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Turkey Mostaccioli Bake

 Turkey Mostaccioli Bake
“I often serve this for dinner parties and always get tons of compliments,” writes Donna Ebert from Richfield, Wisconsin.
6 ServingsPrep: 35 min. Bake: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked mostaccioli
  • 1/2 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups (16 ounces) fat-free cottage cheese
  • 1 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • Cook mostaccioli according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a
  • large saucepan, cook turkey and onion over medium heat until meat is
  • no longer pink; drain if necessary.
  • Stir in the tomatoes, tomato paste, water, oregano, salt and pepper.
  • Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, combine cottage cheese and marjoram; set aside.
  • Drain mostaccioli.
  • Spread 1/2 cup meat sauce into an 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish coated
  • with cooking spray. Layer with half of the mostaccioli, meat sauce

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Turkey Mostaccioli Bake (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • and mozzarella cheese. Top with cottage cheese mixture. Layer with
  • remaining mostaccioli, meat sauce and mozzarella cheese. Sprinkle
  • with Parmesan cheese (dish will be full).
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-40 minutes or until bubbly and
  • heated through. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1-1/3 cups equals 278 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 39 mg cholesterol, 607 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 medium-fat meat, 2 vegetable, 1-1/2 starch.
Wine: Medium-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.