World’s Best Lasagna

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    Ingredients

    1. 1 oven ready lasagna noodles
    2. 1 1/2 lb lean ground beef
    3. 1 large onion, chopped
    4. 1/2 lb mild Italian Sausage
    5. 3 clove garlic, minced
    6. 1 salt to taste
    7. 1 pepper to taste
    8. 1 tbsp dried parsley flakes
    9. 1 tbsp dried oregano
    10. 1 tbsp dried basil
    11. 2 14.5 ounce cans chopped tomatoes (undrained)
    12. 2 6 ounce cans tomato paste
    13. 16 oz container cottage cheese (using only 12 ounces)
    14. 15 oz container ricotta cheese (using only 12 ounces)
    15. 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
    16. 1 lb shredded mozzarella cheese (divided)
    17. 2 eggs beaten

    Cooking Instructions

    1. Step 1Preheat oven to 375°F
    2. Step 2Brown ground beef, Italian sausage, onion and garlic. Drain.
    3. Step 3Add salt, pepper, parsley, oregano basil, chopped tomatoes with juice and tomato paste to meat mixture; stirring until well mixed.
    4. Step 4Cover and simmer 1 hour on low heat.
    5. Step 5Spray a 9×13 baking pan with cooking spray.
    6. Step 6Combine in a bowl, cottage cheese, ricotta cheese, eggs, parsley, parmesan cheese and half of the mozzarella cheese.
    7. Step 7In your 13×9 pan, spread some meat sauce on the bottom, then layer dry oven ready noodles, meat sauce and cheese mixture; continue repeating layers until you are at the top of the pan.
    8. Step 8Top off remaining layer with the rest of the mozzarella cheese making sure noodles are completely covered.
    9. Step 9Bake for 40 to 60 minutes or until cheese mixture is thoroughly melted. I cover with foil for about 40 minutes then uncover for 15 to 20 minutes to finish.
    10. Step 10Remove from oven and let lasagna rest 15 to 20 minutes before cutting and serving.
     
     
     
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