Patsy's True Italian Lasagna

Patsy's True Italian Lasagna Recipe

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  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 c
    onion, chopped
  • 1
    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
  • 2
  • 1 c
    parmesan cheese, grated

How to Make Patsy's True Italian Lasagna


  1. Heat the oil in a large heavy sauce pan.
  2. Saute onions and garlic for 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in ground beef, cook over medium heat until browned.
  4. Add salt, tomatoes, tomato paste, tomato sauce, water, basil, oregano, sugar and parsley.
  5. Bring to a boil and simmer for 45 minutes.
  6. Cook lasagna noodles according to package directions.
  7. Add a tablespoon oil while cooking to prevent sticking.
  8. Drain, rinse and cool.
  9. Blend cottage cheese and egg in bowl.
  10. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  11. Grease a 13 x 9.5 x 3 inch baking pan.
  12. Arrange alternate layers of sauce, lasagna, cottage cheese/egg mixture mozzarella, finishing with sauce.
  13. Sprinkle with parmesan or romano cheese.
  14. Bake for 35 minutes at 375.
  15. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.
  16. NOTE: For the lazy mans' alternative, use uncooked noodles and add 1 3/4 cup of water to dish before baking.

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About Patsy's True Italian Lasagna

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

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