Simple No Fuss Lasagna

Simple No Fuss Lasagna

I love this recipe because it is so easy!  There is no need to cook the noodles ahead.  I don’t usually buy pre-made sauce in a bottle, but I used an organic bottled spaghetti sauce.

  • 1 lb. ground beef    
  • 1 (26-30 oz.) jar spaghetti sauce
  • 1 (14.5 oz.) can stewed tomatoes
  • 1/8 tsp. ground red pepper
  • 1 (15 oz.) carton ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1 (8 oz.) package lasagna noodles
  • 1 (8 oz.) package mozzarella cheese

Brown beef and drain.  Stir in sauce, tomatoes, and pepper.  In another bowl, combine Ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese and egg.  Grease 9 x 13 pan.

lasg2 Simple No Fuss LasagnaSpread 2 cups of sauce over bottom.  Arrange half of the uncooked noodles over sauce.  Spread cheese mixture over noodles.  Sprinkle 1 cup mozzarella cheese and 1-1/2 cups sauce over top.  Add remaining noodles in dish and top with remaining beef sauce.

Cover with foil and bake at 375 degrees for 45 minutes.  Remove and sprinkle with remaining mozzarella cheese.  Cover loosely with foil and let stand for 15 minutes before serving.


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1 Comment

  1. I use 16 oz. cottage cheese, two eggs and parsley in lieu of ricotta. Tastes just as good and half the cost of the ricotta. This was what our mom used to do and it is delicious also.


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