½ lb mozzarella cheese
2 C. cottage cheese
¾ C. parmesan cheese
1 jar spaghetti sauce
8 oz jumbo shells or manicotti noodles
1 clove garlic
*½ lb Italian sausage (optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cook the noodles per directions and rinse with cold water.
Combine cottage cheese, mozzarella cheese, parmesan, garlic, eggs and parsley.
Pour ½ C spaghetti sauce in the bottom of a 9x13 baking dish. Fill noodles with cottage cheese mixture and place in baking dish. Pour spaghetti sauce over the top of the noodles and sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Bake 45 minutes or until bubbly.
* If using Italian sausage I mix it in with the remaining spaghetti sauce that is poured over the noodles.