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Bow Tie Turkey Bake

 Bow Tie Turkey Bake
This convenient casserole can be assembled the night before and refrigerated to cook the next day. It's so easy to make.—Betty Aiken, Bradenton, Florida
4-6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 2-1/2 cups uncooked bow tie pasta
  • 8 ounces turkey Italian sausage links, casings removed
  • 1 jar (26 ounces) spaghetti sauce
  • 3/4 cup 4% cottage cheese, drained
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1 tablespoon shredded Parmesan cheese


  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large
  • skillet, cook sausage over medium heat until no longer pink; drain.
  • Drain the noodles.
  • Spread 1/4 cup spaghetti sauce in a greased 2-qt. microwave-safe
  • dish. Layer with half of the noodles, a third of the remaining sauce
  • and half of the cottage cheese, sausage and grated Parmesan. Top
  • with spinach
  • Repeat layers. Top with remaining sauce. Sprinkle with shredded
  • Parmesan. Cover and microwave on high for 6-7 minutes or until
  • heated through. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Wine: Medium-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.