Lasagna Special

This recipe is taken from the 1979 Milk Calendar. This is the Lasagna Special recipe.

  • Prep: 30 min
  • Cooking: 1 h
Yields 8 - 10 servings
lasagna special

Ingredients

  • 12 oz (350 g) cooked lasagna pasta
  • 3-4 cups (750 mL-1 L) turkey or chicken or ham cooked and diced
  • 12 oz (360 g) frozen spinach blanched, drained and chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) Canadian creamed cottage cheese
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 1/2-2 cups (375-500 mL) grated Canadian Cheddar or Swiss
  • Mozzarella cheese shredded
  • Sauce
  • 1/3 cup (80 mL) butter
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup (80 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) celery salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) poultry seasoning
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 cups (1 L) Milk

Preparation

Butter a 9 x 13-inch (23 x 33 cm) baking dish or lasagna pan.

Sauce

Sauté onion in butter until golden. Blend in flour and seasonings and stir until bubbly. Gradually add milk and cook over medium heat until smoothly thickened about 10 minutes.

Mix spinach, cottage cheese, parsley and eggs together.

Lasagna

Spoon a thin layer of sauce in bottom of baking dish. Cover with a layer of lasagna, side by side. Add half the turkey, half the spinach-cheese mixture and spoon about one-third of the sauce over all. Top with another layer of lasagna, then turkey, spinach-cheese and sauce mixtures. Finish with a layer of lasagna, spoon remaining sauce on top and sprinkle with grated cheese.

Refrigerate until ready to bake. Bake at 350 °F (180 °C) for about 1 hour. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting in squares to serve.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 436 Calories
Protein: 32 g
Carbohydrate: 38 g
Fat: 17 g
Fibre: 2.7 g
Sodium: 600 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 32 % / 347 mg
Selenium: 98 %
Folate: 69 %
Vitamin B12: 51 %
Phosphorus: 40 %