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Spoonful of Lasagna Casserole
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5 from 16 votes

Lasagna Casserole Recipe

Quick, easy Lasagna Casserole recipe that has all the flavor of traditional lasagna but is so much easier! Layers of meat sauce, pasta and cheese!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Resting Time5 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Servings: 8
Calories: 697kcal
Author: Julie Evink

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground pork sausage
  • ¼ c. onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 jar pasta sauce 24 oz
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 lb mafalda pasta
  • 2 eggs slightly beaten
  • 2 c. shredded Mozzarella cheese divided
  • 2 c. cottage cheese
  • c. Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tbsp dried parsley flakes

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a large skillet brown sausage and onion about 7-10 minutes or until cooked through. During last minute of cooking add in minced garlic and cook for and additional minute or until fragrant. Drain grease off sausage mixture.
  • Add pasta sauce, salt and pepper to skillet. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  • While you are browning sausage cook pasta to al dente following directions on box. Drain and set aside.
  • In a large bowl combine eggs, 1 c. Mozzarella cheese, cottage cheese, Parmesan cheese and Parsley flakes. Stir until combined. Add pasta to mixture and stir until combined
  • Lightly spray a 9’’ x 13’’ casserole dish with non-stick spray. Spread pasta mixture on bottom of casserole dish. Top with meat mixture and then sprinkle remaining Mozzarella cheese over the top. Cover with foil.
  • Place casserole in preheated oven. Bake for 30 minutes or until bubbling around edges and cheese is melted.
  • Remove from oven, let sit 5-10 minutes and then serve.

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Notes

Quick Substitutes
Love ricotta cheese in your lasagna? Sub the cottage cheese for ricotta!
Can't find Mafalda pasta? Any pasta can be substituted!
Want more spice? Sub the ground sausage for Italian Sausage!

Nutrition

Calories: 697kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 145mg | Sodium: 1716mg | Potassium: 695mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1030IU | Vitamin C: 7.3mg | Calcium: 504mg | Iron: 2.9mg