like a big production, but if you break it
down into 3 steps it’s really quite easy.
Sear the ground beef on both sides for about 2
Use 2 large fresh garlic cloves, minced to
make at least 2 T.
Add the remaining sauce ingredients and
simmer for at least 20 minutes. While the sauce
simmers boil the noodles and have your cheeses
ready for assembly. I like to boil the noodles in
a large fryer pan. The water boils faster and
the noodles fit in better. They take about 15
minutes. Drain off he water.
I’ve used both.
Butter a large 9×13 pan and layer half the
noodles, overlapping to fit.
Add half the cottage and mozzarella cheese.
Add half the sauce. Sprinkle with half the parmesan.
Add the remaining noodles.
Add the remaining cottage and mozzarella cheese.
with the remaining parmesan cheese.
I always make this in the afternoon then cover
and refrigerate until I want to bake it. Remove
from the fridge 30 minutes before baking if you
the cooking time.
Let rest 10 minutes to set up before cutting.
See, if you think of it that way, it’s very little
effort for 2 dinners.
½ t pepper
(or Monterey jack or Swiss)