Turkey Lasagna (microwave)
1 lb. ground turkey
1 clove garlic, chopped
1 cup onions, chopped
1 (14 1/2-oz.) can tomatoes, chopped, reserve liquid
1 (6-oz.) can tomato paste
2 1/2 tsp. Italian seasoning or oregano
8 uncooked lasagna noodles
1 (12-oz.) carton cottage cheese
2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded (8-ozs.)
In 2-qt microwave-safe casserole dish, combine ground turkey, garlic and onion;
cover. Microwave at 100% power (High) for 5 minutes, stirring halfway through
Stir in tomatoes, including juice, tomato paste and seasoning. Microwave,
uncovered, at 100% power (High) for 5 minutes.
Lightly grease 2-qt oblong microwave-safe casserole dish. Spoon 1/3 sauce (about
1 1/3 cups) over bottom of dish. Top with 4 lasagna noodles. Spoon cottage
cheese over noodles. Sprinkle mozzarella over top of cottage cheese. Spoon 1/3
more sauce over cheese; top with remaining noodles. Spoon remaining sauce over
noodles and cover with vented plastic wrap.
Place several layers of paper toweling in bottom of microwave to absorb any
Microwave at 100% power (High) for 5 minutes. Reduce power to 50% (Medium);
microwave 20-25 minutes or until noodles are tender.