Thursday, September 8, 2011

Slow Cooked Turkey Lasagna

This is a crock pot meal our family tried this evening. Needless to say it was delicious it made 8 servings and the entire crock pot was devoured by our family of eight. Happy Eating!


  • 6 whole wheat lasagna noodles
  • 12 oz. 99% fat free ground turkey
  • ¼ cup red cooking wine
  • ½ cup fat free cottage cheese (low sodium)
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup low-fat ricotta cheese
  • 6 oz. low-fat part skim mozzarella cheese
  • 6 oz. can tomato paste (no sodium)
  • 29 oz. can tomato sauce (no sodium)
  • 1 cup chopped white onion
  • 2 tsp. minced garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp. dried parsley (divided)
  • Mrs. Dash to taste
  • 1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg
  1. Heat large sauté pan over medium heat. Cook ground turkey, onion, and garlic until turkey is browned
  2. Add tomato paste, tomato sauce, Mrs. Dash, and 1 tbsp. of parsley to meat mixture
  3. Simmer for a few minutes on low. Remove from heat. Stir in cooking wine and set aside
  4. In another bowl, combine all cheeses with remaining parsley and nutmeg
  5. Spoon one layer of turkey mixture across bottom of crock pot Spray with olive oil spray first
  6. Add one layer of dry lasagna noodles (you might need to break)
  7. Add a layer of cheese followed by a layer of cooked turkey
  8. Repeat steps 5-7
  9. Top lasagna with a pinch of parsley, cheese optional and 1-2 tbsp. of cooking wine
  10. Cook on low for 7-8 hours.

Nutrition per serving: Serves 8

266 calories, 23 g protein, 26 g. carbs, 7 g fat, 3 g dietary fiber, 5 g sugar

From Muscle Fitness & hers magazine

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