Easy Lasagna


  • 1/2 pound lean or extra-lean ground beef or ground turkey
  • 8 ounces egg noodles, uncooked (try whole grain)
  • 12 ounces fat-free cottage cheese
  • 2 cups reduced-fat mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can unsalted, diced tomatoes, not drained
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • Non-stick cooking spray


  1. Brown ground beef or turkey. Drain and return to skillet.
  2. Stir in diced tomatoes, water, parsley, oregano and Italian seasoning. Bring to a boil.
  3. Add uncooked pasta. Cover and cook on medium heat for 15 minutes.
  4. Stir in cottage cheese. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Stir in 2 cups of mozzarella cheese.
  6. Cover and remove from heat. Let stand for 5 minutes to melt cheese.

Easy Lasagna

Nutrition information Per Serving
370 calories
Total Fat – 11 g
Saturated Fat – 6 g
Protein – 32 g
Total Carbohydrate – 35 g
Dietary Fiber – 2 g
Sodium = 530 mg
Excellent Source of Vitamin C
Excellent Source of Calcium
Excellent Source of Iron
Good Source of Vitamin A

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