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When you're craving comfort food and don't have time to make it, this easy weeknight lasagna recipe with meat sauce is for you. It's the perfect Italian meal that is kid friendly and baked in just one dish. Add a few sides dishes and this easy lasagna is quickly a family favorite!

Easy Lasagna with Meat Sauce

Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Keyword dinner, lasagna, pasta, sausage
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 12 Servings
Calories 417 kcal



  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Mix together ricotta cheese, 1 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese, 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, and eggs in a bowl. Then set aside.

  2. Spread marinara sauce evenly in the bottom of a 13 x 9 baking or lasagna dish. Layer with 4-6 uncooked noodles then spread an even layer of marinara (approx. 3/4 cup) and 1/2 of the cottage cheese mix; 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese; repeat sauce and cottage cheese levels and then top with remaining mozzarella and parmesan cheese. 

  3. Bake in preheated oven covered with foil for 1 hour. Remove foil and bake an additional 10-20 minutes or until lightly browned.

Nutrition Facts
Easy Lasagna with Meat Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 417 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Fat 22g34%
Saturated Fat 10g50%
Cholesterol 88mg29%
Sodium 906mg38%
Potassium 682mg19%
Carbohydrates 32g11%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 22g44%
Vitamin A 945IU19%
Vitamin C 14.4mg17%
Calcium 309mg31%
Iron 3.7mg21%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.