Patsy's True Italian Lasagna Recipe

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Patsy's True Italian Lasagna

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3 Tbsp
olive oil
1 c
onion, chopped
garlic clove
1 lb
ground beef
2 tsp
28 oz
tomatoes, canned
8 oz
tomato sauce
6 oz
tomato paste
3/4 c
1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
1 tsp
1 tsp
parsley, dried flakes
1 lb
lasagna noodles
1 lb
cottage cheese
1 c
parmesan cheese, grated


1Heat the oil in a large heavy sauce pan.

2Saute onions and garlic for 5 minutes.

3Stir in ground beef, cook over medium heat until browned.

4Add salt, tomatoes, tomato paste, tomato sauce, water, basil, oregano, sugar and parsley.

5Bring to a boil and simmer for 45 minutes.

6Cook lasagna noodles according to package directions.

7Add a tablespoon oil while cooking to prevent sticking.

8Drain, rinse and cool.

9Blend cottage cheese and egg in bowl.

10Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

11Grease a 13 x 9.5 x 3 inch baking pan.

12Arrange alternate layers of sauce, lasagna, cottage cheese/egg mixture mozzarella, finishing with sauce.

13Sprinkle with parmesan or romano cheese.

14Bake for 35 minutes at 375.

15Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

16NOTE: For the lazy mans' alternative, use uncooked noodles and add 1 3/4 cup of water to dish before baking.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy