Busy Day Lasagna

Missy Asche


Quick to throw together and sooooo good :-)
I made this for a football game one Sunday, vs. making an actual lasagna and was told it was just as good as lasagna, maybe better!

★★★★★ 1 vote
15 Min
25 Min


2 c
penne pasta, uncooked
1 lb
ground beef
1 jar(s)
spaghetti sauce (26 oz.)
1 & 1/2 c
cottage cheese
2 & 1/2 c
shredded mozzarella cheese

How to Make Busy Day Lasagna


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 13 X 9 dish (which is a 3 quart dish)
  • 2Cook pasta in boiling water 8 - 10 minutes, drain.
  • 3Cook ground beef until brown, drain fat.
  • 4Add ground beef to the cooked pasta and spaghetti sauce; mix well.
  • 5Pour 1/2 of the pasta/beef mixture into greased dish. On top of this, spread the cottage cheese in an even layer; sprinkle with 1/2 of the mozzarella cheese.
  • 6Place remaining pasta mixture over cheese, top with remaining mozzarella cheese. cover and bake in oven for 25-35 minutes. You may want to uncover for the last 10 minutes. Cheese should be melted. Let stand for 5 minutes before cutting/serving.

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About Busy Day Lasagna

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #easy, #fast, #Party