November 10, 2010

LAYERED TURKEY LASAGNA BAKE


Printed from COOKS.COM

6 lasagna noodles
1 lb. ground turkey
1 (16 oz.) can Hunts tomato sauce
1 (6 oz.) Hunts tomato paste
1 chopped onion
1/4 tsp. crushed garlic
1 tsp. basil leaves
1/2 tsp. oregano
1/8 tsp. pepper
1/2 c. plain yogurt
1/2 c. cottage cheese (1 1/2 %)
1/2 c. Parmesan cheese
2 (9 oz.) pkg. frozen chopped spinach, thawed & squeezed, dried
1/2 c. grated Cheddar cheese
1/2 c. mozzarella cheese


In large saucepan, cook noodles to desired doneness. Drain and rinse with hot water. Set aside. Brown turkey and onions in large skillet. Drain and stir in tomato sauce, tomato paste, basil, garlic, oregano and pepper.In medium bowl, combine cottage cheese, yogurt and Parmesan cheese. Beat until smooth. Layer bottom of 9 x 12 inch baking dish with 3 cooked noodles. Top evenly with meat sauce.
Next, spoon cottage cheese mixture over meat/sauce layer. Continue with layer of spinach. Repeat entire process. Top casserole with cheese mixture. Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
Amount per serving: 216 calories; 5.03 grams of fat; 46.5 mg cholesterol; 688.4 mg sodium; % of fat - 20%.

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