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This easy Diabetic Lasagna Recipe is delicious, hearty and healthy. Made with ground turkey and fat-free ricotta. Perfect for an easy weeknight dinner idea.

Diabetic Lasagna Recipe

This easy Diabetic Lasagna Recipe is delicious, hearty and healthy. Made with ground turkey and fat-free ricotta. Perfect for an easy weeknight dinner idea.
Course Entree
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 291 kcal
Author Tiffany Bendayan

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lbs ground turkey breast
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 28 oz can of crushed tomatoes with NO SALT ADDED
  • 3-4 leaves basil chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 9 sheets of Whole Wheat Lasagna Noodles
  • 15 oz fat-free ricotta cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups part skim mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • Salt + Pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit
  2. Cook noodles according to package instructions*
  3. Drain and place in cold water to stop the cooking process
  4. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil
  5. Add the onions and saute until softened
  6. Add garlic, 1/2 teaspoon of oregano and half of the basil
  7. Add the ground turkey and cook while breaking up the big pieces into little ones
  8. Drain excess liquid and add salt and pepper
  9. Add the tomatoes and cook until the mixture starts boiling. Remove from heat
  10. In another bowl, mix the ricotta cheese, egg, salt, pepper and the other half of the basil
  11. Drain noodles
  12. Place 3 noodles in a 9x13" rectangular baking pan in a way they cover the bottom of the pan
  13. Add 1/2 of the turkey mixture. Spread evenly
  14. Add 1/2 of the ricotta mixture. Spread evenly
  15. Sprinkle some cheese
  16. Cover with 3 more lasagna noodles
  17. Spread the remaining turkey mixture
  18. Spread the remaining ricotta mixture
  19. Sprinkle some more cheese
  20. Cover with 3 more lasagna noodles
  21. Sprinkle with remaining cheese and dried oregano
  22. Spray a piece of aluminum foil with nonstick spray
  23. Cover lasagna with foil
  24. Bake covered for 45 minutes
  25. Remove foil and bake for 10 minutes
  26. Broil for 2 more minutes or until the top is brown
  27. Remove from oven and let it rest for about 10 minutes before serving
  28. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

*omit this step if using oven ready noodles

Nutrition Facts
Diabetic Lasagna Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 291 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 74mg25%
Sodium 437mg19%
Potassium 492mg14%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 29g58%
Vitamin A 325IU7%
Vitamin C 8.3mg10%
Calcium 299mg30%
Iron 2.5mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.