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Ginny’s Lasagna

Yields6 ServingsPrep Time15 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 15 mins

Ginny's kids have always told her that she makes the best lasagna in the world, and we've been lucky enough to get the recipe from her! The combination of cottage cheese and Parmesan makes the lasagna perfectly gooey, while ground beef makes it the ultimate comfort food. Perfect for big family gatherings or just a family dinner, Ginny's lasagna will soon become everybody's favorite!

A woman in a fuschia blouse in a kitchen, sprinkling shredded cheese on a pan of lasagna, with a salad nearby.

 2 lbs ground beef, turkey, or sausage
 4 cloves of garlic (minced or crushed)
 1 can of tomato paste
 29 oz tomato puree
 4 tbsp dried parsley (divided in two)
 1 lb cottage cheese
 1 cup parmesan
 2 eggs (beaten)
 12 whole weat lasagna noodles (cooked)
 2 lbs mozarella cheese (shredded)

Brown meat and drain. Add garlic, tomato paste, tomato puree, and 2 Tbsp. parsley. Simmer for about an hour until thick.


In a separate bowl, combine cottage and Parmesan cheeses, 2 Tbsp. parsley and eggs; set aside.


Preheat oven to 375.


Spread a little meat sauce in the bottom of a 9" by 13" pan. Layer 4 noodles, 1/3 of the meat sauce, and 1/3 of the mozzarella. Repeat for 3 layers in all. Cover with foil; bake 45 minutes. Remove foil; bake another 15 minutes. Enjoy!

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