Fantastic Lasagna

Fantastic Lasagna

For a healthy alternative to the old favorite, try this re-invented lasagna made with ground turkey.


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Serves: 12 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 1 hr
Cooking Time: 2 hrs

Diabetes-Friendly Recipe Low-Carb Recipe High-Fiber Recipe High-Calcium Recipe


  • 1 1/2 lb extra lean ground turkey
  • 46 oz reduced-sodium spaghetti sauce (or 2 jars: 1 lbs, 14 oz each)
  • 15 oz fat-free ricotta cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 lb lasagna noodles
  • 2 Tbsp grated parmesan cheese
  • 12 oz grated part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 6 oz grated reduced-fat provolone cheese


In a large skillet, brown ground turkey; drain fat. Add spaghetti sauce. Bring to a boil, then let stand.

In a mixing bowl combine ricotta cheese and eggs; beat. Set aside.

Preheat oven to 350ºF.

In a pan bring 4 quarts of water to a boil. Add the lasagna and boil 9 to 11 minutes, until desired tenderness. Drain lasagna. Carefully separate noodles and lay them out on a platter.

In a large baking dish (9" x 13" desired), layer as follows: meat sauce, noodles, cheese-egg mixture. Repeat layers in that order until egg-cheese mixture is used up. Top with remaining sauce. Sprinkle parmesan cheese over the sauce. Add mozzarella cheese layer and provolone cheese layer.

Place in preheated oven and bake 45 minutes or until top is golden brown.


If using regular spaghetti sauce, sodium is 1029 mg per serving (note: various brands' sodium content may vary).


Prepare sauce a day in advance. The day of, boil the noodles, assemble the dish, and bake 45 minutes.

Thanks to Natalie Tolliver, member

Nutritional Info (per serving)

CALORIES 339 cals
Kilojoules 1,419 kJ
Fat 9.5 g
Saturated Fat 4.8 g
Cholesterol 91 mg
Sodium 707 mg
Carbohydrates 29.1 g
Fiber 4.0 g
Total Sugars 9.7 g
Protein 32.6 g
Calcium 430.0 mg
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