Easy Stovetop Lasagna

Makes 6 servings



  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef
  • 28 ounces canned, diced, low-sodium tomatoes
  • 6 ounces tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 8 ounces whole-grain lasagna noodles
  • 8 ounces low-fat cottage cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Brown ground beef in a large skillet. Drain off oil and return to skillet.
  2. Stir in canned tomatoes, tomato paste, and Italian seasoning. Bring to a boil.
  3. In the saucepan, cook pasta according to directions on the package. Remove and drain in a colander.
  4. Add cooked noodles and cottage cheese to beef mixture.
  5. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  6. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese on top.
  7. Cover and remove from heat. Let stand for 4 minutes to melt cheese.

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