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5 from 84 votes

The BEST Homemade Lasagna

Delicious homemade lasagna that's easy to assemble and has so much flavor with a meat sauce, lasagna noodles and cheese layer!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time2 hrs
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 392kcal
Author: Julie Evink


  • 2 lbs lean ground beef browned
  • 1 yellow onion minced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 Tbsp dried parsley flakes divided
  • 1/2 tsp garlic salt
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 4 cans tomato sauce 8 oz , each
  • 6 lasagna noodles prepared
  • 22 oz cottage cheese
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 c. Parmesan cheese shredded
  • 1 lb shredded Mozzarella


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9x13 inch pan.
  • In a large frying pan combine hamburger, onion, garlic, 1 Tbsp parsley flakes, garlic salt, oregano, tomato sauce and simmer 30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile in a large bowl combine cottage cheese, eggs, salt, 2 Tbsp parsley flakes and Parmesan cheese.
  • When the meat mixture is done simmering spread 1/2 c. of mixture on the bottom of prepared pan. Place three prepared noodles side by side on top of meat mixture so they don't overlap. Top with half of meat mixture, half of cottage cheese mixture then half of Mozzarella cheese. Repeat layer except leave off the Mozzarella cheese.
  • Bake for 45 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and top with remaining Mozzarella cheese.
  • Bake 10 more minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • Remove from oven and let stand for 10-15 minutes before serving.



Calories: 392kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 119mg | Sodium: 1334mg | Potassium: 669mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 780IU | Vitamin C: 6.6mg | Calcium: 382mg | Iron: 3.3mg