Microwave Lasagna by Susan

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Susan Feliciano

By
@frenchtutor

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!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Microwave

Ingredients

6
uncooked lasagna noodles
1 lb
ground turkey italian sausage
1 large
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

Step-by-Step

  • 1Brown 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.
  • 2Spread 1 cup of sauce in the bottom of an 8x12-inch DEEP microwave-safe baking dish. Lay 3 lasagna noodles evenly over top.
  • 3Spoon half the cottage cheese over noodles, and top with half the remaining sauce.
  • 4Sprinkle with half the parmesan cheese and half the mozzarella. Then, repeat layers.
  • 5Cover tightly with pleated plastic wrap such as Press'N Seal, to seal tightly. Cook 5 minutes on high in the microwave.
  • 6Let rest 1 minute, then cook 4 minutes more on high. Remove from microwave and remove plastic wrap.
  • 7Cut 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.
  • 8Allow to rest 10 minutes before slicing.

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About Microwave Lasagna by Susan

Course/Dish: Turkey, Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtag: #NoBoilNoodles