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Lasagna

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: lasagna, noodles
Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 6 lasagna noodles q
  • 2 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 sweet onion, chopped
  • 2 tbsp caramelized garlic olive oil
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp basil
  • 1 tbsp minced parsley
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 1/2 lb ground beef
  • 2 cups hot water
  • 2-6 oz cans tomato paste
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 pint cottage cheese

Instructions

  • Cook noodles in boiling water, salted and a 1 tbsp olive oil, for 15 minutes.
  • Cook onion in 2 tbsp caramelized garlic olive oil. Add ground beef and spices. Cook until crumbly and then drain.
  • Add tomato paste and hot water to ground beef mixture. Simmer 5 minutes.
  • Blend eggs with cottage cheese. Set aside.
  • In a 9x13 baking dish, put (1) a thin layer of meat sauce, (2) half the noodles, (3) all of the cottage cheese mixture, (4) half of the cheeses, (5) repeat with 1/2 of the remaining meat sauce, (6) rest of the noodles, (7) meat sauce, and finally (8) top with cheeses.
  • Bake at 350° for 30-40 minutes. Let rest 5 minutes before serving.