Ingredients

How to make it

  • The Sauce

  • In a food processor, finely grate the onion, zucchini, pepper and carrot.
  • Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat and add the shredded vegetables.
  • Cook, stirring often, for 5-6 minutes, until the vegetables begin to soften.
  • Pour in the tomato sauce and water, then add the ketchup, parmesan, basil and salt. See Photo
  • Reduce heat, partially cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 40 minutes. The vegetables should be extremely soft.
  • Transfer mixture to the food processor (no need to clean), add the lemon juice, and puree until smooth See Photo. Set aside.
  • The Rest

  • In a bowl beat together the cottage cheese and the egg until well combined.
  • Preheat the oven to 375F and grease 6 individual casseroles. (alternatively you can use a 9x5 loaf pan)
  • Place layers of sauce, noodles, cottage cheese, sauce, mozzarella, noodles, sauce, etc in each vessel, finishing with a sprinkle of mozzarella. See Photo
  • Place vessels on a baking sheet and cover with foil.
  • Bake, covered, for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake a further 10-15 minutes, until browned and bubbly.
  • Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
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  • bookworm1994 2 years ago
    made this tonite and it was SOOOO good, i usually dont like lasagna but this was amazing
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  • jhazminever0326 2 years ago
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  • lovnlife 2 years ago
    Hiding vegetables for "kid-friendly" lasagna? For me, this is "husband-friendly"! We do what we have to do, though! Thanks for the recipe!
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  • 22566 2 years ago
    Oh Jo Jo!
    Your title opens this up to such great lines...
    Charlotte: What do you think I asked you here for? COMPANY?
    Harry Willis: You're my favorite living mystery.
    Charlotte: Have you ever solved me?
    ~but~
    All theatrics aside... No Oscar,but this should atleast win one of the Academy Awards. :o)
    Thank-you
    Kind Regards
    Joyce
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  • jo_jo_ba 2 years ago
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories: 257.0
    Total Fat: 6.9 g
    Cholesterol: 46.8 mg
    Sodium: 377.5 mg
    Total Carbs: 33.9 g
    Dietary Fiber: 6.4 g
    Protein: 18.2 g
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