Small Batch Lasagna- The classic comfort dish made for just a small group. Cheesy lasagna loaded with sauce, ground turkey and zero ricotta cheese!
- Lasagna noodles
- Ground turkey
- Dried oregano
- Spaghetti sauce
- Mozzarella cheese
No Ricotta Cheese?
Nope. My family doesn’t like it. As an alternative, I use an egg/milk mixture to help hold things together.You won’t miss it…promise. 😉
Feel free to use ground beef or Italian sausage instead. However, you may need to drain the meat after browning it and before adding the spaghetti sauce.
I used regular lasagna noodles that need to be boiled beforehand. If you wish to use oven ready noodles, they will work. Just remember to adjust your cooking time!
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Can This Recipe Be Doubled?
- Yes. You have two options. First, double the ingredients and make in a 9 x 13 baking pan. Increase your covered baking time by about 10 minutes.
- Second, double the ingredients and use 2- 8 x 8 baking pans. That way, you can freeze the second pan for a later (see next note).
How Do I Freeze This?
- You have two options for this too. First, prepare the lasagna, but, don’t bake it. Cover it tightly with foil.
- Second option, prepare it and bake it. Let it cool completely, then, again, cover it tightly with foil.
- For both options: Cover it really well! You want it to be airtight ( to prevent freezer burn). When you are ready to eat, uncover the pan and let the lasagna defrost for several hours. Cover it again with new foil and bake in a preheated 350 degree oven as noted in the recipe. If the lasagna is totally frozen when being baked, increase your baking time by 20-30 minutes.
Serve it with No Knead Artisan Bread.
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Small Batch Lasagna
The classic comfort dish made for just a small group. Cheesy lasagna loaded with sauce, ground turkey and zero ricotta cheese!
- 6-8 dry lasagna noodles (not oven ready)
- 1/2 lb ground turkey
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- 1 1/2 cups spaghetti sauce
- 1 egg
- 1 TBSP milk
- 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease an 8 x 8 baking pan.
- Prepared lasagna noodles according to package. Set aside.
- In a skillet, brown ground turkey with dried oregaono until no longer pink. Add in the spaghetti sauce and mix to combine. Cook an additional minute or two to heat thoroughly. Set aside.
- In a small bowl, whisk together egg and milk.
- Build your Lasagna Layers: Spread a portion of the meat/sauce mixture, then, top with cooked noodles. Brush the top of the noodles with egg mixture. Then, add a layer of shredded cheese. Repeat layers, finishing with cheese at the top layer.
- Cover the pan with foil. Bake for 20 miniutes. Remove the foil and bake uncovered an additional 15-20 minutes or until cheese is fully melted.
- Let the lasagna sit for about 15 minutes before serving.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 527Total Fat: 22gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 137mgSodium: 795mgCarbohydrates: 47gFiber: 4gSugar: 7gProtein: 34g
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Wednesday 14th of December 2022
Love a small batch recipe! Your lasagna looks sooo good! Total comfort food during the wintery months.
Erin/Big Green House
Monday 19th of December 2022
Thank you Tammy!