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Marian's Lasagna for a Crowd Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Donna Cole
Added: Friday, July 17, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 lbs ground beef,
1/2 lb ground lean pork,
1 med. onion shopped (1 1/2 cups),
2 cloves garlic,
2 cans (1 lb) tomatoes,
2 cans (15 oz) tomato sauce,
1/4 c. parsley flakes,
1/4 c. sugar,
2 t. salt,
2 t. basil leaves,
6 cups (4 - 12 oz cartons) creamed cottage cheese,
1 c. grated Parmesan cheese,
2 T parsley flakes,
1 T salt,
2 t. oregano leaves,
2 pkg (8 oz each) lasagna noodles cooked & well drained,
1 1/2 lbs mozzarella cheese (shredded),
1 c. grated Parmesan cheese,

Directions:
Directions:
Cook & stir ground beef, ground pork, onion & garlic in Dutch oven until meat is brown and onion is tender. Drain off fat.

Add tomatoes & break up with fork. Stir in tomato sauce, 1/4 c. parsley flakes, the sugar, 2 t. salt and the basil. Simmer uncovered 1 hr or until consistency of spaghetti sauce.


Heat oven to 350. Mix cottage cheese, 1 c. Parmesan cheese, 2 T parsley flakes, 1 T salt & oregano leaves. Reserve 1 c. meat sauce for thin layer top.

In each of 2 ungreased 13 x 9 baking pans, layer 1/4 of noodles, remaining meat sauce, mozzarella cheese and cottage cheese mixture. Repeat. Spread reserved meat sauce over top. Sprinkle each pan with 1/2 c. Parmesan cheese.

(can be refrigerated several hours at this point)

Bake uncovered 45 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes more if lasagna has been refrigerated.

Let stand 15 minutes after removing from oven.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
24 3-inch squares
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This freezes really well, so it makes sense to make both pans and save having the mess twice!

 

 

 

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