Family Tested & Approved
bow tie pasta, farfalle
spaghetti sauce, your choice (14 ounces)
ricotta cheese or low fat cottage cheese
grated parmesan cheese
mozzarella cheese, shredded
Grease 13x9 rectangular baking dish.
In large pot boil 4 qts water and partially cook pasta for half of the directed time.
In large skillet heat oil over medium heat, add onion and saute 1 minute.
Stir in beef and cook until lightly browned about 3 minutes.
Add spaghetti sauce and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat to low and partially cover the skillet, simmer for 5 minutes.
In small bowl mix ricotta or cottage cheese with egg and Parmesan.
Drain the pasta thoroughly, layer half the pasta in the pan.
Spoon half the meat mixture over the pasta.
Spoon cheese mixture over the meat.
Sprinkle with half the mozzarella.
Make another layer with the remaining pasta, then the meat, then the mozzarella.
Cover pan with foil, spraying the inside facing the cheese with cooking spray.
Bake for 15 minutes, then uncover and bake for another 8-10 minutes or until heated through.