Lasagna and Our Menu Plan

By January 23, 2011Cooking, Main Dishes, Menu Planning

Welcome to another great week for Menu Planning! Last week’s meals went pretty well. Our favorite was the Kung Pao Chicken, I served it with rice and the boys and Doug all loved it. It will definitely be added to our regular monthly plan.

Lasagna…the ooey, gooey, cheesy, deliciousness is always a hit! I have been using the same recipe for many, many years and we all love it!



This ooey, gooey, cheesy, delicious Lasagna recipe from is always a hit!

  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour


  • 1 box of Lasagna noodles {1 cook 12, 3 layers of 4}
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, pressed
  • 1 can (15 oz) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (16 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups Cottage Cheese
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 tablespoon parsley flakes
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups Mozzarella Cheese


  1. Brown ground beef, onion and garlic, drain and return to pan.
  2. Add tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, sugar, 2 tablespoons parsley, basil and 1/2 teaspoon salt.
  3. Simmer until consistency of thick spaghetti sauce.
  4. Cook noodles according to directions on box.
  5. Meanwhile, mix Cottage Cheese, Parmesan Cheese, 1 tablespoon parsley, oregano and 1 1/2 teaspoon salt.
  6. Layer noodles {4 on each layer} with sauce, Cottage Cheese mixture and Mozzarella Cheese.
  7. Top with sauce and add some Parmesan Cheese.
  8. Cover with foil and bake at 350 degrees for about 45 minutes, uncover and continue cooking for 15 minutes.
  9. Let set about 5 minutes before cutting.

Our Menu Plan…

Monday – Chili, Cornbread

Tuesday – Sloppy Joes and Fries

Wednesday – Breakfast Casserole, Fruit

Thursday – Chicken Quesadillas, Chips & Salsa

Friday – Pizza

Saturday – Polish Sausage, Mac & Cheese, Veggie

Sunday – Pepperoni Pizza Bake {Taste of Home recipe}, Salad

Since I will be gone most of the week…representing Bounce at the Blissdom Conference…Doug and the boys are eating pretty simple meals.

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