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Rich Lasagna


Rich Lasagna

Rich Lasagna

Linda Larsen
This Rich Lasagna recipe is a true classic.

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 55 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 20 minutes

Yield: Serves 8-10


  • 1 lb. lean ground beef or pork sausage
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 36 oz. jar chunky pasta sauce
  • 8 oz. can tomato sauce
  • 14 oz. can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper
  • 12 lasagna noodles
  • 8 oz. container cottage cheese
  • 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 lb. pkg. mozzarella cheese, grated
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese


Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In large saucepan, cook ground beef with onion and garlic until beef is no longer pink and galric and onions are tender. Drain well. Add pasta sauce, tomato sauce, and diced tomatoes. Bring to a boil and simmer for 15-20 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Cook noodles according to package directions and drain well. In medium bowl, combine cottage cheese, cream cheese, and egg and mix well. Add 1 cup mozzarella cheese.

In 9x13" baking pan, put 1 cup of the ground beef sauce. Layer 3 cooked and drained noodles over, then more ground beef mixture. Top with spoonfuls of the cottage cheese mixture. Repeat layers, ending with ground beef sauce. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella cheese and Parmesan cheese.

Bake at 375 degrees F for 45-55 minutes until casserole is bubbly and cheese is melted and begins to brown.

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