Pasta-Less Butternut Squash Lasagna

Who doesn’t love a warm hearty piece of Lasagna?! The butternut squash adds a sweet layer of deliciousness to this pasta-free simple to make dish your whole family will enjoy!

Ingredients:

1 large butternut squash, thinly sliced. I used a mandolin

1 large red onion, chopped

1 package or frozen spinach or 1 large bunch fresh spinach

1 clove garlic, minced

1 small container ricotta cheese

1/2 cup Parmesan cheese

1 egg

Salt

jar of marinara sauce

1 tbsp. fresh rosemary, chopped

1 lbs. ground turkey breast

1-2 tsp. ground sage

Direction:
In a medium pan over medium/low heat cook the onion until caramelized. About 15 minutes.
Add garlic, salt, spinach and cook for about 2 minutes. Place in a small bowl.
Cook turkey in the same pan, making sure you break it up.
In another bowl, mix ricotta, parmesan, rosemary, salt and the egg.
Place a thin layer of the butternut squash on the bottom of a 9x9 baking tray.
Spread 1/2 of the ricotta mixture on top, then the turkey, then the spinach mixture, then a layer of marinara sauce.
Repeat layer again and ending with a layer of butternut squash topped with marinara sauce.
Cover and cook in a 375f oven for 1 hour.

*After making this recipe, I felt like it was missing the extra tang and moistness that marinara sauce would have added. So i’m adding it to the recipe.


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