top, cover with foil and bake for 25-30 minutes (taking foil off for the last 5 minutes of cooking).

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Nutrition Facts
Easy Lasagna Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 649 Calories from Fat 432
% Daily Value*
Fat 48g74%
Saturated Fat 24g150%
Cholesterol 154mg51%
Sodium 1880mg82%
Potassium 903mg26%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 40g80%
Vitamin A 1430IU29%
Vitamin C 10.7mg13%
Calcium 519mg52%
Iron 3.2mg18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.