Luscious Lasagna- Connie's

Connie Ottman


This recipe has been in my family for many, many moons! I do not know the origin but I'm glad we have it. Easy to make and delicious! Enjoy!

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10 Min
1 Hr 20 Min


1 lb
ground chuck
1/4 lb
ground lean pork
1 can(s)
whole tomatoes, 28 oz.
1 can(s)
tomato paste, 12 oz.
2 tsp
garlic salt
1 1/2 tsp
oregano leaves
1 tsp
basil leaves
2 c
creamed cottage cheese
1/2 c
grated parmesan cheese
3 pkg
shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz each)
12 oz
lasagna noodles, no cook ones
1/2 c
grated parmesan cheese


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1In a large Dutch oven or large skillet, cook and stir meats until brown.

2Drain off fat.

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3Add tomatoes; break up with a fork.

4Stir in tomato paste, garlic salt, oregano and basil.

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5Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 20 minutes or until mixture is consistency of spaghetti sauce.

6Heat oven to 350 degrees.

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7In a medium bowl, stir together cottage cheese and 1/2 cup of mozzarella cheese.

8Set aside 1 cup of meat sauce and 1/2 cup of mozzarella cheese.

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9In ungreased baking pan,m 13x9x2 inches, alternate layers of 1/3 each noodles, remaining meat sauce, remaining mozzarella cheese and cottage cheese mixture.

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10Spread reserved meat sauce over top; sprinkle with 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese.

11Sprinkle reserved mozzarella cheese across lasagna.

12Bake uncovered 45 minutes. Let stand 15 minutes before cutting into 3 inch squares.

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About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom