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Italian Sausage Lasagne

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  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

1 Preheat the oven to 375F.

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.

17 Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
125 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 582 Calories from Fat 184

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g31.8%

Saturated Fat 7.6 g37.9%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 82.3 mg27.4%

Sodium 1222.4 mg50.9%

Total Carbohydrates 63 g21.1%

Dietary Fiber 5.3 g21.2%

Sugars 16.6 g

Protein 37 g73.8%

Vitamin A 36.5% Vitamin C 51.5%

Calcium 41.6% Iron 19.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Italian Sausage Lasagne Recipe