Ground Turkey Pasta Casserole recipe

Ground Turkey Pasta Casserole recipe

Ingredients:

  •  1/2 medium onion, diced
  • 2 medium zucchini, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 1 14-oz. can diced tomatoes (do not drain)
  • 1 8-oz. can tomato sauce
  • 1 cup lowfat cottage cheese
  • 1 cup skim milk ricotta cheese
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 12 oz. penne, rotini or elbow pasta
  • 2 cups shredded Italian blend cheese

Heat olive oil in large saute pan; add onion, zucchini and garlic and saute until soft, about 8 minutes. Add ground turkey and cook until browned; drain. Place turkey mixture in a large mixing bowl and add the diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, cottage cheese, ricotta, salt and oregano. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions for half the recommended cooking time; drain. Place pasta in 13″ x 9″ baking pan. Spread turkey mixture over pasta, then top with cheese. Bake at 350°F for 25-30 minutes, until bubbly. Serves 6-8.

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