Personalized Chef Aprons and More!
Preheat the oven to 350F. In a stockpot, combine
the tomatoes, tomato
sauce, water, onions, peppers, garlic, parsley, seasoning mixtures,
sugar, and bay leaves. Bring to a boil over high heat, and then reduce
the heat and let simmer, covered, for 1 hour.
Crumble the ground beef in a large skillet. Cook
heat until fully cooked, with no pink color remaining. Drain the fat
from the meat, and then add the ground beef to the stockpot. Simmer
for 20 more minutes.
Cook the pasta according to the package directions.
Cover the bottom
of a 13 by 9 by 2-inch pan with sauce. Add a layer of pasta and then a
little less than 1/2 of each cheese; repeat the layers, ending with
the sauce. Bake in the oven for 30 minutes. Top the casserole with the
remaining cheese, return it to the oven, and continue to cook until
the cheese is melted and bubbly, about 5 more minutes. Cut into squares