Almost Lasagna

Lisa Durham

By
@durhamity

An Anne Coleman recipe. Help keeping dinner on a budget. Serve with garlic bread and a salad and you have a great meal!


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Serves:

6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Ingredients

1 lb
elbow macaroni, cooked
1 lb
ground turkey, (or beef, chicken, sausage or tofu crumbles)
1 jar(s)
pasta sauce, (26 ounces)
freshly grated parmesan cheese
2
eggs
1 lb
ricotta cheese or cottage cheese
2 c
mozzarella cheese, shredded
2 c
diced zucchini, matchstick carrots, etc
salt and pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Brown meat and drain well, if necessary
2
While meat is cooking, stir together eggs, ricotta, grated Parmesan and salt and pepper.
3
Mix cooked meat, macaroni, sauce and veggies. Add ricotta mixture and blend well.
4
Coat a 9-by-13 baking pan with cooking spray or olive oil and spread half of macaroni mixture evenly over the bottom. Top with a cup of mozzarella and a healthy sprinkle of grated Parmesan. Add the remaining macaroni mixture and top with another cup of mozzarella and another sprinkle of Parmesan. Cover with foil.
5
Heat your oven to 350 degrees F and bake the casserole for 20 minutes. Uncover and bake for another 10 to 20 minutes until the cheese on top is lightly browned and bubbly.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Turkey
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids