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Cottage Cheese lasagna Recipe

Cottage Cheese lasagna Ingredients:

Cottage Cheese lasagna Recipe
Cottage Cheese lasagna Recipe
  • 1 (16-ounce) whole tomatoes
  • 1 (15-ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons dried oregano leaves
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground fennel seeds
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 8 ounces lasagna noodles
  • 12 ounces mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) cottage cheese

How to make Cottage Cheese lasagna:

  • Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • In a saucepan over medium heat simmer whole tomatoes, tomato sauce, oregano, bay leaf, fennel, and basil.
  • In a skillet saute chopped onion and crushed garlic cloves in oil until golden. Add ground beef and cook until browned; drain. Add the tomato sauce mixture and simmer for 1 hour.
  • Prepare lasagna noodles according to the package directions.
  • In an 8-inch square dish start with a thin layer of sauce, then a layer of noodles, then cottage cheese. Divide sliced mozzarella cheese among the layers. Repeat the layers ending with the sauce. Sprinkle with grated parmesan cheese.
  • Bake for 50 minutes, or until lightly browned and bubbly.

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