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Turkey Lasagna

Turkey Lasagna Photo: Karry Hosford

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 1/4 cups chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 (8-ounce) package presliced mushrooms
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 (10-ounce) package thinly sliced deli turkey breast, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
  • 1 (26-ounce) bottle tomato-basil pasta sauce (such as Bertoli)
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) grated fresh Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 (16-ounce) carton fat-free cottage cheese
  • Cooking spray
  • 8 cooked lasagna noodles
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Preparation


Preheat oven to 350°.

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add onion, bell pepper, mushrooms, and garlic. Sauté 5 minutes or until tender. Add turkey; cook 10 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in seasoning and sauce. Reduce heat to medium; simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Combine Parmesan, salt, black pepper, eggs, and cottage cheese.

Spread 1 cup turkey mixture in bottom of a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Arrange 4 noodles over turkey mixture; top with half of Parmesan mixture and 2 cups turkey mixture. Repeat layers, ending with turkey mixture. Sprinkle with mozzarella. Bake at 350° for 45 minutes. Let stand 15 minutes.



    "I began using turkey in lasagna after my husband and I developed health problems. The recipe is a big hit with my family." --CL Reader
  • Yield: 9 servings

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 283
Caloriesfromfat per serving: 28%
Fat per serving: 8.7g
Saturated fat per serving: 2.8g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 2.2g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.9g
Protein per serving: 21.2g
Carbohydrate per serving: 28.5g
Fiber per serving: 6.9g
Cholesterol per serving: 73mg
Iron per serving: 1.4mg
Sodium per serving: 838mg
Calcium per serving: 164mg

Good to Know

Lasagna is notorious for having a lot of cheese, which is high in saturated fat and cholesterol. This recipe calls for low-fat and reduced-fat cheese, making it a much healthier option. Try this meal with spinach for a great source of folate.