Easy Lasagna Squares

Easy Lasagna Squares

This casserole captures the terrific taste of lasagna with no noodles to cook! Make it even easier by using thawed Make-Ahead Ground Beef.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

1:05

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

servings

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/2
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1
can (6 oz) tomato paste
2
cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 oz)
1/2
cup small-curd cottage cheese
1/4
cup shredded Parmesan cheese (1 oz)
2/3
cup Original Bisquick® mix
1
cup milk
2
eggs
Cherry tomatoes, quartered, if desired
Fresh basil leaves, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 400°F. In 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in oregano, basil, tomato paste and 1/2 cup of the mozzarella cheese.
  2. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Layer cottage cheese and Parmesan cheese in baking dish. Spoon beef mixture evenly over top of cheese.
  3. In medium bowl, stir Bisquick mix, milk and eggs with wire whisk or fork until blended. Pour into dish.
  4. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.
  5. Sprinkle remaining 1 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese over top. Bake 2 to 3 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Garnish with tomatoes and basil leaves.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tips
Tomato paste is available in tubes and cans. Look for it in the supermarket next to the canned tomato products.
Kitchen Tips
As with most recipes that call for ground beef, you can use ground turkey instead.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 400
    • (Calories from Fat 190),
  • Total Fat 21g
    • (Saturated Fat 10g,
    • Trans Fat 1 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 145mg;
  • Sodium 810mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 19g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 7g),
  • Protein 33g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.