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Lasagna Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Diane Wheeler

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  


8 oz lasagna noodles
lb ground beef
cup chopped onion
6 oz. can tomato paste
8 oz. can tomato sauce
C. canned mushrooms
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 t. dried crushed sweet basil
1 C. shredded Mozzarella cheese
1 t. dried parsley flakes
1 t. salt
t. pepper
t. leaf oregano
1 C. water
2 C. creamed cottage cheese
1 C. raw chopped spinach
C. diced salami
1 egg

Servings: 6-8


Directions:
Directions:
Cook lasagna noodles as directed on the package. Brown beef with onion in skillet. Add tomato paste and sauce, mushrooms, garlic, sweet basil, parsley flakes, 4 t. oregano, 1/8 t. pepper and water.
Simmer one hour. Combine cottage cheese, spinach, salami, egg,
t. salt and 1/8 t. pepper. In 12X8" baking dish alternate layers
of 2 thicknesses of noodles, cottage cheese mixture, meat mixture, and mozzarella cheese, ending with cheese.

Bake at 350 for 30 minutes.

Remove from oven and let stand 15 minutes before serving.

* The salami and spinach really make this good. Usually I double
the hamburger and triple the onion. This dish is great to make ahead and freezes well.

 

 

 

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