10 oz. no-cook lasagna noodles
1 lb. mozzarella cheese, grated
1 lb. Italian sausage - browned and drained
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tbs whole basil, crushed
1.5 tsp salt
1 can stewed tomatoes (1 lb.)
2 cans tomato paste (6 oz ea.)
2 eggs, beaten
2 cups ricotta (or sm. curd cottage cheese)
1/2 cup grated parmesan
2 tbs parsley flakes
1/2 tsp pepper
Preheat oven to 375º F. Brown the sausage and drain. Add the rest of the meat sauce ingredients. Stir well. Simmer 30 minutes.
Mix together the cheese filling ingredients.
In a 9 x 13" pan, layer 1/2 noodles, 1/2 cheese filling, 1/2 meat sauce, and 1/2 cheese.
Add another layer of noodles, cheese filling, meat sauce, and top with cheese.
Bake covered for 30 minutes or internal temp reaches 160º F. Remove cover and bake for additional 10 minutes to brown the top.