Easy Lasagna

1 lb of ground turkey
1 (26-ounce) jar of meatless spaghetti sauce
1 lb of uncooked lasagna noodles
1 (24-ounce) container of low fat cottage cheese
1/2 cup of grated parmesan cheese
2 eggs
1/4 tsp of ground black pepper
2 cups of mozzarella cheese

1. Brown the turkey in a large skillet. Stir in spaghetti sauce and simmer for 10 minutes

2. Remove 8 noodles from package and cook according to package directions. Drain and lay out the cooked noodles on a 15 inch sheet of tin foil. (You will use the foil to cover the baking dish)

3. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease 9x13 baking dish

4. Mix cottage cheese, parmesan cheese, eggs and pepper in large bowl.

5. Assemble the lasagna, spread 1/2 of the meat sauce in the baking dish. Arrange 4 noodles length wise over the sauce. Spread half of the cheese mixture and sprinkle 1/2 of mozzarella cheese over the pasta. Repeat one more time.

6. Cover with foil and bake 35-45 minutes till bubbly. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

You can prepare this ahead and freeze it or store it in the fridge for 2 days. If you freeze it let it complete thaw in the fridge before baking. Bake an extra 10-15 minutes longer than directed above.

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