Brown meat in large skillet.
Add garlic clove and sautee for another minute.
Drain fat from meat
Add crushed tomatoes, basil, and 1 tsp salt to meat.
Add 1 cup of water.
In a bowl combine cottage cheese, egg, mozzarella (leave 1/2 cup set aside), parmesan, and parsley.
Grease the ENTIRE crockpot.
Pour 1 cup of meat sauce on bottom of crockpot.
Put down 1/2 box of noodles.
Spread ½ of the cheese mixture on top of the noodles.
Repeat layering and place one last row of noodles on top of cheese mixture and cover with remaining sauce.
Cook on low for 4 hours and then add remaining cheese.
Cook for an additional 10-20 minutes so that cheese melts.