Easy Comforting Lasagna

Easy Homemade Lasagna

This Easy Homemade Lasagna may not be traditional, but it is still delicious and ready with only 5 minutes of prep!  Lasagna made without pre-boiling noodles or browning meat--talk about EASY!
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easy Lasagna, Homemade Lasagna
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 261kcal
Author: Kristen Chidsey


  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 12 whole wheat lasagna noodles uncooked
  • 1 1/2 cups cottage cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped parsley
  • 1 tsp dried Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes optional
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 3 cups homemade tomato sauce or your favorite store brand
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup fresh Parmesan cheese grated
  • 3 oz nitrate free pepperoni


  • Brush a 9x13 pan with olive oil.
  • Mix together tomato sauce with 1 cup water.
  • Mix the cottage cheese with fresh and dried spices and garlic with egg.
  • Spread a thin layer of the tomato sauce on the bottom of the pan. Lay 4 noodles down. Top with 1/2 the cottage cheese mixture, followed by half the pepperoni. Top with 1 cup sauce. Lay 4 more noodles down and the spread with the remaining cottage cheese mixture and then top with the remaining pepperoni. Top with 1 cup sauce and 4 more noodles. Pour the remaining sauce over the noodles and top with the cheese.
  • Cover with aluminum foil and bake at 375 for 45 minutes. Remove foil and continuing baking for 15 minutes. Let sit for 10 minutes or so, before devouring!!
Nutrition Facts
Easy Homemade Lasagna
Amount Per Serving
Calories 261 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 40mg13%
Sodium 305mg13%
Potassium 152mg4%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 15g30%
Vitamin A 210IU4%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 168mg17%
Iron 1.8mg10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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