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Monday, April 9, 2012

Lasagna Casserole

Lasagna Casserole
Serving size:  1 cup
Makes 9 one cup servings
Weight Watchers: 
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 4 T. minced onion, or chopped fresh onion
  • 4 cups tomato sauce
  • 1 T. basil
  • 1 T. oregano
  • 1 t. garlic powder
  • ½ t. salt
  • 8 oz. cottage cheese
  • 10 oz. pkg. whole wheat pasta (any shape)
  • 8 oz. mozzarella cheese (or cheddar, or a mixture of both)

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Brown ground beef and minced onion. Drain grease.
  3. Add tomato sauce, basil, oregano, garlic powder and salt.
  4. Allow meat and sauce to simmer about 20 minutes
  5. Boil pasta according to package.
  6. Drain and stir pasta into sauce.
  7. Add cottage cheese, stirring until everything is evenly mixed.
  8. Pour into a casserole dish (9×13).
  9. Top with cheese.
  10. Bake at 350 degrees until cheese is melted and casserole is bubbly.

If you freeze this dish, be sure to allow at least a day to thaw on the counter top, or two days in the fridge before baking.

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