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       Title: PATSY'S TRUE ITALIAN LASAGNA
  Categories: Italian, Main dish, Meats, Pasta
       Yield: 8 servings
  
       3 tb Olive Oil
       1 c  Chopped Onion
       1    Clove Garlic
       1 lb Ground Beef
       2 ts Salt
      28 oz Tomatoes, canned
       8 oz Tomato Sauce
       6 oz Tomato Paste
     3/4 c  Water
     1/2 ts Basil
     1/2 ts Oregano
       1 ts Sugar
       1 tb Dried Parsley
       1 lb Lasagna Noodles
       1 lb Cottage Cheese
       2    Eggs
       1 lb Mozzarella Cheese
       1 c  Grated Parmesan or R
            Cheese or a mixture
  
   Heat the oil in a large heavy sauce pan.  Saute onions
   and garlic for 5 minutes.
   
   Stir in ground beef, cook over medium heat for until
   browned.
   
   Add salt, tomatoes, tomato paste, tomato sauce, water,
   basil, oregano, sugar and parsley.  Bring to a boil
   and simmer for 45 minutes.
   
   Cook lasagna noodles according to package directions.
   Add a tablespoon oil while cooking to prevent
   sticking.  Drain, rinse and cool.
   
   Blend cottage cheese & egg in bowl.  Preheat oven to
   375 degrees. Grease a 13 x 9.5 x 3 inch baking pan.
   
   Arrange alternate layers of sauce, lasagna, cottage
   cheese/egg mixture mozzarella, finishing with sauce.
   Sprinkle with parmesan or romano cheese.
   
   Bake for 35 minutes at 375 degrees (F).  Let stand for
   10 minutes before serving. NOTE: For the lazy mans'
   alternative, use uncooked noodles and add 1/ 3/4 cup
   of water to dish before baking. From: Wayne Woodman
   ~-- == Courtesy of Dale & Gail Shipp, Columbia Md. ==
  
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