1Brown ground beef, adding onion, garlic, parsley, salt and basil. Mix tomatoes, tomato sauce and sugar. Add to meat mixture and stir well. Simmer for 20 min.
2While that cooks, prepare cottage cheese mixture.
Cook noodles and drain.
3In a 13x9 baking dish, begin with layer of noodles, then a layer of cottage cheese mixture, mozzerella cheese, parmesan cheese, then begin with another layer of same. Cover and bake at 350 for 45 min.