Turkey and Veggie Lasagna

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 1 h 30 min 10
Turkey and Veggie Lasagna
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1 tsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin
2 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
1 small Yellow onion (chopped)
454 gm Ground turkey, extra lean (or extra lean ground beef)
2 medium Carrots (chopped)
1 can (15oz) Whole tomato, canned
1 small can Tomato paste, canned
1 cup Water
1 medium pepper(s) Green bell pepper (chopped)
1 small Summer squash (chopped)
1/2 cup White mushrooms (chopped)
1 container (475g) Ricotta cheese (skimmed milk)
1/3 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
2 large Egg
2 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese
2 tbsp Oregano, dried
3 tbsp Flaxseeds (optional)
2 cup Spinach
12 noodle(s) lasagna noodle, whole-wheat, dry (as needed)


  1. Preheat oven to 350F (177C). Sauté garlic & onion in olive oil in a large pot over medium-low heat, 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add ground turkey, cook (or add ground beef). Add carrot, cook for 1 minute. Add tomatoes, tomato paste and cook on medium for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add water and all other vegetables except spinach and cook another 15 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, mix ricotta, parmesan, eggs, oregano, flax seed, and half the mozzarella in a large bowl. Set aside.
  4. Pour 1 cup sauce in the bottom of a deep baking pan.
  5. Place 3 uncooked lasagna noodles on top, layer with one cup sauce and half cheese mixture.
  6. Layer 3-4 more noodles, sauce, spinach
  7. Then 3-4 more noodles, sauce, cheese mixture,
  8. Then 3 noodles, sauce, and remaining cup of mozzarella cheese.
  9. Cover with foil. If using a foil baking pan, place on a foil-lined cookie sheet, place in the oven.
  10. Bake, covered for 45 minutes. Remove foil, bake additional 15 minutes. Let sit 10 minutes before cutting.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 362
Calories from fat 122
Calories from saturated fat 58
Total Fat 13.6 g
Saturated Fat 6.5 g
Trans Fat 0.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.6 g
Cholesterol 99 mg
Sodium 394 mg
Potassium 737 mg
Total Carbohydrate 32 g
Dietary Fiber 5.1 g
Sugars 6.0 g
Protein 30 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 0.9
Meat 0.5
Meat Alternative 0.2
Milk Alternative 0.7
Vegetables 1.4

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