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Three-Cheese Lasagna

With all the flavors of lasagna with none of the layering, this recipe is as easy as it is delicious.—Del Mason of Martensville, Saskatchewan
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.
  • Makes
    2 casseroles (4 servings each)

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 package (6.4 ounces) lasagna dinner mix
  • 2-1/4 cups hot water
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 cup 4% cottage cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat 10-12 minutes or until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in pasta from the dinner mix, contents of seasoning mix, water, tomatoes, spinach, mushrooms and onions. Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat; cover and simmer 10-13 minutes or until pasta is tender. Stir in cottage cheese and Parmesan cheese.
  • Transfer to two greased 8-in. square baking dishes. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Cover and freeze one casserole for up to 3 months.
  • Cover and bake the remaining casserole 15-20 minutes or until bubbly and cheese is melted.
  • To use frozen casserole: Remove from the freezer 30 minutes before baking (do not thaw). Cover and bake at 350° for 1 hour. Uncover; bake 15-20 minutes longer or until heated through.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Hamburger Helper Lasagna Dinner Mix.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/4 cups: 384 calories, 16g fat (8g saturated fat), 76mg cholesterol, 1012mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 4g fiber), 34g protein.

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  • delytata
    May 8, 2009

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  • chalet29615
    May 8, 2009

    The lasagna dinner mix would be something like Hamburger Helper.....

  • lisatatro
    May 8, 2009

    What is the lasagna dinner mix? Where would you find that in the store?

  • lcronan
    May 7, 2009

    I would ricotta cheese instead of cottage cheese. It lends much more flavor to the dish.

  • fairyprincessme
    Dec 3, 2008

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  • petersin1968
    Aug 17, 2008

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