Homestyle Lasagna

This lasagna tastes like authentic lasagna but is easy to make. Ok, as authentic as an American who has never tasted true Italian lasagna can make. It’s American yummy.


Brown in skillet together:
1 pound Italian sausage
1 clove garlic minced (approx 1 teaspoon)
1 Tablespoon sweet basil, dried

Combine in food processor:
3 cups cottage cheese
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
2 Tablespoons parsley flakes
2 eggs
2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper

Additional ingredients needed:
2 large cans/jars spaghetti sauce
1 can diced Italian tomatoes or tomato sauce
1 box lasagna noodles (no need to pre-cook)
1 pound mozzarella cheese

Layer sauce, lasagna noodles, cheese filling, and mozzarella cheese. Repeat layers. Refrigerate or bake. Bake at 375 degrees for 30 minutes if all ingredients are hot. If refrigerated, bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour covered. Let stand 5-10 minutes before serving.

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