Ultimate Comfort Food on this Nerve Racking Election Day

Mom's Lasagna

Mom’s Lasagna

Latest polls all show that people are losing sleep over this election, so no matter how you vote here’s some lovin’ from mom’s cookbook: her famous, award-winning lasagna. May it bring you comfort while you watch today’s polls.

1 lb hamburger
Spaghetti Sauce (Prego)
1/2 lb cheddar cheese (grated)
1/2 lb Monterey jack cheese
8 oz. cottage cheese
Lasagna noodles (she said the ones in the Green Box)

Preheat oven to 350. Brown hamburger and drain. Add spaghetti sauce and 2 Tablespoons Italian seasoning and garlic powder. Stir until well blended. In 9 X 13 baking pan, put one large spoonful of the sauce on the bottom of the pan to cover bottom. Add one layer of lasagna noodles; Add 1/3 of remaining meat sauce, spoon cottage cheese over meat sauce, top with one layer of combined cheeses; repeat layers until all the sauce is used; Cover with aluminum foil. Bake for 1 hour, removing the foil, 15 minutes before finished.
Beth’s Note: I don’t recall her using Cheddar Cheese, just 1 pound of Monterey Jack.
Dad’s Note: I don’t recall her using Cheddar either, at least I didn’t buy any when I went to the store. Though I always had sliced cheddar cheese so maybe she used that.
My note: I took the recipe word for word from a letter to me. I have always used half of both cheeses.

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