microwave lasagna by susan

★★★★★ 1
By Susan Feliciano
from Oak Ridge, TN

Well, I did it - I made a no-boil-the-noodles microwave lasagna recipe from a 20+ year old memory combined with a little cooking smarts. The noodles turned out beautifully, but it did make quite a mess in my microwave, even though it was tightly covered with press'n seal. Next time I will use a much DEEPER pan, because the layers filled it up too close to the top. WOW! One serving has 460 calories, 17 grams fat, 37 grams carbohydrates, 5 grams fiber, and 38 grams protein. I can't eat too much of this. But it sure is good!

★★★★★ 1
serves 6
prep time 25 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Microwave

Ingredients For microwave lasagna by susan

  • 6
    uncooked lasagna noodles
  • 1 lb
    ground turkey italian sausage
  • 1 lg
    jar favorite spaghetti sauce
  • 3 Tbsp
    snipped fresh basil
  • 2 Tbsp
    snipped fresh oregano
  • 2 c
    cottage cheese
  • 1/2 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 c
    shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 4 slice
    provolone cheese

How To Make microwave lasagna by susan

  • 1
    Brown sausage well in large skillet. Pour off any fat. Stir in the Prego sauce and 3-4 tablespoons snipped fresh herbs, such as basil and oregano. Simmer 10 minutes.
  • 2
    Spread 1 cup of sauce in the bottom of an 8x12-inch DEEP microwave-safe baking dish. Lay 3 lasagna noodles evenly over top.
  • 3
    Spoon half the cottage cheese over noodles, and top with half the remaining sauce.
  • 4
    Sprinkle with half the parmesan cheese and half the mozzarella. Then, repeat layers.
  • 5
    Cover tightly with pleated plastic wrap such as Press'N Seal, to seal tightly. Cook 5 minutes on high in the microwave.
  • 6
    Let rest 1 minute, then cook 4 minutes more on high. Remove from microwave and remove plastic wrap.
  • 7
    Cut the slices of provolone cheese in half, and arrange evenly over top of lasagna. Place uncovered in 375° oven for 8-10 minutes to brown and melt the provolone cheese.
  • 8
    Allow to rest 10 minutes before slicing.
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