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Cottage Cheese Lasagna Recipe

Lazy Cottage Cheese Lasagna

It's time to remix lasagna into a healthy, high protein alternative! This easy Cottage Cheese Lasagna only takes around 15 minutes.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cottage cheese, cottage cheese lasagna, healthy lasagna, lasagna, lazy lasagna, quick lasagna
Servings: 8 Pieces
Calories: 381kcal
Cost: $5.25

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Ingredients

  • 1 Pound Ground Beef - or Turkey (We use 93/7)
  • 1 Jar Pasta Sauce - 24-28 Ounces and look for one with LOW SUGAR
  • 8 Ounces Egg Noodles
  • 4 Cups Cottage Cheese - Fat Free (May be 2 Cups instead of 4 depending on the brand you use)
  • 1 Container Greek Yogurt - Plain
  • ½ Cup Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 ½ Cups Mozzarella Cheese - Part Skim
  • Salt - *Optional
  • Black Pepper - *Optional
  • Herbs - *Optional
  • Seasoning - *Optional

Instructions

  • Brown your meat (drain if not using a lean meat).
  • Mix in your Pasta Sauce and other optional seasonings. Cook that on low for around 5 minutes.
  • Cook and drain your Egg Noodles.
  • Mix together your Cottage Cheese, Greek Yogurt, Parmesan, Mozzarella, and optional Parsley, Salt, or Black Pepper.
  • Add your cooked noodles into the bottom of your dish or pan, cheese mix on top of those, and your sauce mix on top of that.
  • Bake this on 350F/176C for 25 minutes and top with a little Mozzarella 5-10 minutes before it’s done.

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Notes

Don’t like or can’t find fat free? Use reduced or full fat…the macros are still great!
Look for lower sodium alternatives if you’re watching your intake!
Double or triple the recipe!
Calories in each serving is you cut 8 pieces (around 260g):
  • Calories: 381
  • Fat: 13.6g
  • Saturated Fat: 6g
  • Sodium: 525mg
  • Carbs: 32g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 5.3g
  • Protein: 32.6g
 
Calories in the whole recipe:
  • Calories: 3049
  • Fat: 109g
  • Saturated Fat: 48g
  • Sodium: 4202mg
  • Carbs: 256g
  • Fiber: 24g
  • Sugar: 43g
  • Protein: 261g

Nutrition

Calories: 381kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 32.6g | Fat: 13.6g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 525mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5.3g