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Traditional Lasagna Recipe

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1 lb. ground beef
3/4 lb. bulk pork sausage
3 cans (8 oz. each) tomato sauce
2 cans (6 oz. each) tomato paste
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tsp. sugar
1 tsp. Italian seasoning
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
3 eggs
3 tbsp. minced fresh parsley
3 c. (24 oz.) small curd cottage cheese
1 carton (8 oz.) ricotta cheese
1/2 c. grated Parmesan cheese
9 lasagna noodles, cooked and drained
6 slices provolone cheese
3 c. shredded mozzarella cheese, divided

In a skillet cook beef and sausage over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Add the next seven ingredients. Simmer, uncovered, for 1 hour, stirring occasionally. In a bowl, combine the eggs, parsley, cottage cheese, ricotta and Parmesan. Spread 1 c. of meat sauce in an ungreased 9 x 13 in. pan. Layer with three noodles, provolone cheese, 2 c. cottage cheese mixture, 1 c. mozzarella, three noodles, 2 c. meat sauce, remaining cottage cheese mixture and 1 c. mozzarella. Top with the remaining noodles, meat sauce and mozzarella (dish will be full). Cover and bake at 375 for 50 min. Uncover; bake 20 min. longer. Let stand 15 min. before cutting.




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