Patsy's Lasagna Recipe

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Patsy's Lasagna

Patsy G

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@lovetocookpatsy

This is one of the recipes my twins requested since they've been home on Thanksgiving break. It's always been one of their favorites.
My family loves turkey pepperoni but you can use whatever you like.


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Ingredients

2 pounds ground beef
4 cloves garlic,minced
29 oz can tomato sauce
4 t. fresh parsley,minced
2 t. dried basil
1 t. dried oregano
salt and pepper
3 c cottage cheese
2 eggs,beaten
1 c parmesan cheese,freshly grated
1 pound mozzarella cheese
1 pound pepperoni,thinly sliced
10 oz package lasagna noodles

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Bring a large pot of water to a boil.Add 1 t. salt.
In a large skillet, combine ground beef and garlic. Cook over medium-high heat until browned. Drain. Add tomato sauce, 2 tablespoons parsley, basil,oregano , salt and pepper to taste. Simmer for 45 minutes.
In a medium bowl, mix cottage cheese, beaten eggs, Parmesan, 2 more tablespoons parsley, and 1/2 t. teaspoon salt. Stir together well. Set aside. Cook lasagna until “al dente” .
Arrange 4 cooked lasagna noodles in the bottom of a baking pan, overlapping if necessary. Spoon half the cottage cheese mixture over the noodles. Spread evenly. Cover cottage cheese with a layer of mozzarella cheese. Spoon a little less than half the meat sauce over the top. Sprinkle half the pepperoni over the meat sauce.
Repeat, ending with pepperoni. Sprinkle top generously with extra Parmesan.
Bake immediately: 350-degree oven for 20 to 30 minutes, or until hot and bubbly.