Italian Sausage Lasagne

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Jan. 10, 2012

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
Cook Time: 120 Minutes
Ready In: 120 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 582Calories from Fat 184

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g32.3%

Saturated Fat 7 g35%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 1222 mg50.92%

Total Carbohydrates 63 g21%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 16 g

Protein 37 g74%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet