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Ground Turkey and Spinach Lasagna
Prep Time
25 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 

A delicious and good for you lasagna.

Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: All-American, Italian
Keyword: Lasagna, spinach, turkey
Servings: 8 servings
Ingredients
  • 9 whole wheat lasagna noodles
  • ½ cup onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 1 16 oz package ground turkey
  • 1 24 oz jar marinara sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 16 oz bag fresh baby spinach leaves
  • 2 cups part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 2 cups low moisture, part-skim, shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF. Lightly coat a 9×13-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.

  2. Cook lasagna noodles according to package directions or until noodles are al denté. Drain noodles and rinse with cold water. Set aside.

  3. Lightly coat a large, deep skillet with nonstick cooking spray and saute onions, garlic and mushrooms until tender. About 5 minutes.
  4. Add ground turkey. Cook until ground turkey is no longer pink inside. Cook about 5-8 minutes longer.

  5. Add marinara sauce, Italian seasoning and pepper, simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat.

  6. Fold fresh spinach into meat mixture.

  7. In your baking dish, arrange ⅓ of noodles (3) in bottom of dish. Spread ⅓ of ground turkey mixture, ⅓ ricotta mixture and ⅓ of the mozzarella. Repeat 2 more times ending with mozzarella.

  8. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until cheese is melted and lasagna is bubbly. Sprinkle parsley on top. Cool for 5 minutes before cutting.

Recipe Notes

Recipe Note: Adjust the amount of fresh spinach to your family’s taste. I use 3/4 of a 16 oz bag of spinach.