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AUTHENTIC LASAGNA

Thank you, thank you, thank you @ FiberGourmet ! This lasagna comes in at just 325 calories per serving because of your noodles !!! There is just no way to get close to a regular lasagna for under 400 calories - - until now ! The portion size is huge, the meal very, very tasty and I don’t even have to wait to ‘cheat day’.
Ingredients
  Lean ground turkey 3⁄4 Pound
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
  Parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Canned stewed tomatoes with juice 14 1⁄2 Ounce, chopped up (1 Can)
  Canned tomato sauce 8 Ounce (1 Can)
  Canned tomato paste 6 Ounce (1 Can)
  Oregano flakes 2 Teaspoon
  Basil flakes 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sal 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Onion powder 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Non fat cottage cheese 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Non fat ricotta cheese 15 Ounce
  Lasagna noodles 12 Ounce (Fibergourmet, No Boil Noodles)
  Shredded mozzarella cheese 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Fresh herbs 1 Tablespoon (Basil, Parsley)
  Pam 1
Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a pan with Pam and cook turkey until almost done – make sure to crumble it as you cook it. Then add garlic and cook another few minutes. Add 2 T parsley, diced tomatoes, stewed tomatoes, tomato sauce, tomato paste, oregano, basil, salt, pepper, onion powder, and garlic powder then cook on low heat 45 minutes.

Mix 2 T parsley with the cottage cheese, parmesan and ricotta and stir well. Spread ¾ c tomato sauce in a 13x9 pan. Arrange a layer of noodles over the mix and then top with half the cheese mix, another 2 c of the tomato mix, and 2/3 c of the mozzarella. Repeat layers and then top with a final layer of noodles and put the remaining sauce over the top. Cover with foil and bake 1 hour. Then sprinkle with the rest of the mozzarella and bake uncovered for 10 minutes. Let rest 5 minutes before serving. Garnish with fresh herbs.

* 325 cal

This recipe is excerpted from the book 400 or Less - Recipes from Around the World by Aileen Figula Kiter. To purchase this book, please visit: Amazon.Com

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Dish: 
Lasagna
Servings: 
6

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