Baked Penne Pasta Lasgane Style

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 410.6
  • Total Fat: 17.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 106.4 mg
  • Sodium: 1,079.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.4 g
  • Protein: 34.7 g

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Low fat baked pasta made with ground turkey and fat free ricotta! Low fat baked pasta made with ground turkey and fat free ricotta!
Number of Servings: 8


    *Barilla Plus Penne, 7 oz cooked and drained
    *Turkey, Ground turkey, 93% lean, 16 oz
    *Ricotta cheese, fat-free, 8 oz
    Mozzarella Cheese, part skim milk, 16 oz
    Egg, fresh, 1 large
    Basil, 2 tbsp
    *Spaghetti/Marinara Sauce (tomato sauce), 4 cups
    Garlic, 3 clove
    Salt, 1 tsp
    Pepper, black, 1 tsp
    hot pepper flakes 1/2 tsp
    mushrooms sliced 4 oz
    Parmesan grated 4 tbsp


Lightly spray 13 x 9 inch baking dish with cooking spray, and preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Brown ground turkey and drain. Add the marinara sauce (I use jared seasoned with garlic and onions) and hot pepper flakes and 1/2 each of salt & pepper and the sliced mushrooms.Let sauce come to a simmer and simmer while combining the cheese layer.

In a medium bowl combine ricotta cheese, 1/2 of the mozzarella cheese, and 3 tbsp freshly grated parmeasan cheese,the egg, the fresh garlic chopped , the fresh basil chopped, the 1/2 tsp salt and pepper. Mix until well combined.

In the prepared baking dish spread 1/3 of the sauce on the bottom of dish, press 1/2 of the pasta on top of the sauce. On top of the pasta spread all of the cheese mixture. On top of the cheese mixture place 1/3 of the sauce mixture, and then the other 1/2 of the pasta topping with the remaining sauce. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella and parmesan cheese.

Bake uncovered in prepared oven for 35-40 minutes. Enjoy!

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JEEPERSDEB.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    One of the best dishes I have ever tasted. Awesome recipe! - 1/23/11

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    This was so amazing! My roommates loved it and cannot wait to have it again! Not to mention I have enough left overs for a few more days. Paired this with garlic bread and a dessert and it was a huge hit. THANK YOU!!! - 9/9/10

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    Unbelievabley good!!!! THANK YOU!!! - 6/26/10

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    This was great. I will add this to my rotation. - 9/20/09

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    This was great. I couldn't stop eating it. I will definitely make this again! - 9/14/09

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    I would double the amount of pasta in this recipe. Although the flavor is excellent, I'd fore go the trouble of layering and simply add all the meat sauce stuff together, then put the cheese stuff on top. Add the onions into the meat as it simmers. Instructions leave this out. Excellent recipe! - 7/9/09

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    This was excellent. My pan was too big and everything became one layer, but the taste was wonderful. Next time I'll make sure I have the right size baking dish. - 6/12/09