Patsy's True Italian Lasagna
parsley, dried flakes
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.
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.