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“My husband's mother passed on this recipe for lasagna. It's very simple and I think that's why he loves it so much.”

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  1. Brown meat slowly in a large pan. Spoon off the excess fat and add the garlic, salt, tomato paste and canned tomatoes.
  2. You can also add one onion, cut up very fine.
  3. Simmer 30 minutes, uncovered stirring occasionally.
  4. Cook noodles by boiling a large pot of water.
  5. Add salt and noodles. Cover and turn off heat.
  6. Leave for 20 minutes. Do not lift cover. You can use your roasting pan for this step.
  7. Now combine the cottage cheese, parmesan, parsley, eggs, salt and pepper in a bowl.
  8. Place ½ the noodles in 13x9x2 oblong dish, spread with ½ the cottage cheese filling and ½ the meat sauce. Repeat layers.
  9. Bake at 375F about 30 minutes.
  10. You can assemble this early. Refrigerate and allow 15 minutes longer for cooking.
  11. Let stand 5 minutes before cutting, filling will set slightly.

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