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Fast Lasagna

This recipe is guaranteed to keep your family full for three days!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Cooking meat from frozen: add to cook time!25 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: dinner,, lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bigger cooking, easy family meals, easy pasta dishes, Fast lasagna, homemade lasagna
Servings: 16 per 4x4 inch serving

Equipment

  • Large foil pan
  • 2 Large Pots
  • Foil
  • Bowl
  • Large spoon

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ lbs pounds of ground turkey (season to taste) Cooking meat ahead of time makes this process faster!
  • 1 box lasagna noodles
  • 4 15 - 16oz cans tomato sauce
  • 2 15 - 16oz cans Diced Tomatoes
  • 2 cups Sliced Sauteed Mushrooms
  • 1 - 1 ½ lb Shredded Cheese We used Colby Jack, but use what you like!

Instructions

  • Cook ground turkey in a large pot and season to taste and set aside
  • Boil lasagna noodles and drain noodles in a strainer
  • Heat up tomato sauce and diced tomatoes in the same pot from noodles and season to taste.
  • Add meat and mushrooms to the sauce in the large pot
  • begin to add a single layer of noodles inside of large pan
  • Add meat sauce on top of first layer of noodles
  • Add cheese
  • Follow this pattern until all ingredients have been used
  • Cover pan with foil and place in the oven until the cheese is melted

Notes

If you cook your meat the night before, this process will literally take only 30 minutes. So prep ahead of time!
Use whatever cheese you like or whatever is available to you.
If you do not want to meal prep this dish, divide all the ingredients in half to make 8 servings. 
This dish is designed to feed a large family, or as a meal prep to feed 6 people for three days, with 4x4 cuts for adults and 2x3 cuts for children under five years old.
Have steamed veggies on the side to complete this meal!