Baked Lasagne

I think this is my Mom’s original lasagne recipe from the 1970’s. I found it in brother Stevie’s recipe collection, typed onto 2 yellowed index cards.

1-1/2 lbs ground beef
2 t minced parsley
1-1/2 t salt
1 can tomato paste
1 lb lasagne noodles
1 lb cottage cheese
1/4 C parmesan cheese
1 small onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 t pepper
2-1/2 C water
1 egg
1 lb American cheese, grated

Saute beef, onion, parsley, and garlic. Add salt, pepper, tomato paste, and water. Simmer 30 min.

Cook lasagne in 4 qts of boilin salted water for 15 minutes or until tender. Stir gently and drain. Mix egg and cottage Cheese. Alternate layers of sauce, cottage cheese, noodles, and American cheese in baking dish. Top with Parmesan cheese. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes.
6 to 8 servings.