This Easy Homemade Lasagna is so simple to throw together, but tastes like you have been busy in the kitchen all day. And don't worry about cooking the lasagna noodles before baking - the oven does all the work for you.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: easy dinner, Easy Lasagna Recipe, Lasagna Recipe, pasta
9x13-inch Baking Pan
1poundground Italian sausage
4.5ouncessliced mushrooms1 can
28ouncesspaghetti sauce1 jar
16ouncescottage cheese1 container
¼cupgrated parmesan cheese
16ounceslasagna noodles1 package
2cupsshredded Mozzarella cheesedivided
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
In a large skillet, cook and stir Italian sausage until brown.
Add onions and mushrooms; saute until onions are clear.
Stir in spaghetti sauce, and heat through.
In a medium size bowl, combine cottage cheese, ricotta cheese, grated Parmesan cheese, and eggs.
Spread a thin layer of the meat sauce in the bottom of a 9x13-inch pan.
Layer with 1/2 of the uncooked lasagna noodles, 1/2 of cheese mixture, 3/4 cup mozzarella cheese, and 1/2 of meat sauce. Continue layering until all ingredients are used, reserving 1/2 cup mozzarella.
Cover pan with aluminum foil.
Bake in preheated oven for 45 minutes. Uncover, and top with remaining half cup of mozzarella cheese.
Bake for an additional 15 minutes.
Remove from oven, and let stand 10 to 15 minutes before serving.
Feel free to substitute Ricotta and Cottage Cheese with the other. In lasagna, ricotta cheese and cottage cheese are perfectly interchangeable.