Easy Bacon Cheeseburger Lasagna

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 3 hr 55 min
  • Ingredients 13
  • Servings 8
Easy Bacon Cheeseburger Lasagna

Ingredients

1 1/2
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
2
medium onions, chopped (1 cup)
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1
can (28 oz) chunky tomato sauce
1
cup water
1
egg
1
container (15 oz) ricotta cheese
1
cup shredded Swiss cheese (4 oz)
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley
8
slices bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled (1/2 cup)
12
uncooked lasagna noodles
2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (8 oz)

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In 12-inch skillet, cook beef, onions, salt and pepper over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is brown; drain. Stir in tomato sauce and water. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer uncovered 10 minutes.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, beat egg with fork. Stir in ricotta cheese, Swiss cheese, parsley and 1/4 cup of the bacon.
  • 3
    Spread about 1 cup of the beef mixture in baking dish. Top with 4 uncooked noodles. Spread half of the ricotta mixture, 2 cups beef mixture and 3/4 cup of the Cheddar cheese over noodles. Repeat layers once, starting with 4 noodles. Top with remaining noodles, beef mixture, Cheddar cheese and bacon. Spray 15-inch sheet of foil with cooking spray. Cover lasagna with foil, sprayed side down. Refrigerate at least 2 hours but no longer than 24 hours.
  • 4
    Heat oven to 350°F. Bake covered 45 minutes. Uncover and bake about 30 minutes longer or until bubbly and golden brown. Cover and let stand 10 minutes before cutting.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • Try substituting Italian sausage for the ground beef.
  • To reduce the fat in this recipe to 15 grams and the calories to 460 per serving, substitute ground turkey for the beef, use reduced-fat cheeses 4 slices bacon.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
600
Calories from Fat
290
% Daily Value
Total Fat
32g
49%
Saturated Fat
16g
81%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
145mg
49%
Sodium
1140mg
47%
Potassium
730mg
21%
Total Carbohydrate
37g
12%
Dietary Fiber
4g
15%
Sugars
7g
Protein
41g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
45%
45%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 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; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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