Turkey Sausage & Spinich Lasagna

Turkey Sausage & Spinich Lasagna
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 331.6
  • Total Fat: 10.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 36.5 mg
  • Sodium: 988.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.0 g
  • Protein: 23.8 g

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Introduction

Yummy! A small amount of turkey sausage adds a rich flavor. Spinich adds extra nutrition, and a mix of whole wheat and "regular" lasagna noodles helps ease your family into using more whole wheat pasta. Enjoy! Yummy! A small amount of turkey sausage adds a rich flavor. Spinich adds extra nutrition, and a mix of whole wheat and "regular" lasagna noodles helps ease your family into using more whole wheat pasta. Enjoy!
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    Ronzoni Healthy Harvest Lasagna, 5 noodles
    *Pasta, Lasagna Noodles, 4 noodles
    Hunt's Spaghetti Sauce - No Sugar Added, 1 can (approx. 3 cups)
    Tomato Sauce, no salt added, 8oz can
    Cottage Cheese, (small or large curd) 1% Milkfat, 1.5 cup
    Parmesan Cheese, grated, 1/4 cup
    *Frozen Spinich, 10 oz package, (thaw, then squeeze all water possible from spinich)
    Egg whites, 3
    Mozzarella Cheese, part skim milk, 1-1/2 cups
    Jennie-O Turkey Breakfast Sausage, 8 ounces
    Black Pepper, ground, 1 tsp
    Italian seasoning, dried, 1/2 tsp to 1 tsp (to taste)
    Parsely, dried, 1 tsp.
    non-stick cooking spray

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
1. Boil 5 whole wheat lasagna noodles and 4 regular lasagna noodles for 12 minutes. Rinse in cold water, drain & set aside.
2. Brown sausage until cooked through. Drain any fat and set aside.
3. In a small bowl, Mix egg whites, cottage cheese, parmesan cheese, 1 tsp ground black pepper and 1/2 tsp. dried italian seasoning. set aside.
4. In a medium bowl, combine can of spaghetti sauce with can of tomato sauce. ADD Turkey sausage. set aside.
5. Spray 9x13 glass baking pan with non-stick cooking spray (like PAM).
6. spread 1/4 of spaghetti sauce mixture into bottom of 9x13 pan.
7. Top with three lasagna noodles.
8. Top noodles with 1/2 of cottage cheese mixture.
9. Top noodles with 1/4 of spaghetti sauce mixture.
10. Sprinkle noodles with one-third of mozzerella cheese
11. Repeat steps 7 - 10.
12. Top with last three noodles and remaining sauce and sprinkle with remaining mozzerella cheese.
13. Cover pan with foil (spray inside of foil with non-stick cooking spray so cheese doesn't stick to foil during baking) and place pan in preheated oven.
14. Bake for 40 minutes @ 350
15. Remove foil.
16. Sprinkle with dried parsely if desired (to add color)
17. Place uncovered pan back in oven, and bake for 15 - 20 more minutes.
18. Remove from oven, and let sit for 15 minutes.
19. Cut into 8 pieces & serve.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CINDIVF.

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