To make this lasagna recipe, you will need the following ingredients:
1 pound sweet Italian sausage
3/4 pound lean ground beef
1/2 cup minced onion
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes
2 (6 ounce) cans tomato paste
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons white sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil leaves
1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1 tablespoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
4 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
12 lasagna noodles, cooked
16 ounces cottage cheese
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 pound mozzarella cheese, sliced
3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
In a large pot, brown sausage, beef, onion and garlic.
When meat mixture is cooked, add crushed tomatoes,
Add the sugar,
Simmer covered for 1 hour and a half.
In a small bowl, mix egg and cottage cheese.
Pre heat oven to 375.
Now let’s assemble the Lasagna.
spread 1 1/2 cups of meat sauce in the bottom of a 9×13 inch baking dish. Arrange 6 noodles lengthwise over meat sauce. Spread with one half of the cottage cheese mixture. Top with a third of mozzarella cheese. Spoon 1 1/2 cups meat sauce over mozzarella, and sprinkle with 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese.
On the last layer before the cheese, add remaining sauce, then cheese.
Spray some aluminum foil, (so it wont stick to the cheese) Cover lasagna, and bake covered for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake an additional 30 minutes. Let cool for 15 minutes before serving.