Preparation Time: 25 minutes, Start to finish: 4 hours 25 minutes
Serving Ideas: salad, garlic bread
1 pound ground turkey
1 large onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
29 ounces tomato sauce
1 cup water
6 ounces tomato paste
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon dried oregano
16 Ounces Mozzarella cheese
8 ounces lasagna noodle, no cook
1 1/2 cups 4% cottage cheese, 12 oz
1/2 cup parmesan cheese
1. In a skillet, cook beef, onion and garlic over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the tomato sauce, water, tomato paste, salt and oregano; mix well.
2. Spread a fourth of the meat sauce in an ungreased 5-qt. slow cooker. Arrange a third of the noodles over sauce (break the noodles if necessary). Combine the cheeses; spoon a third of the mixture over noodles. Repeat layers twice. Top with remaining meat sauce.
3. Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours or until noodles are tender.
SAVE TIME TIP: when you bring your ground meat home, cook then & freeze in 1 lb portions in a sandwich bag.