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Lazy Lasagna Bake Recipe

A pasta bake...with all the flavors of lasagna. Less layering, same delicious end result.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time1 hour
Servings - 4 servings


  • 16 oz. small shell pasta
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 Tbsp minced onion
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 24 oz. cottage cheese
  • 4 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 2 - egg s
  • 2 - Tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 26 oz. jar spaghetti sauce
  • Salt and pepper
  • Side: salad


  • Preheat the oven to 400 F.
  • Cook the pasta to al dente, about 7 minutes. Drain and add to 9x13-inch baking dish.
  • In a large saucepan, brown the ground beef with the minced onion, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Drain and gently toss with the pasta in the baking dish.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine cottage cheese, half of the shredded mozzarella cheese, all of the Parmesan cheese, eggs, and Italian seasoning.
  • Spread the cheese mixture in and around the pasta in the baking dish. Top with spaghetti sauce and add the remaining shredded mozzarella cheese.
  • Cover and bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes, then uncover and bake another 10 minutes.
  • Prepare the salad.
  • Serve Lazy Lasagna Bake with salad.