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A play on lasagna, this Mock Lasagna is an easy weeknight dinner with ground beef, lots of cheese and crescent rolls is a family favorite.

Mock Lasagna


  • Author: Deborah
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 35 mins
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 10 servings 1x
  • Category: Main Dish

Description

A play on lasagna, this Mock Lasagna is an easy weeknight dinner with ground beef, lots of cheese and crescent rolls – it is a family favorite.


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Ingredients

Meat Filling

  • ½ lb sausage
  • ½ lb ground beef
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
  • 16 ounces tomato sauce
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • dash of pepper

Cheese Filling

  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan
  • ¾ lb grated Mozzarella cheese

Dough

  • 2 cans Pillsbury Crescent Rolls or Recipe Creations

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. In a large pan, cook sausage and beef until no longer pink. Add the onion and garlic and saute until the onion is translucent. Add the parsley, tomato sauce, basil, salt and pepper and simmer for a few minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, combine all the cheese filling ingredients in a small bowl.
  4. Mold one can of crescent rolls in the bottom of a lightly greased 9×13 inch dish. Spread the meat filling over the dough. Top with the cheese filling. Mold the remaining can of dough over the top.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes or until golden brown.

Recipe Notes:

from Goodman’s Galloping Gourmet (a family cookbook) and my childhood

Nutrition information provided as an estimate only. Various brands and products can change the counts.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 416
  • Sugar: 8 g
  • Sodium: 1208 mg
  • Fat: 23 g
  • Saturated Fat: 11 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 8 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 29 g
  • Fiber: 4 g
  • Protein: 28 g
  • Cholesterol: 63 mg