1 lb. Ground beef                    
1 lb. Pork sausage                  

1/2 cup chopped onion             

2 cloves garlic, minced             
1 Tbsp. Parsley flakes                    
1 Tbsp. Oregano                  
1 bay leaf                        
2 tbsp salt
1/2  tsp. black pepper

1 can (2.5 cups) Italian Tomatoes (drained)
 2 6oz cans tomato paste

10 oz. pkg lasagna noodles

3/4 – 1 lb mozzarella cheese
1/2  lb. Ricotta (or 3 cups cottage cheese)
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese

Brown beef and sausage together, (drain if desired). 
Add next nine (9) ingredients plus ½ cup water (6 oz tomato paste can full).

Cook lasagna noodles according to package directions, drain.
Cover with cold water to cool.

In 12 x 8 x 2 baking dish, arrange one third meat sauce.
Then single layer of drained
lasagna noodles placed lengthwise.
Layer of mozzarella; layer of ricotta, 2 tbsp parmesan.

Repeat with noodles placed crosswise.
Eending with remaining sauce and Parmesan.

Bake in preheated 350 degrees oven for 50 minutes.

Remove from oven and let stand for 15 minutes before serving.   

Serves: 8                                                                    Source: Helen Witte