Patsy's True Italian Lasagna

Patsy's True Italian Lasagna Recipe

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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

How to Make Patsy's True Italian Lasagna


  • 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.

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About Patsy's True Italian Lasagna

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