Classic Lasagna with Turkey Sausage

Enjoy this classic Italian lasagna that’s baked with turkey sausage for a cheesy, warm and delicious dinner, right at home.

  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 2 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 12

Ingredients

9
uncooked lasagna noodles
1
lb. Italian turkey sausage
1
cup finely chopped red bell pepper
1
(15-oz.) container ricotta cheese
1
tablespoon dried basil leaves
1
egg, beaten
16
oz. (4 cups) shredded mozzarella cheese
1
(48-oz.) jar (5 cups) spaghetti sauce
1
tablespoon chopped fresh parsley, if desired
  • 1 Cook lasagna noodles to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat oven to 350°F. Brown turkey sausage in large skillet until no longer pink. Drain. In small bowl, combine cooked sausage and bell pepper. In medium bowl, combine ricotta cheese, basil, egg and 1 cup of the mozzarella cheese; mix well.
  • 3 Spread 1/2 cup of the spaghetti sauce in bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish. Top with 3 cooked noodles. Spread 1 1/2 cups spaghetti sauce over noodles. Top with half of ricotta mixture and half of sausage mixture. Sprinkle with 1 1/2 cups of the mozzarella cheese. Top with 3 noodles, 1 1/2 cups spaghetti sauce, remaining ricotta mixture, remaining sausage mixture, 3 noodles and remaining spaghetti sauce. Cover tightly with sprayed foil.
  • 4 Bake at 350°F. for 50 minutes. Uncover dish; sprinkle with remaining 1 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese. Cover; bake an additional 15 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Uncover; let stand 15 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley just before serving.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    380
    (
    Calories from Fat
    180),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    20g
    20%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    80mg
    80%;
    Sodium
    970mg
    970%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    25g
    25%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    24g
    24%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    25%;
    Vitamin C
    30%;
    Calcium
    45%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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