Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees
Brown meat in large skillet.
Add garlic clove and sauté for another minute.
Drain fat from meat
Add crushed tomatoes, basil, and 1 tsp. salt to meat.
In a bowl combine cottage cheese, mozzarella (leave 1/4 cup set aside), half of the parmesan, and parsley.
In another bowl, combine rice, eggs and half of the parmesan cheese.
Grease a 3-quart baking dish.
Spread half of the rice mixture in the bottom of the pan, followed by half of the cheese mixture and half of the meat/sauce mixture. Repeat.
Top with remaining cheese and bake for about a half hour or until cheese is nice and bubbly.