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Italian Hamburger Heaven

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  Chuck 1⁄2 Pound, ground
  Salad oil 2 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Dried parsley flakes 10 Gram
  Basil 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Canned tomatoes 17 Ounce (1 can)
  Canned tomato paste 6 Ounce (1 can)
  Wide noodles 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Large curd creamed cottage cheese 8 Ounce (1 cup, 1 container)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Grated parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon
  Mozzarella cheese 1⁄3 Pound, thinly sliced

1. In large skillet or electric fry pan, combine chuck, salad oil, garlic, parsley flakes, basil, and 1 teaspoon salt. Cook until meat loses its red color; drain, if needed.
2. Add tomatoes and tomato paste; simmer, uncovered, until thick about 1 hour stirring mixture occasionally.
3. Cook noodles until tender as package label directs. Meanwhile, mix cottage cheese, beaten egg, 1/2 teaspoon salt, pepper, 2 teaspoons parsley flakes, and Parmesan cheese in bowl; set aside.
4. Start heating oven to 375°F.
5. Place half of noodles evenly in 1 1/2-quart casserole. Cover with half of cottage-cheese mixture. Top with half of Mozzarella, then half of meat sauce. Repeat noodle, cottage-cheese, Mozzarella, and meat-sauce layers.
6. Bake 30 minutes, or until hot.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2385 Calories from Fat 954

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 109 g167.9%

Saturated Fat 47.4 g236.8%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 547.3 mg182.4%

Sodium 3946.1 mg164.4%

Total Carbohydrates 219 g73.1%

Dietary Fiber 38.4 g153.7%

Sugars 29.6 g

Protein 157 g313.6%

Vitamin A 180.9% Vitamin C 160.4%

Calcium 167.3% Iron 157.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Italian Hamburger Heaven Recipe