*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Poppy Seed Casserole
 
 Recipe By     : Sharon Barbour
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Casseroles                       Pasta
                 Cheese/eggs                      Poultry
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      Pound         turkey breast -- ground
      1/3  Cup           onion -- chopped
      1/2  Cup           green bell pepper -- chopped
    2      Cups          tomato sauce
      1/2  Teaspoon      salt
      1/4  Teaspoon      pepper
    1      Tablespoon    italian seasoning
    8      Ounces        fettucine -- cooked
    8      Ounces        neufchatel cheese -- cubed
    1      Cup           nonfat cottage cheese
      1/2  Cup           nonfat sour cream
    1      Tablespoon    poppy seeds
 
 In a large skillet, cook the turkey, onion and green pepper until the meat
 is no longer pink and the vegetables are tender.  Stir in the tomato 
 sauce,
 salt, pepper and italian seasoning.
 
 Meanwhile, cook the pasta in boiling water without added salt or oil.
 
 In a small mixing bowl, combine the neufchatel cheese, cottage cheese, 
 sour
 cream and poppy seeds.  Toss the cheese mixture with the cooked pasta.
 
 Layer pasta mixture in the bottom of a 9x13x2 baking dish.  Spoon the meat
 mixture down the center of pasta mixture.  Bake, covered, for 30 minutes.
 Uncover the casserole and bake for an additional 10 minutes more or until
 the casserole is heated through.
 
 
 
 
 
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