Brown meat with onion. Mix together tomatoes, paste, water, 2 tablespoons of parsley flakes and basil. Add to meat mixture. Mix together cottage cheese, Parmesan, remaining parsley flakes and oregano. Grease a 9 x 13 inch pan. Layer in this order: 1/2 of the meat sauce, 1/2 of the uncooked noodles, all of the cottage cheese mixture, remaining noodles, remaining meat sauce and all of the mozzarella cheese. Bake covered at 350 degrees for one hour, remove cover and bake for 15 minutes longer. Let set for 15 minutes before serving.
Yield: 15 servings
Serving Size: One 3 x 2 1/2 inch piece is 1.5 oz meat alternate, 0.5 oz grain and 1/4 cup vegetable for a 3 - 5 year old at lunch/supper.
Credit: Select-A-Week Spring 13A