This is my sister-in-law’s famous lasagna recipe, and the only one that I cook anymore.  It’s that good…

Meat Mixture:
1 lb. ground beef
1 clove freshly pressed garlic
1 T parsley
1 T basil
1 t salt
1 can diced tomatoes
2 6-oz cans tomato paste

Cheese Mixture:
1 24-oz. container cottage cheese
2 beaten eggs
1 t salt
½ t pepper
2 T parsley
½ c parmesan cheese

Additional Ingredients:
1 lb. sliced mozzarella cheese
Lasagna noodles (I use oven-ready noodles so I don’t have to cook them separately.)

Brown the meat; drain.  Add next 6 ingredients and summer uncovered 20 minutes until thick, stirring often. 

Cook and rinse lasagna noodles if not using the oven-ready kind. 

In another bowl combine all ingredients for the cheese mixture.

Line the bottom of an 8×8 pan with lasagna noodles.  Layer half the cheese mixture over the noodles, followed by a layer of mozzarella slices, and then half of the meat mixture.  Repeat layers. 

Bake at 375 for 45 minutes.

I often use two loaf pans (instead of the 8×8) and freeze one for later.  🙂