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Six-Cheese Lasagna

No one will ever guess how easy this hearty lasagna is to make. No-boil noodles and prepared spaghetti sauce save time and also, extra pots and pans. If your family is like mine, they'll love this! —Jodi Anderson, Vassar, Kansas
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 1 hour + standing
  • Makes
    12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound bulk Italian sausage
  • 1 jar (24 ounces) meatless spaghetti sauce
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 carton (15 ounces) ricotta cheese
  • 1-1/2 cups 4% cottage cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Romano or Asiago cheese
  • 8 no-cook lasagna noodles
  • 4 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 6 slices provolone cheese, quartered

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a large skillet, cook beef and sausage over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in spaghetti sauce. In a large bowl, combine eggs, ricotta, cottage, Parmesan and Romano cheeses.
  • Spread 1-1/2 cups sauce mixture in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Top with 4 noodles. Spread 1-1/2 cups sauce to edges of noodles. Sprinkle with 2 cups mozzarella cheese. Top with ricotta mixture, provolone cheese and remaining noodles, sauce and mozzarella cheese.
  • Cover and bake 50 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°. Uncover; bake 10 minutes longer or until cheese is lightly browned. Let stand 15 minutes before cutting.
    Freeze option:Cool unbaked casseroles; cover and freeze up to 3 months. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Preheat oven to 350deg;. Bake as directed, increasing time as necessary to heat through and for a thermometer inserted in center to read 165°.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 469 calories, 27g fat (14g saturated fat), 135mg cholesterol, 1005mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 37g protein.

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