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PATSY'S TRUE ITALIAN LASAGNA

 

Categories: Italian, Main dish, Meats, Pasta

Yield: 8 servings

 

INGREDIENTS

 

  3 tb Olive Oil

  1 c Chopped Onion

  1 Clove Garlic

 1 lb Ground Beef

  2 ts Salt

  28 oz Tomatoes, canned

  8 oz Tomato Sauce

  6 oz Tomato Paste

  3/4 c Water

  1/2 ts Basil

  1/2 ts Oregano

  1 ts Sugar

  1 tb Dried Parsley

  1 lb Lasagna Noodles

  1 lb Cottage Cheese

  2 Eggs

  1 lb Mozzarella Cheese

  1 c Grated Parmesan or R Cheese or a mixture

 

LET'S GO

 

Heat the oil in a large heavy sauce pan. Saute onions and garlic for 5

minutes. Stir in ground beef, cook over medium heat for until browned.

Add salt, tomatoes, tomato paste, tomato sauce, water, basil, oregano,

sugar and parsley. Bring to a boil and simmer for 45 minutes.

Cook lasagna noodles according to package directions. Add a tablespoon oil

while cooking to prevent sticking. Drain, rinse and cool.

Blend cottage cheese & egg in bowl. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease a

13 x 9.5 x 3 inch baking pan.

Arrange alternate layers of sauce, lasagna, cottage cheese/egg mixture

mozzarella, finishing with sauce. Sprinkle with parmesan or romano cheese.

Bake for 35 minutes at 375 degrees (F). Let stand for 10 minutes before

serving.

 

NOTE:

 

For the lazy mans' alternative, use uncooked noodles and add

1/ 3/4 cup of water to dish before baking.

From: Wayne Woodman

Courtesy of Dale & Gail Shipp, Columbia Md. 

 

GOOD LUCK !!!!!

 

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