Turkey Pasta Casserole  Main Dishes

Turkey Pasta Casserole  
Turkey Pasta Casserole   
Serves: 10

Recipe from: Jillian Tamber

1 lb pasta, any kind
3 cloves garlic chopped
1 red bell pepper diced
2 cups sliced mushrooms
1 jar meatless pasta sauce
2 eggs
1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
2 Tbsp butter melted
1 dollop low fat sour cream
2 cups (16 oz) small curd lowfat cottage cheese
4 cups (16 oz)shredded part skim Mozzarella cheese
1 lb ground turkey


Cook pasta according to package

Saute garlic, bell pepper and mushrooms

Cook meat until done, drain fat

In a large bowl whisk eggs, parmesan cheese, sour cream and cooled melted butter.

Drain cooked pasta let cool a bit and then toss with egg mixture

Spray 2 pie plates or a 9x13 baking dish

Place 1/2 the pasta mix in the dish(es)

Top with 1/2 the cottage cheese, meat sauce and mozzarella cheese

Place the other 1/2 of the pasta mix top with remainder of cottage cheese, meat sauce and mozzarella cheese.

Cover with sprayed foil and bake in a pre-heated 350 degree oven for 40 minutes.

Uncover and bake for 20-25 minutes or until top cheese is melted.

Makes (2) heaping pie plates full or a 9x13 baking dish