Cheeseburger Lasagna

The noodles cook while the casserole bakes, so you can assemble it in 15 minutes. Containing four different cheeses, it really lives up to its name!

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 45 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
2
cans (15 oz each) tomato sauce
1
cup ketchup
1/2
cup water
2
tablespoons dry onion soup mix (half 1-oz package)
2
eggs
2
cups cottage cheese
1/2
cup grated Parmesan cheese
8
uncooked lasagna noodles
1
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
1
cup shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese blend (4 oz)

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  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In 3-quart saucepan, cook ground beef over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked; remove from heat and drain. Stir in tomato sauce, ketchup, water and soup mix.
  • 2 In medium bowl, beat eggs well. Stir in cottage cheese and Parmesan cheese.
  • 3 Spoon 1 1/2 cups of meat sauce in bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish. Top with 4 uncooked lasagna noodles (noodles may not reach ends of dish). Top with half of cottage cheese mixture and half of remaining meat sauce.
  • 4 Repeat layers with remaining lasagna noodles, cottage cheese mixture and meat sauce. Sprinkle shredded cheese over top. Cut 16x12-inch sheet of regular or nonstick foil; if using regular foil, spray with cooking spray. Cover dish loosely with foil, sprayed side down.
  • 5 Bake 1 hour or until lasagna is bubbly and noodles can be easily pierced with tip of sharp knife. Uncover dish; bake 10 to 15 minutes longer or until cheese on top is melted. Let stand 15 minutes before serving.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In 3-quart saucepan, cook ground beef over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked; remove from heat and drain. Stir in tomato sauce, ketchup, water and soup mix.
  • 2 In medium bowl, beat eggs well. Stir in cottage cheese and Parmesan cheese.
  • 3 Spoon 1 1/2 cups of meat sauce in bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish. Top with 4 uncooked lasagna noodles (noodles may not reach ends of dish). Top with half of cottage cheese mixture and half of remaining meat sauce.
  • 4 Repeat layers with remaining lasagna noodles, cottage cheese mixture and meat sauce. Sprinkle shredded cheese over top. Cut 16x12-inch sheet of regular or nonstick foil; if using regular foil, spray with cooking spray. Cover dish loosely with foil, sprayed side down.
  • 5 Bake 1 hour or until lasagna is bubbly and noodles can be easily pierced with tip of sharp knife. Uncover dish; bake 10 to 15 minutes longer or until cheese on top is melted. Let stand 15 minutes before serving.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

The meat sauce may seem thin in the preparation of this lasagna, but the extra water is needed to cook the noodles as the lasagna bakes.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Servings
Calories
450
(
Calories from Fat
180),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
20%
(Saturated Fat
11g,
11%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
125mg
125%;
Sodium
1710mg
1710%;
Total Carbohydrate
35g
35%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
15g
15%
),
Protein
33g
33%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
35%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.