Ingredient List
For the Casserole:
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1/2 onion, diced (approx. 1/3 cup)
  • 3 teaspoons parsley
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 3 (8 ounce) cans tomato sauce
  • 12 ounces spaghetti
  • 1 (24 ounce) carton cottage cheese
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
Instructions
For the casserole
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.

  • In a large skillet, brown and drain ground beef and onions.

  • Add parsley, oregano and tomato sauce; simmer 3-4 minutes.

  • Cook spaghetti according to package directions; drain.

  • Lightly spray a 13″ x 9″ casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray. Layer with half of each ingredient, starting with the spaghetti, then meat sauce, cottage cheese and mozzarella cheese.

  • Repeat layers. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese over top. Cover with aluminum foil.

  • Bake for 35 to 40 minutes. Can be frozen and baked later. If frozen, allow 1 ½ hours to heat.

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