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Clean Eating Lasagna Casserole

Lasagna Casserole

Author: Heidi Boortz
Servings : 8


  • 1 lb ground beef 90% lean or leaner
  • 1 jar pasta sauce no sugar listed in ingredients
  • 1 lb 100% whole grain pasta such as rotini, uncooked
  • 8 oz cottage cheese
  • 2 cups mozzarella divided, grated
  • 2 egg
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper


  • Preheat oven to 350. Grease an 8X8 casserole dish.
  • Cook beef in a large skillet until no longer pink. Add sauce. Using the empty sauce jar, add 1 jar full of water to beef mixture. Stir well.
  • In a separate bowl, combine cottage cheese, 1 cup mozzarella, eggs, salt, and pepper. Stir well.
  • Place 1 cup beef mixture in the bottom of the casserole dish. Top with 1/2 the noodles. Spread 1/2 the cheese mixture on top of noodles. Top with 2 cups beef mixture, remaining noodles, and remaining cheese mixture. Pour any remaining sauce over the top. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella cheese.
  • Bake, covered, 30 minutes. Uncover and bake 30 min longer or until casserole is bubbly and noodles are cooked.

Freezing Instructions

  • Cook beef and assemble casserole as directed above. Do not bake. Cover tightly and freeze. When ready to cook, thaw completely and bake as directed.