Easy meal Ultimate Spinach and Turkey Lasagna

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped (2 cups)
  • 2 minced garlic cloves
  • 3/4 pound ground turkey breast
  • 3 cups low-sodium jarred marinara sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1 10 ounce package frozen spinach, completely defrosted and squeezed of all excess liquid
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 12 lasagna noodles, cooked al dente according to package instructions
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Prep time 25 min   Cook time 1 Hour. 15 min  Total 1 Hour, 40 min

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 375°.

Step 2

Heat oil in a large high-sided skillet and cook onion, stirring occasionally, until softened, 6–7 minutes. add garlic and cook 1 minute. Add turkey and cook, breaking up with a spoon, until no longer pink and cooked through, 4–5 minutes. Add marinara, bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 2–3 minutes. Remove pan from heat and cool slightly.

Step 3

Combine ricotta, spinach, parsley, egg whites, salt, and pepper in a large bowl.

Step 4

Coat the bottom of a 14- x 11-inch lasagna pan with 1⁄2 cup sauce. arrange three lasagna noodles on the bottom of the pan. Spread 3⁄4 cup sauce evenly over noodles. Spoon 2⁄3 cup ricotta- spinach mixture evenly on top of sauce. Repeat layers two more times.

Step 5

Cover top with three noodles and remaining 3⁄4 cup sauce. Sprinkle with mozzarella and Parmesan. Cover loosely with foil and bake for 45 minutes. Remove foil and bake 10–15 minutes, until cheese is bubbly. Cut into 9 squares and serve.