Monday, August 10, 2015

Dad's Favorite Turkey Lasagna

I like to use all Trader Joe's products, sans the turkey and mushrooms. 

1 box Tj's Lasagna noodles (I love that these are flat, no ridges on sides)
1 jar three cheese sauce 
1 pint cottage cheese 
1 pint ricotta cheese
6 large button mushrooms
1 lb ground turkey 
1-2 cups shredded parmasean and mozzarella cheese
Salt, pepper and onion flakes. 
1 teaspoon butter

Preheat oven at 350. 

In a skillet brown the turkey with 1 tsp salt and pepper and onion flakes to taste. Cook through, set aside. ( I like to remove any oil from cooking)

Dice mushroom into slightly larger chunks and brown in saucepan with butter. Once cooked through add turkey and jar of sauce. (Keep a small amount of sauce to add thin layer to lasagna pan. 

Heat for about 5-10 minutes on medium. 

Use a 9 by 12 glass pan, place very thin layer of sauce, then place 3 noodle uncooked vertically across pan. (The tjs noodle are no boil, but make sure you are using this kind, otherwise precook the noodles) 

Use half turkey sauce mix and apply layer over noodles. 
Then spread a mix of ricotta and cottage cheese on top sauce/meat mixture (You will use 1/3 of containers)
3 more noodles, repeat meat/sauce, cottage/ricotta cheese. 
3 more noodles, use the last 1/3 of cottage/ricotta cheese and apply on top noodles. 
Sprinkle parmesan and mozzarella on top. 

Cook for 20 minutes at 350 with foil 
Remove foil and cook an additional 20 minutes. 
Let cool before eating.