Turkey Caprese Lasagna

Ingredients

2 larges tomatoes, sliced
2 cups of fresh basil, whole
1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped
12 ounces fresh mozzarella, sliced
1 cup mozzarella, shredded
1 cup Pecorino Roman cheese, shredded
1 egg
Kosher salt
Black pepper

Preparation

1
Cook turkey breasts (or chicken) in boiling water for about 10 minutes, or until cooked.
2
When the meat is cooked, let cool for 5 minutes. Then pull apart with a fork and knife on a large plate until meat is completely shredded. Set aside.
3
In a deep 9 x 13 baking dish, pour a tiny bit of olive oil into dish and spread over the bottom and sides to coat.
4
In a small bowl, whisk ricotta and marscarpone cheeses with egg and a dash of salt and pepper. Set aside.
5
Begin to make layers in the baking dish: start by lining bottom of dish with the pasta noodles, then evenly spread ricotta mixture over pasta, followed by a layer of tomato, mozzarella slices, basil, turkey and a bit of tomato sauce. Sprinkle with olive oil, salt, pepper, and shredded Pecorino Romano cheese. Repeat, ending with noodles.
6
Spread top layer of noodles with any remaining pasta sauce. Top with grated mozzarella cheese, chopped basil and any remaining Pecorino.
7
Bake for 50-60 minutes in a preheated oven at 350 degrees or until cheese browns and bubbles. Let sit for 15 minutes before serving. Garnish with more chopped basil.

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Melissa Peterman's picture

Thanks for sharing! What a lovely dish!

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