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Lazy Day Lasagna Recipe

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1 lb. lean ground beef
1 can (14 oz.) tomatoes, undrained
1 can (6 oz.) tomato paste
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. dried basil
tsp. dried oregano
⅛ tsp. garlic powder
c. water
2 c. cottage cheese
c. grated Parmesan cheese
1 egg
1 tbsp. parsley flakes
8 uncooked lasagna noodles
2 c. (8 oz.) shredded mozzarella cheese

Pour ground beef into 1 quart casserole.
Microwave on high (100%) uncovered, 5 to 6 minutes or until no longer pink, stirring once. Stir to break meat into pieces. Drain. Stir in tomatoes, tomato paste, salt, basil, oregano, garlic powder and water. Cover with casserole lid. Microwave on high 4 to 5 minutes or until mixture boils.
Combine cottage cheese, Parmesan cheese, egg and parsley; mix well.

Pour 1 cups to tomato sauce mixture into 12X8 microwave-safe baking dish; spread evenly in dish. Place 4 uncooked noodles evenly over sauce. (They may overlap slightly.)
Top with half the cottage cheese mixture, spreading evenly. Sprinkle with half the mozzarella cheese. Spoon 1 cup sauce evenly over the cheese. Place 4 more noodles on sauce. Top with even layers of remaining cottage cheese mixture, mozzarella cheese and tomato sauce. Cover with vented microwave-safe plastic wrap.

Microwave on high 15 minutes. Rotate dish. Then microwave at medium (50%) 15 to 20 minutes or until noodles are tender. Remove plastic wrap. If desired, sprinkle lasagna with an additional 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese.

Microwave on high, uncovered, 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Let stand about 10 minutes before cutting into squares for serving.

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Serves 6




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