Homemade Lasagna

Ingredients

  • 1 (16 ounce) package lasagna noodles
  • ½ pound ground pork
  • ½ pound lean ground beef
  • 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ cup minced onion
  • ⅛ teaspoon white sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt
  • 1 pound small curd cottage cheese
  • 3eggs
  • ¾ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 pound shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 375degrees 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.

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  • Step 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.

  • Step 3

    In a large bowl, combine cottage cheese, eggs, Parmesan cheese, parsley, salt and pepper.

  • Step 4

    In a 9×13 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.

  • Step 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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