Step 1:

  • 1. Brown beef in bottom of a pot. Drain off the juices. (or leave them in if you like thinner sauce)
  • Step 2:

  • 2. Pour in pasta sauce, mix until heated through.
  • Step 3:

  • 3. If using extra veggies, throw them in a blender and puree, then toss that in the pot too and mix. Let that sit on the stove while:
  • Step 4:

  • 4. In a seperate bowl, mix cottage cheese and HALF the mozzarella. Save enough to put ontop of the finished product. Add pepper to taste.
  • Step 5:

  • 5.prepare noodles to package instructions.
  • Step 6:

  • 6. In lasagna pan layer as such: sauce, noodles, sauce, noodles, ALL the cheese mixture, noodles, sauce, extra cheese. The sauce on the bottom makes it easier to get out of the pan.
  • Step 7:

  • 7. Cook to package instructions…generally at 400 for about an hour, until bubbling and brown.
  • Step 8:

  • 8. Let cool, serve.
  • Step 9:

  • Step 10:

  • *If you have extra sauce, save it, heat it up and use it for spagetti.
  • Step 11:

  • *This tastes even better the next day!
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