Three Cheese Ziti with Turkey

Three Cheese Ziti with Turkey
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 84.5
  • Total Fat: 4.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 40.0 mg
  • Sodium: 42.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 1.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.2 g
  • Protein: 11.1 g

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Introduction

The Italian cheese blend in our baked ziti is lightened up and made even creamier with the addition of cottage cheese. Like a magic trick, you’ve got to find out for yourself how this works, and then you can do it time and again, in a lot of recipes. The Italian cheese blend in our baked ziti is lightened up and made even creamier with the addition of cottage cheese. Like a magic trick, you’ve got to find out for yourself how this works, and then you can do it time and again, in a lot of recipes.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    16 oz Turkey, Ground turkey, 93% lean
    0.5 cup, chopped Onions, raw
    1 serving Garlic (1 clove) (by AIRAMEI)
    0.25 tsp Pepper, red or cayenne

Directions

In a large skillet add ground turkey, diced onion, minced garlic, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper and cayenne pepper. Cook over medium-high heat, breaking up meat as you go, cook until turkey has lost its pink color. Drain any fat from turkey and add the entire jar of marinara sauce, stir.

Cook ziti or penne shells according the package instructions, al dente is preferred (firm but not hard). Drain and add to cooked turkey and marinara.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

In a large mixing bowl combine cottage cheese, mozzarella, ricotta and 1/2 teaspoon black pepper and oregano.

In a large casserole dish or 9" x 13" pan, add 1/2 turkey mixture (cooked turkey, marinara and cooked shells), top with half cheese mixture, repeat.

Serving Size: 1 cup

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LOVEYDUB.

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