Beef and Cottage Cheese Lasagne

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    Beef and Cottage Cheese Lasagne

    Beef and Cottage Cheese Lasagne

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    About this recipe: A hearty lasagne that's perfect for any day of the week. Lasagne sheets are baked with seasoned cottage cheese, minced beef and tomato sauce. Simple and delicious.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 6 - 8

    • 285g lasagne sheets
    • 675g lean minced beef
    • 675g cottage cheese
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 teaspoon garlic granules
    • 2 tablespoons dried parsley
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 170g tomato puree
    • 375g passata

    Method
    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Preheat oven to 190 C / Gas 5.
    2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to the boil. Add lasagne sheets and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
    3. In a frying pan, brown minced beef. Using a fork, mix cottage cheese, eggs, garlic granules, parsley, salt and pepper. In a separate bowl combine tomato puree and passata.
    4. In a 20x30cm baking dish, layer lasagne sheets, minced beef, passata mixture and cottage cheese mixture. Two layers of each will fit. Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Remove foil the last 8 minutes of baking time.

    Pre-boiling of lasagne sheets

    Can be omitted if you have ready-to-bake lasagne sheets.

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    136

    This WAS an easy and quick recipe for your basic lasagna, HOWEVER, I did alter it a bit! I added chopped onion and 3 cloves minced fresh garlic to the ground beef while it was browning, along with a teaspoon or so of Paula Deen's House Seasoning (Jane's Krazy Mixed Up Salt and pepper would work, too). After the beef was browned, I sauteed a small bag of fresh baby spinach in garlic and olive oil and added it to the layers. I also added the House Seasoning to the cottage cheese mixture and used bottled pasta sauce instead of the other. My picky 5 yr old daughter actually asked for "MORE MASAGNA"! It was flavorful and I was able to sneak some green in for my picky eater! Will definately make this again!  -  02 Apr 2006  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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    113

    I used no-boil lasagna noodles which made it even easier!!! My family loved this lasagna - everyone wanted seconds. I did add some basil & oregano to taste and mozzarella cheese melted on top. I also used twice the amount of tomato sauce. I know - sounds like a lot of changes, but isn't that why we read the reviews and rate the recipes. I get a lot of good ideas from the comments. Hope this helps. Very easy and good recipe!!  -  29 Sep 2006  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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    AWESOME!I'm only 15 and it was my first time ever making lasagna..It was fab!  -  20 Jan 2003  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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