Homemade Lasagna

Homemade Lasagna

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"This is my mom's special homemade lasagna recipe with made from scratch tomato sauce and delicious, cheesy filling. I have found none better anywhere. Serve with a leafy green salad and crusty garlic bread, if desired."

Ingredients

1 h 45 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 638 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 638 kcal
  • 32%
  • Fat:
  • 27.2 g
  • 42%
  • Carbs:
  • 54.1g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 45.7 g
  • 91%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 161 mg
  • 54%
  • Sodium:
  • 2053 mg
  • 82%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add noodles and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain and set aside.
  2. Place pork and beef in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Stir in tomato sauce, crushed tomatoes, parsley, garlic, oregano, onion, sugar, basil and salt. Simmer over medium-low heat for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. In a large bowl, combine cottage cheese, eggs, Parmesan cheese, parsley, salt and pepper.
  4. In a 9x13 inch baking dish, place 2 layers of noodles on the bottom of dish; layer 1/2 of the cheese mixture, 1/2 of the mozzarella cheese and 1/2 of the sauce; repeat layers.
  5. Cover with aluminum foil and bake in preheated oven for 30 to 40 minutes. Remove foil and bake for another 5 to 10 minutes; let stand for 10 minutes before cutting; serve.
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I was sceptical using cottage cheese and sorry to say....it really does not belong in an italian dish. Fresh Ricotta cheese is really the best bet or from a super market is still better than co...

this was so good but not enough sauce. Used Ricotta cheese instead of cottage cheese and doubled cheeses ricotta and mozz to make it more gooey. I adjusted according to prev reviews. replace ...

I made this for my family and it was great, the best ziti recipe I have tried. 4 stars instead of 5 because this recipe really should be written that you need a layer of sauce on the bottom of...