Makes: 9 servings (Serving size: 1 (4- by 3-inch) piece)
Resistant Starch: 1g
Cheesy, meaty, and unbelievably good, this saucy lasagna is a real crowd-pleaser. Serve it with a crisp green salad.
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped (2 cups)
2 minced garlic cloves
3/4 pound ground turkey breast
3 cups low-sodium jarred marinara sauce
1 1/2 cups part-skim ricotta cheese
1 10 ounce package frozen spinach, completely defrosted and squeezed of all excess liquid
1/4 cup chopped parsley
2 egg whites
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
12 lasagna noodles, cooked al dente according to package instructions
1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
Calories per serving 346
Fat per serving 11.3g (sat 4.3g, mono 3.7g, poly 1.5g)
Cholesterol per serving 44mg
Protein per serving 23g
Carbohydrate per serving 38g
Sugars per serving 5g
Fiber per serving 4g
Sodium per serving 321mg
How to Make It
Preheat oven to 375°.
Heat oil in a large high-sided skillet and cook onion, stirring occasionally, until softened, 6–7 minutes. add garlic and cook 1 minute. Add turkey and cook, breaking up with a spoon, until no longer pink and cooked through, 4–5 minutes. Add marinara, bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 2–3 minutes. Remove pan from heat and cool slightly.
Combine ricotta, spinach, parsley, egg whites, salt, and pepper in a large bowl.
Coat the bottom of a 14- x 11-inch lasagna pan with 1⁄2 cup sauce. arrange three lasagna noodles on the bottom of the pan. Spread 3⁄4 cup sauce evenly over noodles. Spoon 2⁄3 cup ricotta- spinach mixture evenly on top of sauce. Repeat layers two more times.
Cover top with three noodles and remaining 3⁄4 cup sauce. Sprinkle with mozzarella and parmesan. Cover loosely with foil and bake for 45 minutes. Remove foil and bake 10–15 minutes, until cheese is bubbly. Cut into 9 squares and serve.
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