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Healthier Lasagna Recipe

Looking for an easy Healthier Lasagna recipe? Learn how to make Healthier Lasagna using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by christinavt

Makes 10 servings



Taking a classic lasagna recipe and making it healthier by using lean ground turkey instead of ground beef; cottage cheese instead of ricotta; and spinach for extra vitamins and minerals. Cooking spray, ground turkey, onion, garlic,marinara sauce, cottage cheese, egg whites, parsley, Parmesan cheese, frozen chopped spinach, No Cook lasagna noodles, shredded mozzarella cheese cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Healthier Lasagna

1 Cooking spray
1 pound lean ground turkey (97% fat free)
1 1/2 cups chopped onion
2 garlic cloves, chopped
52 ounce (low-fat) marinara sauce
16 ounce low-fat cottage cheese
1/4 cup egg whites
1 oz (1 bunch) parsley, chopped, check weight
2 oz fresh grated Parmesan cheese
10 ounce frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
1 box oven-ready lasagna noodles (113668)
8 oz shredded mozzarella cheese

Recipe Directions for Healthier Lasagna

  1. Calories: 352

  2. Total Fat: 11g

  3. Saturated Fat: 5g

  4. Carbohydrate: 36g

  5. Dietary Fiber: 5g

  6. Protein: 28g

  7. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  8. Coat a large skillet with cooking spray and place over medium-high heat. Add turkey, onion and garlic; cook until meat is browned, stirring to crumble. Add 6 cups marinara sauce; stirring and cooking for 5 minutes. Remove from heat.

  9. Combine cottage cheese, egg whites, Parmesan, parsley, salt & pepper to taste and spinach. Stir to combine.

  10. Spread marinara sauce in bottom of a 13 x 9 inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Arrange four noodles over marinara; top with cottage cheese mixture and half of the mozzarella. Spoon half of the turkey mixture over the mozzarella. Arrange four noodles over turkey mixture. Top with remaining turkey mixture and mozzarella.

  11. Bake for 50 minutes or until cheese melts and sauce is bubbly. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 346.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
441
Calories from Fat
139
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.4g
24%
Saturated Fat
6.7g
33%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
81mg
27%
Sodium
1074mg
45%
Potassium
749mg
21%
Total Carbohydrates
44.0g
15%
Dietary Fiber
5.8g
23%
Sugars
14.7g
Protein
31.1g
Vitamin A 75% Vitamin C 27%
Calcium 33% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • High in vitamin A
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