Tom’s Mom’s Lasagna

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Tom's Mom's Lasagna

Tom’s Mom’s Lasagna

I decided to make Tom his mother’s lasagna recipe for Saturday night. I brought home her recipe file to make some of his favorite recipes his mom used to cook. It is pretty similar to what I make and it goes together really quickly. The first step is to make the sauce. While it is cooking I mix together the cheese mixture.

Tom's Mom's Lasagna

Boil the lasagna noodles until almost done. You don’t want them all of the way done or they will get mushy on you. I usually cook mine for about 6 minutes. Rinse the noodles under cold water. Let drain.

Tom's Mom's Lasagna

I use a 9 x 13 deep pan I have to make my lasagna with.

Tom's Mom's Lasagna

Tom's Mom's Lasagna
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Recipe type: Pasta, Italian
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Serves: Serves 6
 
Ingredients
  • 2 lbs. ground beef
  • oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon parsley
  • 2 tablespoons basil
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 28 oz. can tomatoes
  • 1 small can tomato paste
  • 1 10 oz. package lasagna noodles
  • 1 lb. mozzarella cheese
  • Cheese Mixture
  • 24 oz. cottage cheese
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons parsley
  • ½ cup Parmesan Cheese
Instructions
  1. Brown meat in a little bit of the oil.
  2. Add garlic, parsley, basil, salt, oregano, tomato paste and tomatoes.
  3. Simmer uncovered for 1 hour until thick.
  4. Cook noodles in a pan of boiling water until almost done.
  5. Combine the cottage cheese with the eggs, salt, pepper, parsley and Parmesan cheese.
  6. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  7. Spray a 9 x 13 baking dish.
  8. Spread a thin layer of sauce on bottom of pan.
  9. Top with a layer of noodles.
  10. Add ⅓ of the sauce.
  11. Add ⅓ of the cheese mixture.
  12. Top with ⅓rd of the Mozzarella cheese.
  13. Repeat 2 more times.

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