Make-Ahead Chili & Cheese Lasagna

100 12 servings, 1/12 recipe (209 g) each
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12 servings, 1/12 recipe (209 g) each

You're sure to get rave reviews with this deliciously unique lasagna!

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  • Brown meat with garlic in large skillet. Add next 7 ingredients; stir. Simmer 5 min., stirring occasionally.
  • Spread 2 cups meat sauce onto bottom of 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray; cover with layers of 3 noodles, 1/2 cup each cottage cheese and shredded cheese, and 2 cups of the remaining meat sauce. Repeat layers twice. Top with remaining shredded cheese. Cool. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap. Freeze up to 2 months. Refrigerate overnight to thaw.
  • Heat oven to 375°F. Remove plastic wrap from baking dish; cover with foil. Bake 1 hour 10 min. or until heated through, uncovering after 1 hour. Let stand 10 min. before cutting to serve.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with a green salad tossed with your favourite Kraft Dressing.


If you only have 1 (13x9-inch) baking dish and want to free it up for other uses, line the empty dish with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides. Assemble lasagna in prepared dish; cover with plastic wrap. Freeze until firm. Use foil handles to lift lasagna from dish; wrap tightly with plastic wrap. Freeze up to 2 months. When ready to serve, unwrap lasagna and place in 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray; cover with foil. Thaw overnight in refrigerator, then bake as directed.


  • 12 servings, 1/12 recipe (209 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 12 servings, 1/12 recipe (209 g) each
Calories 260
% Daily Value
Total fat 9g
Saturated fat 4.5g
Cholesterol 40mg
Sodium 620mg
Carbohydrate 27g
Dietary fibre 4g
Sugars 5g
Protein 21g
Vitamin A 10 %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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  • soul4u |

    It a keeper, our family love it!

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  • jmedeiros |

    I love chili and I love lasagna so this was a nice twist to combine the two. I easily made this as a double batch and made another tray to freeze.