Italian Hamburger Heaven Recipe

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MethodMain Ingredient


 Chuck1⁄2 Pound, ground
 Salad oil2 Teaspoon
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Dried parsley flakes10 Gram
 Basil1 Teaspoon
 Salt To Taste
 Canned tomatoes17 Ounce (1 can)
 Canned tomato paste6 Ounce (1 can)
 Wide noodles1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Large curd creamed cottage cheese8 Ounce (1 cup, 1 container)
 Egg1 , beaten
 Pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Grated parmesan cheese2 Tablespoon
 Mozzarella cheese1⁄3 Pound, thinly sliced

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2385 Calories from Fat 954

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 109 g167.9%

Saturated Fat 47.4 g236.8%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 547.3 mg

Sodium 3946.1 mg164.4%

Total Carbohydrates 219 g73.1%

Dietary Fiber 38.4 g153.7%

Sugars 29.6 g

Protein 157 g313.6%

Vitamin A 180.9% Vitamin C 160.4%

Calcium 167.3% Iron 157.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In large skillet or electric fry pan, combine chuck, salad oil, garlic, parsley flakes, basil, and 1 teaspoon salt. Cook until meat loses its red color; drain, if needed.
2. Add tomatoes and tomato paste; simmer, uncovered, until thick about 1 hour stirring mixture occasionally.
3. Cook noodles until tender as package label directs. Meanwhile, mix cottage cheese, beaten egg, 1/2 teaspoon salt, pepper, 2 teaspoons parsley flakes, and Parmesan cheese in bowl; set aside.
4. Start heating oven to 375°F.
5. Place half of noodles evenly in 1 1/2-quart casserole. Cover with half of cottage-cheese mixture. Top with half of Mozzarella, then half of meat sauce. Repeat noodle, cottage-cheese, Mozzarella, and meat-sauce layers.
6. Bake 30 minutes, or until hot.