No-Fuss Beef Lasagna

A delicious lasagna that takes half the time to make. Layers of ground beef, tomatoes, and a variety of cheese create a hearty, creamy, and wonderful dish the whole family will love.
A delicious lasagna that takes half the time to make. Layers of ground beef, tomatoes, and a variety of cheese create a hearty, creamy, and wonderful dish the whole family will love.

No-Fuss Beef Lasagna

Prep Time
30

MINUTES

30 minutes
Cook Time
45

MINUTES

45 minutes
Serves
8

Calories
433

  • Calories433
  • Total Fat15 g
  • Cholesterol80 mg
  • Sodium1013 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate51 g
  • Protein25 g

Ingredients

  • 1 pound

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1 jar pasta sauce, 26 to 30-oz.

  • 1 can Italian-style stewed tomatoes, 14 1/2-oz., undrained

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper

  • 1 carton ricotta cheese, 15-oz.

  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated

  • 1 egg, slightly beaten

  • 10 lasagna noodles, uncooked

  • 1-1/2 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded

Cooking Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium. Add ground beef and break up into small crumbles. Cook 8 to 10 minutes or until beef is no longer pink. Pour off drippings; season with salt. Stir in spaghetti sauce, tomatoes and pepper.
  • Combine ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese and egg in medium bowl.
  • Spread 2 cups beef sauce in bottom of 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Top with 4 noodles, arranged lengthwise in single layer; place fifth noodle crosswise at end of dish, breaking noodle to fit. Press noodles lightly into sauce. Spread ricotta mixture over noodles. Sprinkle with 1 cup mozzarella cheese; top with 1 1/2 cups beef sauce. Add remaining noodles in single layer; press into sauce. Top with remaining beef sauce.
  • Bake 45 minutes or until noodles are tender. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese. Let stand 15 minutes.

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