1 lb ground beef
1 lb Jimmy Dean Italian sausage
1 26 oz jar Prego Italian Sauce
1 lb cottage cheese, small curd
½ c sour cream
1 lb mozzarella cheese, shredded
1 c shredded mild cheddar
1 package lasagna noodles
1 Tbsp parsley
1 Tbsp basil
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Boil lasagna noodles as directed on package. While they are cooking, well brown ground beef and Italian sausage together. Remove any additional grease and Set aside. Mix cottage cheese and sour cream, adding parsley and basil to this mixture.
Remove cooked lasagna noodles from heat and pour cold water into pan. Once cooled, lay lasagna noodles out on waxed paper or clean dish towel. Pat dry.
In 9×13 pan, spread a cup of Prego sauce on bottom. Carefully lay 3 lasagna noodles side by side on top of sauce. Spread another cup of Prego sauce on top of noodles. Sprinkle cup of meat on top of sauce. Lightly spread a cup of cottage cheese/sour cream mixture on top of meat. Spread a cup of mozzarella/cheddar blend. Start over again with the noodles, sauce, meat, cottage cheese, and cheese. Lastly, lay down three more noodles, spread on last of sauce and top with your remaining mozzarella cheese blend.
Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 15-20 minutes, until top cheese is melted and bubbly. Remove from heat and let set for five minutes. While it is setting, make the toasted garlic bread.
Parmesan Garlic Toast
Bakery fresh French bread, sliced in ½ inch slices
½ c butter, melted and slightly cooled
2 Tbsp garlic powder
1 tsp basil
1 tsp paprika
Parmesan cheese (or Parms Plus if you have it)
Put oven on Broil at 400 degrees. Lay French bread slices flat on cookie sheet. Mix butter, garlic powder, basil, and paprika. Butter should be warm enough to spoon onto bread and cool enough to where the basil and paprika can be suspended in the butter and not fall to the bottom.
Spoon butter on top of bread slices completely. Sprinkle parmesan cheese on top of that. Place in oven on top shelf. Watch carefully. Once the tops are lightly browned and bubbly, remove from oven. Serve with lasagna.