pork-sausage-lasagna

Ingredients

Meat Sauce:
2 12-oz packages of Papa George’s Reduced Fat Italian Pork Sausage Roll
1 medium (1/2 cup) onion, chopped
1 (15-ounce) can tomato sauce
1 (12-ounce) can tomato paste
2 tablespoons dried parsley flakes
1 tablespoon dried basil leaves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Cottage Cheese Mixture:
2 (12-ounce) cartons (3 cups) small curd cottage cheese
1 egg
2 tablespoons dried parsley flakes

Pasta:
9 uncooked dried lasagna noodles, cooked, drained

Cheese Mixture:
8 ounces (2 cups) Mozzarella or Farmer’s Cheese, shredded
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Cooking Instructions

Heat oven to 350*F. Cook sausage and onion in 10-inch skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until sausage is browned. Add all remaining meat sauce ingredients.

Combine cottage cheese, egg and parsley in medium bowl. Spread 1 3/4 cups meat mixture into 13×9-inch baking pan. Layer with 3 lasagna noodles, 1 cup cottage cheese mixture and 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese. Repeat layers, sprinkling remaining Mozzarella cheese on top layer; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

Bake for 55 to 65 minutes or until cheese is lightly browned and lasagna is heated through. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

In case you design to make this recipe ahead of time, prepare lasagna as directed above. Cover; refrigerate up to 2 days. Heat oven to 350*F. Uncover; bake for 60 to 70 minutes or until lasagna is heated through.

Makes 12 servings.
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