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  1. 2 1/4 pounds lean ground beef

  2. 1/3 cup instant minced onion

  3. 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder

  4. 4 teaspoons salt

  5. 3/8 teaspoon red pepper -- crushed

  6. 1 tablespoon oregano

  7. 3 tablespoons parsley flakes

  8. 18 ounces tomato paste --

  9. 3 (6-oz) cans 24 ounces tomato sauce --

  10. 3 (8-oz) cans 2 1/4 cups hot water

  11. 3 large eggs -- beaten

  12. 3 pounds cream style cottage cheese

  13. 1 pound lasagna noodles -- cooked, (18 noodles)

  14. 12 ounces processed cheddar cheese -- shredded

  15. 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese Line four

  16. 8x8-inch baking pans with heat-resistant freezer wrap. Allow enough extra wrap to fold over top. Use one pan for each six servings or one-fourth of the recipe. Do not line pans for food to be served without freezing. Crumble beef; cook until lightly browned. Stir in onion. Cook until onion is tender. Drain off fat. Stir in seasonings, tomato paste, tomato sauce, and water. Simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. In another bowl, blend eggs with cottage cheese. In each pan, spread a layer of meat mixture (about 3/4 cup). Add a layer each of noodles (2 1/4), meat mixture (about 3/4 cup), cottage cheese mixture (about 3/4 cup), processed cheese (1/3 cup), and parmesan cheese

  17. 1/2 tablespoons 0 F. (hot). Bake

  18. 30 minutes or until sauce bubbles at edges. TO FREEZE Cool for 30 minutes at room temperature. Complete wrapping by pulling paper up over top of food. Put edges of wrap together and fold several times so paper lies directly on top of food. Fold ends of freezer wrap over the top and seal with freezer tape. Label with name of food, date of freezing, and last date the food should be used for best eating quality (about 6 months). Freeze for 10-12 hours before removing packages from the pans. TO HEAT FROZEN FOOD Preheat oven to

  19. 0 F. (hot). Remove freezer wrap. Place food in baking pan. Bake

  20. 1 1/4 hours or until sauce bubbles at edges and center is hot.

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  1. VARIATION Italian Lasagna -- Use ricotta cheese in place of cottage cheese and mozarella cheese in place of processed cheddar cheese.


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