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This recipe for TRADITIONAL LASAGNA, by , is from Our Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!

Anita Wilkie


1 pound ground beef
pound bulk pork sausage
24 oz tomato sauce
12 oz tomato paste
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tsps sugar
1 tsp Italian seasoning
1 tsp salt
tsp pepper
3 eggs
3 Tbsp parsley
3 cups (24 oz) small-curd cottage cheese
1 carton ( 8 oz) ricotta cheese
cup grated Parmesan Cheese
9+ lasagna noodles, cooked and drained
6 slices provolone cheese (this is optional)
3 cups ( 12 oz) 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 cup of meat sauce in an ungreased 12x9x2 baking dish. Layer with 3 noodles, provolone cheese, 2 cups cottage cheese mixture, 1 cup mozzarella, then again 3 noodles, 2 cups meat sauce, remaining cottage cheese mixture and 1 cup mozzarella. Top with remaining noodles, meat sauce and mozzarella.

Cover and bake at 375 for 50 minutes. Uncover and bake 20 minutes longer. Let stand 15 minutes before cutting.

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