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Hearty Potato Lasagna Recipe

Potatoes in place of lasagna noodles? Yes—and this is so hearty, it satisfies even my two teenage sons' appetites!—Gwen Johnson, Wilmar, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 1 hour 25 min. YIELD:10 servings


  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 4 cups spaghetti sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 can (4 ounces) mushroom pieces and stems, drained
  • 5 medium potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese


  • 1. In a skillet, brown ground beef with onion; drain. Stir in spaghetti sauce, seasonings, water and mushrooms; mix well. Pour half into a 13x9-in. baking dish. Cover with potatoes. Pour remaining sauce over potatoes. Cover tightly with foil.
  • 2. Bake at 350° for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese; return to oven for another 10 minutes or until the cheese is melted. Yield: 10-12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 301 calories, 13g fat (6g saturated fat), 48mg cholesterol, 722mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 3g fiber), 21g protein.

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Reviewed Aug. 18, 2014

"We are more meat and potatoes eaters than pasta lovers, so we enjoyed this dish. Works better if potatoes are very thinly sliced, I also salted my potatoes a little before adding."

Reviewed Sep. 30, 2011

"Baked for an hour and a half and the potatoes did not all soften. Next time I'd boil them a little first."

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