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Baked Lasagna Recipe

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This recipe for Baked Lasagna, by , is from The Baker Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Sherri Baker
Added: Tuesday, September 22, 2009


9 lasagna noodles--cooked according to label
1 lb. ground beef
1 T. olive oil
1/2 clove garlic, minced
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1/4 tsp. sweet basil
2 (6 oz.) cans tomato paste
4 (6 oz.) cans water
Salt and pepper to taste
Cheese filling:
2 (12 oz.) cartons small curd cottage cheese
1 T. chopped dry parsley
1 lb. shredded mozzarella cheese
Parmesan cheese

Lightly grease 13"X9" pan. In large skillet, brown ground beef in oil. Add garlic, onion, sweet basil, tomato paste, water, salt, and pepper. Simmer about 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Mix together cottage cheese, parsley, and mozzarella cheese. Spoon in some meat sauce on bottom of pan. Top with 3 lasagna noodles. Spread with 1/3 of cheese mixture, then 1/3 of meat mixture. Repeat ending with meat mixture. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes. Let stand 5-10 minutes before serving.

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Personal Notes:
This can be prepared the day before and refrigerated. When ready to use, let stand at room temperature for 1 hour then bake 1 hour at 350 degrees.




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