Friday, June 24, 2016

Jennie - O Turkey Recipe of the Week - Easy Turkey Cupcakes

For this week's Jennie - O Turkey Recipe of the Week its Easy Turkey Cupcakes. It's made using JENNIE-O® Lean Ground Turkey and all the Lasagna regular ingredients except for the Noodles. And it's only 270 calories per serving! As usual you can find this recipe on the Jennie - O  website along with all the other delicious and healthy Jennie - O recipes. Enjoy the healthy way and make the Switch!

Easy Turkey Cupcakes

Love lasagna but don’t love all the noodles? This kid-friendly Italian recipe is your noodle-free dream come true. Made with fresh basil, melted mozzarella and ground turkey, it’s under 300 calories per serving!

½ (16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Lean Ground Turkey
1 cup pizza sauce
3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
18 wonton wrappers
1 cup shredded pizza cheese
½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
½ cup ricotta cheese

STEP 1: Heat oven to 350°F. Cook turkey as specified on the package. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer. Add pizza sauce, basil and pepper. Simmer for five to 10 minutes or until thickened.

STEP 2: Cut circles from wonton wrappers to fit muffin pan. Place round of wonton in the bottom of six muffin cups.

STEP 3: Combine cheeses in a small bowl. Spread cheese mixture on wonton wrapper and add turkey mixture. Repeat with layers twice. Cover with wonton wrapper. Sprinkle with cheese mixture.

STEP 4: Bake for 20 minutes or until edges are brown. Let cool for five minutes. Run knife around edge of each lasagna cupcake before removing.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

Nutritional Information
Calories 270 Fat 12g
Protein 19g Cholesterol 55mg
Carbohydrates 20g Sodium 500mg
Fiber 1g Saturated Fat 6g
Sugars 1g

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