Lasagna Casserole

My Lasagna Casserole

For my mother. She loves lasagna and this is her mother’s day surprise. When I was little she taught me how to make this wonderfaul family casserole. Since then I have remade it at least six times and she still loves it. So here is for my mom for Mother’s Day.
Prep: 15 min Bake: 1 hour
Makes:6 to 8 servings
1 lb. ground beef
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/2 tsp. of salt and pepper
1 lb. medium pasta shells, cooked and drained
4 cups (16oz.) shredded mozzarella cheese
3 cups (24 oz.) cottage cheese
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 Tbsp. dried parsley flakes
1 jar(26 oz.) meatless spaghetti sauce
1. In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Sprinkle with salt and 1/4 tsp. pepper; set aside.
2. in a large bowl, combine the pasta, 3 cups mozzarella cheese, cottage cheese. eggs, Parmesan cheese, parsely and remianing pepper. Transfer to a greased shallow 3 -qt. baking dish. Top with beef mixture and spaghetti sauce (dish will be fill.)
3. Cover; bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella cheese. Bake, uncoved, 15 minutes longer, until cheese is melted. let stand 10 minutes. ENJOY!!

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