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poor man's lasagna

Recipe by
Gina Davis
Cedar Bluff, VA

Super easy and super good! THE NOODLES ARE THE BEST PART!! Add extras if you want or take away things. This is just a wonderful base recipe dish for more amazing things :)

yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For poor man's lasagna

  • 1 box
    spaghetti cooked and drained set aside to cool
  • 3
  • 1/3 c
    parmesa cheese
  • 1 tsp
    garlic (powder or crushed)
  • 2 tsp
    parsley flakes (fresh is fine as well)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 oz
    cottage cheese
  • 1 lb
  • 1 sm
    onion diced
  • 1 jar
    favorite spaghetti sauce (wow i love the new ragu meat creations!!! awesome!!
  • 8oz bag
    mozzarella cheese

How To Make poor man's lasagna

  • 1
    pre-heat oven to 375 degree
  • 2
    Cook and drain spaghetti and set aside to cool
  • 3
    brown hamburger and onion in pan until burger is no longer pink. drain and set aside
  • 4
    in a large bowl whisk 3 eggs 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese garlic, parsley and salt and pepper together. Toss in spaghetti noodles and mix to coat well. pour mixture into a oiled or sprayed 9x13 baking dish and press down I use my hands for this part :)
  • 5
    spoon cottage cheese in random spots on top of noodles in pan.
  • 6
    sprinkle hamburger and onion over cottage cheese
  • 7
    pour pasta sauce over hamburger
  • 8
    top with mozzarella cheese
  • 9
    bake at 350 degree for 35 - 40 minutes until bubbly. remove from oven and cool for at least 30 minutes for pasta to set. Cut and serve.