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Lazy Lasagna is an easy family dinner.

Lazy Lasagna

We think this is perfect recipe for Lazy Lasagna! It's got enough authentic ingredients to make it worth your time, but you still won't need to spend all day in the kitchen for this classic Italian Dish! But, if you are still short on time, we've included a few extra nifty shortcuts!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword easy, family dinner, lasagna
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings 8 people
Calories 526kcal


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 jars marinara sauce
  • 15 ounces ricotta cheese
  • 16 ounces cottage cheese
  • ½ cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 6 lasagna noodles halved and cooked
  • 3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • Brown the ground beef in a large skillet with the onion and garlic. When the meat is cooked through, stir in the sauce and remove from heat.
    Browning Beef for Lasagna
  • In a large bowl, stir the ricotta cheese, cottage cheese, parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper.
    Combining cheese and seasonings for lasagna
  • Spread a layer of sauce over the bottom of a 9x13 baking dish. Top the sauce with a layer of lasagna noodles.
    Bottom layer of sauce and noodles
  • Spread a layer of ricotta cheese mixture over the noodles, topped by a layer of sauce and a layer of shredded mozzarella cheese.
    Top with cheese and more sauce
  • Continue layering the pasta, ricotta cheese, sauce, and shredded cheese until all the pasta has been used. Top the lasagna with a layer of sauce and remaining cheese.
    layering lasagna with cheese, sauce and noodles
  • Cover the pan with foil and bake in the oven for 45 minutes, then remove the covering and cook for an additional 10 to 15 minutes, until the cheese is beginning to brown.
    Lazy Lasagna coming out of the oven.
  • Allow the lasagna to rest for 10 minutes before slicing and serving.


Calories: 526kcal