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Saturday, September 13, 2008

Turkey and Spinach Lasagna










Great tasting Italian pasta recipe of lasagna..with Turkey & Spinach ! Great one !

INGREDIENTS
  • 12 whole-wheat lasagna noodles
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 chopped red pepper
  • 1 pound ground turkey breast, white meat only
  • 1/2 pound hot Italian turkey sausage
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 teaspoons chopped garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Essence, recipe follows
  • 3 1/2 cups prepared marinara sauce
  • 3 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 2 cups part skim ricotta
  • 2 cups thawed and drained chopped frozen spinach
  • 1/4 cup grated Romano
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/2 cup chopped basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

INSTRUCTIONS
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
In a large pot, bring several quarts of salted water to a boil. Add noodles and cook until very al dente, 7 minutes. Remove from water and place on a towel lined baking sheet.
Place the olive oil, onion and red pepper in a large saute pan over medium-high heat. Saute until the vegetables begin to sweat, about 5 minutes. Add ground turkey, turkey sausage, garlic and Essence, stirring to combine until turkey cooks through, about 10 minutes.
Add marinara sauce; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes. Remove from heat.
In a large bowl, combine 1 1/2 cups mozzarella and remaining ingredients and set aside.
Spray a 13 by 9-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Spread 1 cup turkey mixture in bottom of the dish and arrange 4 noodles over turkey mixture; top with 1 1/2 cups turkey mixture. Spread half of cheese mixture over turkey mixture. Repeat layers, ending with the remaining turkey mixture.
Cover and bake for 45 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining 1 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese, and bake, uncovered, for 20 minutes. Let lasagna stand 10 to 15 minutes and the great Italian pasta recipe is ready to serve....hmmm...great taste of lasagna. Enjoy it !

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