• Better-than-Ever Cheesy Meat Lasagna Made Over

Better-than-Ever Cheesy Meat Lasagna Made Over

01:05:00 9 servings, 1/9 recipe (263 g) each
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9 servings, 1/9 recipe (263 g) each

Can’t decide between a meat lasagna and a cheese lasagna? Have the best of both with our Better-than-Ever Cheesy Meat Lasagna Made Over recipe!

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  • Heat oven to 375°F.
  • Brown meat with garlic and oregano in large saucepan. Add pasta sauce; simmer 5 min., stirring occasionally. Stir in tomatoes.
  • Spread 1/2 cup sauce onto bottom of 13x9-inch baking dish. Cover with layers of 3 noodles, 1 cup cottage cheese, 1/2 cup mozzarella and 1 cup of the remaining sauce. Repeat layers. Top with remaining noodles and sauce; cover.
  • Bake 30 min. or until heated through. Top with remaining mozzarella; bake, uncovered, 5 min. or until melted. Let stand 5 min. before cutting to serve.

Make Ahead

Assemble lasagna as directed. Refrigerate up to 24 hours. When ready to serve, bake, covered, in 375°F oven 40 min. or until heated through.

How We Did It

We used extra lean ground beef instead of Italian sausage, replace ricotta with cottage cheese and used Cracker Barrel Shredded Part Skim Mozzarella Cheese. The result? A total savings of 197 calories and 18g fat per serving.


  • 9 servings, 1/9 recipe (263 g) each

Healthy Living

  • Healthy Living

Diet Exchange

  • 1 Carbohydrates
  • 3 Meat & Alternatives

Nutrition Bonus

Up your calcium intake with a serving of this easy-to-make lasagna that's a good source of calcium.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 9 servings, 1/9 recipe (263 g) each
Calories 270
% Daily Value
Total fat 7g
Saturated fat 3.5g
Cholesterol 35mg
Sodium 500mg
Carbohydrate 25g
Dietary fibre 5g
Sugars 6g
Protein 25g
Vitamin A 8 %DV
Vitamin C 20 %DV
Calcium 15 %DV
Iron 20 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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