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Low-Carb Turkey Quinoa Lasagna

Rated as 4.62 out of 5 Stars
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"I made this because I needed a low-carb meal. This is delicious and satisfying. Serve hot, topped with Parmesan cheese if you like."
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Ingredients

1 h 40 m servings 465
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 9x13-inch baking pan)

Directions

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  1. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Fry eggplant slices a single layer at a time, replenishing oil between batches, until golden brown and soft, about 1 minute per side.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil in the skillet over medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add turkey and onion; cook and stir until turkey is crumbled and no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Stir in quinoa and season with salt and pepper. Pour in spaghetti sauce; cook until sauce is bubbly, 5 to 10 minutes.
  4. Spread a layer of sauce in the bottom of a 9x13-inch baking pan. Top with even layers of eggplant slices and Cheddar-Monterey Jack cheese. Repeat layering sauce, eggplant, and cheese, ending with sauce on top. Spread mozzarella cheese evenly on top. Cover with aluminum foil.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until cheese is melted and bubbly, about 45 minutes. Uncover and continue baking until top is golden, about 15 minutes more.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Use a nonstick skillet and spray eggplant before putting them in the skillet, if you want less oil in the lasagna.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 465 calories; 27.7 25.3 29.6 90 755 Full nutrition

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This recipe was great inspiration, but too much cheese for our healthy diet. I added part skim ricotta and cut the shredded cheese to 1 cup total. I also roasted the eggplant, using less oi...

It's very delicious! and a bit labor intensive. You don't have to ...but I "sweated" the eggplant and then browned it. Sweating or weeping is salting it and letting it sit for 30 min . It makes ...

Great recipe. Healthy and easy to put together...

This was unbelievable delicious! The flavors and textures went together perfectly. This was also easier to digest because it is healthy. This is my favorite lasagna I have ever had, and it woul...

This was a tasty dish. I liked the addition of eggplant and that it used quinoa. This is a nice italian style casserole

Great as is.