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The Easiest Lasagna Ever

Course Main Course
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 6
Author Coffee With Us 3

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 can or jar spaghetti sauce
  • 14.5 oz. diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tsp. oregano
  • 1 tsp. basil
  • 16 oz. ricotta or cottage cheese
  • 3 1/4 cups mozzarella
  • 10-12 lasagna noodles

Instructions

  1. Brown beef with onion and garlic. Drain, and return to pan. Add spaghetti sauce, diced tomatoes, and water. Mix well. Set aside.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine oregano, basil, cottage cheese and 3 cups of the mozzarella (keep the extra 1/4 cup for later). Mix well.
  3. In a 9×13 pan, layer:

    1 1/2 cups beef & sauce mixture

    1/2 the noodles

    1/2 the cheese mixture

    Repeat, then top with the remaining beef & sauce mixture.

  4. Cover and bake at 375 degrees for 1 hour 10 minutes.

    Uncover, top with the remaining 1/4 cup cheese, and bake another 5 minutes.