Quick Skillet Lasagna

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Makes: 7 servings
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This lasagna can be prepared entirely on the stovetop and uses Parmesan and cottage cheese. Add fresh veggies like green peppers, spinach, or whatever you have on hand to increase flavor and nutrients. Make a meal of it with your favorite fruit. 

Ingredients

1/2 cup onion (chopped)
1/2 pound ground beef (90% lean)
1 can tomatoes (14.5 ounce)
3/4 cup tomato paste (6 ounce can)
  parsley, fresh (1 Tablespoon, optional)
1 1/2 cups water
  garlic powder (1 teaspoon, optional)
2 cups egg noodles (cooked)
3/4 cup cottage cheese, low-fat
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese

Directions

1. Chop onion. Cook beef and onion, in the frying pan until beef is brown and onion is tender. Drain off excess fat.

2. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, parsley, water, and garlic powder to the beef mixture. Bring to a boil and simmer until sauce is thick, about 25 minutes.

3. Cook noodles in the saucepan according to package directions. Drain.

4. Add cooked, drained noodles to the beef mixture. Stir to prevent sticking.

5. Mix cheeses and drop by spoonfuls into the frying pan.

6. Cover and heat over low heat about 5 minutes. Refrigerate leftovers.

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Notes

To decrease fat and cholesterol, omit the beef and add vegetables such as broccoli or zucchini to the sauce.

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I made this recipe with several groups with different organizations and they all like it. It's very easy to make and taste great every time.
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Its so easy to put your own twist on this recipe depending on what you have available, adding fresh tomatoes, green peppers, etc.
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Its so easy to put your own twist on this recipe depending on what you have available, adding fresh tomatoes, green peppers, etc.
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The recipe tastes good, but I wouldn't recommend leaving out the optional ingredients. It lacks in a flavor other than tomato if you do so. I've used this with several participants and have received positive comments every time!
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I never would have thought that mixing parmesan and cottage cheese would be so good.
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