My Favourite Lasagna Recipe

My family’s favorite. This is a very meaty lasagna. We prefer it with cottage cheese, but you can easily substitute ricotta.


Total Time: 2hrs 30mins
Prep: 1 hr 30 mins
Cook: 1 hr
Servings 12
Units US

  • 1 1⁄2 lbs lean ground beef
  • 1⁄2 lb Italian sausage
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 -3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1⁄2-2 teaspoons salt (or to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh coarse ground black pepper (or to taste)
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 2 (14 1/2 ounce) cans whole tomatoes, undrained and chopped (or canned chopped tomatoes)
  • 2 (6 ounce) cans tomato paste
  • 24 ounces cottage cheese or 24 ounces ricotta cheese
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons parsley
  • 1⁄2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 lb mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 12 -15 lasagna noodles


  • Brown ground beef, Italian sausage, onion and garlic.
  • Add salt, pepper, parsley, oregano, basil, chopped tomatoes with juice, and tomato paste; stirring until well mixed.
  • Cover and simmer 1 hour (or longer,but watch for getting too dry).
  • Cook lasagna noodles according to package directions; drain and set aside.
  • Spray a 13 x 9″ baking pan with cooking spray.
  • Combine cottage cheese, eggs, pepper, 2 tablespoons parsley, Parmesan cheese and 1/2 1lb of mozzarella cheese; In a lasagna pan, layer noodles, meat sauce, and cheese mixture; repeat.
  • Top off with layer of noodles; sprinkle evenly with remaining mozzarella cheese; make sure to cover noodles completely.
  • Bake at 375F for 40-60 minutes, or until cheese mixture is thoroughly melted. (I cover w/ foil for about 40 minutes, then uncover for 15-20 minutes.
  • Let sit for 15-20 minutes before cutting and serving.

5 Pics That Prove Bella Hadid Is Style Queen of the Streets

This past Fashion Month, Bella Hadid dominated the runways. But maybe you’ve missed her in between shows, where she slips into some of the boldest athleisure looks we’ve seen yet. Bella’s leggings and bombers aren’t just played up by the statement sneaker of the moment, they’re smartly contrasted by her favorite high-fashion accessory (That Saint Laurent bag! That quilted Chanel backpack!) or finished with an unexpected piece, like retro sunglasses.

When we see Bella on the streets, we notice her not because she’s a tall, leggy supermodel but because she’s totally in her element, confidently rocking funky combinations we’d never think of. Read on to see the best ensembles she’s thought up yet, all of which just might inspire you to jazz up your jeans or trackpants the next time you step out.






Bella Hadid Street Style

Image Source: Getty / Timur Emek

2016 NBA playoffs

1. 2016 NBA Playoff Matchups

If the season ended today, these are the teams that would face off in first-round NBA playoff action. Does your team make the cut? Find out here!

2. 2016 NBA Playoffs

Find playoff schedules, brackets of your favorite teams and video highlights of all the 2016 NBA Playoffs games on

NBA Playoff Predictions

NBA Playoff Predictions: Eastern Conference 1st Round.

4. NBA playoff predictions

NBA playoff predictions: First-round matchups, analysis and projections.