I love hearty lasagna with sauce and spaghetti but I am also trying to get ready for that bikini season. This healthy turkey baking lasagna is a perfect balance of both worlds. This turkey lasagna is filling and satisfying but also lower in calories and healthier that a regular italian lasagna. Turkey alfredo lasagna combines all the traditional layers of this comforting dish: noodles, cheese mixture (that includes mozzarella, parmesan and ricotta cheese), meat sauce and grated mozzarella and parmesan cheese.
With a little health focused tweaks we are going to transform the average classic lasagna recipe into a wholesome, nutritious dish called turkey lasagna.
Ground turkey is lean and is high in quality protein making it a perfect choice as beef substitution. And there are no sacrifices in the flavor department whatsoever. The saturated and delicious turkey mixture for this one of the best lasagna recipes is combined with crashed tomatoes, basil, tomato sauce and paste, ground pepper, fresh and dried fragrant herbs for a superb, made from scratch turkey meat sauce. It is plentiful tasty and abundant in your favorite Italian flavors like fennel and fresh basil.
You can also use whole wheat noodles in place of processed white flour noodles for a higher fiber content and more nutritional value. Gluten free brown rice noodles also work great. Sturdy whole wheat noodles are perfect for soaking in all the delicious juices from the robust turkey meat sauce and creamy ricotta cheese.
Amp up the lasagna flavors with fresh basil and mixture of species, it really adds and unbeatable freshness, lends the lasagna its powerful aroma and cuts through the richness of the cheese and other ingredients. One bite of this phenomenal lasagna and you won’t be able to stop eating it. Good thing it has less calories and is good for you. Lasagna is a perfect meal if you need to feed a large crowd of people. I always make it for work potlucks or family gatherings. I get raving reviews about this recipe and nobody can possibly even guess how healthy this lasagna also is.