Spicy Mexican Lasagna March 09 2013 6 Comments

Low Carb LasagnaServes 2
 
1/2 lb ground turkey breast
1 cup cottage cheese or Mexican cotija cheese 
1 egg, lightly beaten
3/4 cup green salsa or taco sauce
1/3 cup shredded mozzarella
2 tablespoons canned diced jalapeno
1/4 cup lite sour cream
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon pepper
 
Preheat oven to 350 F.  Coat a mini loaf pan with cooking spray or use a silicione loaf pan that can be reheated in the microwave.
 
Cook turkey with jalapeno in a nonstick skillet until no longer pink.  Break up with a spatula into small pieces.  Mix salsa, sour cream and pepper in a bowl.  Mix cottage cheese and egg in a bowl.  
 
Layer the lasagna in the loaf pan as follows:
  • 1 noodle
  • 1/2 turkey mixture
  • 1/3 salsa mixture
  • 1/2 cottage cheese
End with 1/3 salsa mixture then top with mozzarella.  Bake 30 minutes or until hot and cheese is melted.  Let sit 5 minutes to firm up before slicing in half and serving.  Get our lasagna noodles in our Variety Pak.
 
Tip:  Choose low sodium cheeses if you're salt sensitive.
 
Nutritional Breakdown
 
Calories:  292.....Carbs:  8 grams.....Protein:  37 grams......Fat:  11 grams
Fiber:  0 gram.....Potassium:  339 mg.....Sodium: 1265 mg