|Lean ground beef||1 Pound|
|Onion||1 Medium, chopped|
|Vegetable shortening||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Broad noodles||5 Ounce|
|Cream style cottage cheese||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Small Curd)|
|Cream cheese||3 Ounce (1 Package)|
|Tomato sauce||1 Can (10 oz)|
|Tomato paste||1 Can (10 oz)|
|Dried oregano||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
Advance preparation: In large skillet, brown ground beef and onion in hot vegetable shortening.
Cook noodles ac cordingto package directions; drain.
In small bowl, cream together cottage cheese and cream cheese.
Drain excess fat from beef mixture; stir in tomato sauce, tomato paste, and seasonings.
In 2 quart casserole, place half the noodles; top with half the meat mixture and cheese mixture.
Repeat layers; spread last layer of cheese to completely cover top.
Before serving: Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30 minutes or until heated through.