Beef Lasagna Casserole


This Beef Lasagna Casserole is one of the classic Italian casserole recipes with ground beef that's made easy. This ground beef casserole is the perfect weeknight dinner because it's simple to prepare and will please everyone at your table. You can't go wrong with lasagna noodles, spaghetti sauce, seasoned ground beef, a cottage cheese filling and melted Italian cheese on top. It's a traditional mix of ingredients that you know will taste great together and with this recipe, you don't have to work too hard to get the Italian flavor that you love.


  • 1 pound lasagna noodles
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 (10-ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 medium sized onion, chopped
  • 1 cup cottage cheese or ricotta cheese
  • 2 1/2 cups Italian blend cheese
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon seasoning salt
  • 24 ounces spaghetti sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. Place the ground beef into a pan and season it with the seasoning salt, garlic powder and Italian seasoning. Brown the ground beef over medium heat and drain all fat.

  3. Add in the onions and stir.

  4. Add the diced tomatoes and spaghetti sauce into the pan and stir.

  5. Let the meat sauce simmer over low heat for 20 minutes.

  6. Cook the pasta until al dente then drain.

  7. Pour some of the meat sauce into the bottom of a bake dish, then layer some of the pasta on top. Pour more of the meat sauce on top of the pasta, then add a few tablespoons of cottage cheese, followed by 1 cup of Italian cheese. Repeat the layering once more.

  8. Cover the baking dish and bake in the oven for 45 minutes.

  9. Let the casserole sit for 10 minutes before serving.

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Lasagna is one of those dishes I like to prepare in double batches and put half in the freezer for the next time. With the recipe, I could easily prepare the meat filling and freeze it and when ready prepare the noodles for a fresh batch of lasagna.

If it were available, I could eat lasagna every day. I love it. It could be meat, veggie or any variation of the two. I have a large collection of lasagna recipe and I have not found one I do not like. This is being saved and shopped to prepare this week.

This recipe looks really yummy. I love lasagna, especially when it starts to get cold outside!

what lasagna isn't good. I have made many different kinds.


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