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Lasagna Recipe

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This recipe for Lasagna, by , is from COOKING WITH GRANDMOTHER AND OTHERS, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Claudia Holland
Added: Sunday, November 16, 2008


1 pound ground beef
1 pound pork sausage
1 clove garlic, minced
1 Tablespoon whole basil
1 1/2 teaspoon salt
1 (16 ounce) can tomatoes
2 (6 ounce) cans tomato paste
10 ounces cooked lasagna noodles
3 cups ricotta or cottage cheese
1/2 cup Parmesan or Romano, grated
2 Tablespoons parsley flakes
2 eggs, beaten
2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 pound mozzarella cheese

Brown meat, drain. Add garlic, basil, salt, tomatoes and tomato paste. Simmer uncovered for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Combine ricotta or cottage cheese, Romano or Parmesan, parsley flakes, eggs, salt and pepper. Layer meat, then cheese and repeat. Mozzarella can be added as a third layer and cover top with it also. Bake at 375 about 30 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Can be assembled early and refrigerated, add 15 minutes to cooking time.
Can also be frozen. Allow to thaw 3-4 hours before cooking.




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