Mom's Perfect Lasagna Recipe

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Who doesn't love a great lasagna? Creamy cheese layered with tomato meat sauce and pasta. Serve this with a side salad and garlic bread. This can be frozen, thawed and cooked for a great way to have a meal ready for those busy nights.
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  • 2 pounds hamburger
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 tablespoon Italian Seasoning
  • 1 can tomato sauce (16 ounce can)
  • 1 can tomato paste (6 ounce can)
  • 1 pound Mozzarella cheese
  • 10 ounces lasagna noodles
  • 2 cups cottage cheese or ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons parsley flakes
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
30 mins
45 mins
2 hrs
In a large skillet, brown hamburger; drain.

Add seasonings, sauce and paste. Simmer for 30 minutes, stirring throughout.

While browning hamburger start water for noodles; boil and drain.

In a large bowl, combine cottage cheese, Parmesan cheese, parsley, eggs, salt and pepper.

Spray a 9x13 pan with cooking spray. Place half of noodles in bottom of pan, 3 across works well. Top with a layer of cheese mix, mozzarella, then meat mixture. Repeat layers one or two more times. Sprinkle mozzarella on top.

Bake at 375 for 45 minutes.

IMPORTANT: Allow to stand 10 minutes before cutting.

NOTES: Freshly grated parmesan and freshly shredded mozzarella are the best way to go, but store bought saves a lot of time.

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"Use cottage cheese! This really does taste like my mom's. Only she has 3 layers of noodles. SO, SO good!"
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