Turkey Lasagna - Low-fat recipe

This is a healthy and easy lasagna recipe. It takes about an hour to make. You can freeze the leftovers for quick healthy meals. This is low-fat lasagna made with ground turkey, instead of beef. Tastes so good you won't notice it's not ground beef. It's loaded with nutrient rich spinach.


• vegetable cooking spray
• 1/2 cup chopped onion
• 1 lb ground turkey breast
• 3 cups tomato sauce
• 1 tsp each dried basil
• 1 tsp dried parsley
• 1 tsp oregano
• 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
• 1/4 tsp minced garlic
• 1/2 cup mushrooms, chopped
• 6 cups chopped spinach
• 2 cups fat-free ricotta
• 1/4 tsp nutmeg
• 1 package whole-wheat lasagna noodles( 8 oz, or 9 noodles)
• 2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella

Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray a medium-sized nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Sauté onion for 2 minutes, then add turkey and cook an additional 5 to 7 minutes. Add tomato sauce, all seasonings and mushrooms and simmer 2 minutes. Remove pan from heat. In a bowl, combine spinach, ricotta, and nutmeg. Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Cook pasta according to package directions until al dente. Drain and rinse with cool water. Coat a 9" x 13" baking pan with cooking spray. Arrange 1/3 lasagna noodles (3 noodles) on the bottom of the pan. Spread a layer of ricotta mixture, then turkey mixture, then 1/3 mozzarella. Repeat layers, ending with mozzarella. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until cheese bubbles. Cool at least 5 minutes before cutting. Makes 8 servings.