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Italian Sausage Lasagne

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Ingredients
  Sweet italian sausage/Hot italian sausage 1⁄2 Pound (3 Links)
  Finely chopped onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Dried basil leaves 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Fennel seed 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chopped parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Canned italian style tomatoes 28 Ounce, undrained (1 Can)
  Tomato paste 6 Ounce (1 Can)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lasagne noodles 3⁄4 Pound (Curly Variety, 12 , 3/4 Of 1 Pound Package)
  Cottage cheese 1 Pound (1 Container)
  Egg 1
  Grated parmesan cheese 6 Tablespoon
  Mozzarella cheese 1⁄4 Pound, thinly sliced
  Salad oil 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Preheat the oven to 375F.

MAKING
2 In 5-quart Dutch oven, heat oil over medium heat.
3 Add in the sausage, onion and garlic, and saute turning, until lightly browned.
4 Using a slotted spoon, remove the sausage.
5 Add sugar, 1 tablespoon salt, the basil, fennel seed, pepper and half the parsley; mix well.
6 Add in the tomatoes, tomato paste and 1/2 cup water, mashing tomatoes with wooden spoon.
7 Bring to a boil and lower the heat.
8 Simmer, covered stirring occasionally, until thick for about 90 minutes.
9 In a 8-quart kettle, bring 3 quarts water and 1 tablespoon salt to a boil.
10 Add in lasagne, two or three at a time.
11 Return to the boil.
12 Boil, uncovered, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes or just until tender.
13 Drain in a colander and rinse under cold water.
14 On paper towels, dry lasagne.
15 In a medium bowl, combine cottage cheese, egg, remaining parsley and 1/2 teaspoon salt; mix well.
16 Slice the sausage diagonally into 1/2-inch slices.
17 Place in the oven until the cheese melts.

SERVING
17 Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Sausage
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
125 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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