Turkey Sausage Lasagna

  • Yield 8 servings

This lasagna combines Ricotta, Mozzarella and Parmesan cheese with turkey sausage and your favorite light spaghetti sauce.

turkey lasagna
The National Turkey Federation

Ingredients

1 pound lean ground turkey
1 -- (25 1/2-ounce) jar prepared, light spaghetti sauce
1/2 teaspoon dried sage
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
2 cups non-fat ricotta cheese
1 cup grated low-fat mozzarella cheese
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, divided
-- Vegetable cooking spray
8 -- uncooked lasagna noodles

Instructions

  1. In large nonstick skillet, over medium-high heat, crumble ground turkey and sauté 8-9 minutes or until no longer pink. Drain. Stir in sauce, sage and oregano.
  2. In medium bowl combine Ricotta, Mozzarella and 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese.
  3. Spray 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan with vegetable cooking spray, spread 1 cup sauce into bottom of pan. Place 4 uncooked noodles over sauce, breaking to fit if necessary. Spread 1/2 of cheese mixture over noodles. Layer with 1/2 of remaining sauce, 4 noodles and remaining cheese.
  4. Top with remaining sauce, covering all noodles. Sprinkle remaining 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese over top. Cover pan tightly with aluminum foil.
  5. Bake in a preheated 350F oven for 45 minutes or until noodles are tender, lasagna is bubbling throughout and reaches an internal temperature of 165F.
  6. Let stand 10 to 15 minutes before cutting.

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