Flavorful Lasagna

Judi Harris-Nulle


The original recipe "Mama's Lasagna" was from the Food Network TV show "Down Home with the Neely's". I made it and decided to tweak it to my taste and then I just kept going! This recipe is by far the best homemade lasagna I've ever tasted.


★★★★★ 1 vote

30 Min
40 Min


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  • 1 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1 pkg
    lawry's spaghetti sauce mix
  • 2 can(s)
    diced tomatoes with basil, garlic, and oregano
  • 1
    29 ounce can tomato sauce
  • 1 box
    (8 ounces) no boil lasagna noodles
  • 2
    large eggs
  • 2 c
    cottage chese (not fat free)
  • 1 tsp
    salt, plus more for seasoning
  • 1 tsp
    mrs. dash's herb and garlic seasoning
  • 2 c
    italian four cheese blend (divided)
  • 2 c
    shredded asiago cheese (divided)
  • 2 c
    shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 Tbsp
    mccormack italian seasoning for each layer of lasagna

How to Make Flavorful Lasagna


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly spray the bottom of a 13 X 9 X 2 baking pan.
  2. In a large skillet, over medium heat, saute ground beef until meat is browned, breaking meat up with a spoon. Drain fat and add Lawry's Spaghetti Sauce Mix, canned tomatoes, and tomato sauce.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, cottage cheese, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1 teaspoon Mrs. Dash's Herb and Garlic Seasoning. Spread a little of the meat sauce in the bottom of the prepared pan. Lay one layer of noodles on top of the meat sauce, overlapping by 1/2 inch. Spread half the egg/cottage cheese mixture evently on top. Sprinkle with salt, 1 cup of the Italian Four Cheese Blend, 1 cup shredded Asiago cheese, and 1 tablespoon McCormack Italian Seasoning. Repeat layering in same order. Spread the last of the ground beef/spaghetti sauce mixture on top and top with 2 cups mozzarella cheese and 1 cup asiago cheese.
  4. Place baking pan on cookie sheet and bake in center of oven for 40 minutes until sauce is bubbling and the edges are brown. Let stand for 15 minutes before serving.
  5. Serves 6-8.

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About Flavorful Lasagna

Course/Dish: Beef
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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