Great Lasagna recipe

1 lb. Italian sausage
1 clove garlic, minced
1 T. whole basil
1 ½ tsp salt
2 6 oz cans tomato paste
2 eggs
3 cups fresh ricotta or cottage cheese, creamed
½ cup grated parmesan cheese
2 T. parsley flakes
1 tsp salt
½ tsp pepper
1 lb. mozzarella, sliced very thin
10 oz lasagna noodles

Brown meat slowly, spoon off excess fat
Add next 5 ingredients, simmer, uncovered
30 minutes stirring occasionally
Cook noodles in large amount of boiling salted water till tender
Drain and rinse
Beat eggs, add remaining ingredients except mozzarella
Layer half the noodles in 13 x 9 x 2 baking dish
Spread half the ricotta filling
Add half the mozzarella cheese and half the meat sauce
Bake at 375 for about 30 minutes
Let stand 10 minutes before serving
Or assemble early and refrigerate and bake for 45 minutes

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