In this episode, I make one of our favorite dishes, lasagna. This dish was to celebrate our third wedding anniversary. Carlos loves my lasagna!! This recipe is from www.allrecipes.com and is called Linda’s Lasgna. If you make it, I hope you enjoy it.
1 pound or 1 kg lean ground beef 1 chopped onion 2 6-ounce cans or 340 grams tomato paste 1 14.5 ounce can or 453 gr. crushed tomatoes 2 cups water 1 tablespoon oregano 2 teaspoons garlic powder 2 teaspoons salt ¼ teaspoon black pepper 1 tablespoon sugar 12 ounces 340 grams cottage cheese ½ cup grated parmesan cheese 1 egg 9 lasagna noodles 1 pound or 453 gr. shredded mozzarella cheese
In a large skillet over medium heat, cook beef and onion. Cook beef until brown and onion is translucent.Cook onion until translucent. Drain ground beef. In a large saucepan, combine beef, and onion with tomato paste, crushed tomatoes, water, oregano, garlic powder, salt, pepper and sugar. Cook over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer 1 hour. While sauce is simmering, blend cottage cheese, Parmesan and egg until smooth. Set aside. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spread 1 cup of sauce in the bottom of a 9×13 inch baking dish. Cover sauce with 3 noodles. For the first layer, top noodles with one-third of the sauce and top with half of the mozzarella cheese. For the second layer, Place three more noodles and cover with sauce and the cottage cheese mixture. For the last layer top with the three remaining noodles, and remaining sauce. Bake in preheated oven 30 minutes. Sprinkle remaining mozzarella on top and bake 15 minutes more, until golden and bubbly.