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Layered Spinach Bake

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Category: Microwave, Casseroles

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Turkey breast; ground
  • 10 oz Frozen spinach; chopped,
  • -drained
  • 1 tb Dried onions
  • 1/8 ts Garlic powder
  • 15 1/2 oz Spaghetti sauce; Healthy
  • -Choice
  • 1/4 c Seasoned bread crumbs;
  • -divided
  • 1 c Cottage cheese; fat-free
  • 1/4 c Egg BeatersĀ® 99% egg
  • -substitute
  • 1/8 ts Pepper
  • 3 oz Mozzarella cheese; part skim
  • -milk, shredded
  • 2 tb Parmesan cheese; fat-free,
  • -grated


Microwave spinach covered 4-6 min. on high. Drain, pressing to remove
excess mosture. Chop and set aside.

Combine ground turkey, onion, and garlic powder. Cook until no longer pink.
Drain. Stir in spagetti sauce. Cover, microwave on high 2-4 min. until
bubbly. Stir in 2 tablespoons of bread crumbs. Set aside.

In medium bowl, combine spinach, remaining 2 tablespoons bread crumbs,
cottage cheese, egg and pepper.

Spread half of meat mixture in bottom of 9-inch square microwave safe dish.
Top with spinach mixture, sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Top with
remaining meat mixture. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.

Microwave on high for 3 min. Microwave on 50% power for 8-12 min. more
until hot. Let stand for 5 min.

NOTES : Amount of mozz. cheese can be reduced without hurting recipe.
Freezes well. Have tried other spaghetti sauce but some of them tend to be
a little runnier...add more bread crumbs to compensate.

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