Do you crave a good Italian meal, but dread the calories? I feel your pain. Fall is the season of football, food and more food! So, in trying to stick to my meal plan while at home I came up with a guiltless organic lasagna recipe! Pair it with a great glass of red wine and you've got yourself a nice little dinner for a Wednesday ;)
-Organic Lasagna Noodles
-1 container of Ricotta cheese (part-skim)
-1 block of almond cheese
-1 garlic clove
-1 jar of basil marinara sauce (or your sauce of choice)
-1 lb of organic ground white turkey meat
-Himalayan sea salt
-handful of fresh kale
-Cook package of noodles to al dente (or as package reads), cool with cold water prior to laying on pan.
-Simultaneously Brown 1lb of ground turkey with olive oil as non-stick remedy, 1 garlic clove, fresh basil, fresh oregano, pink salt, and pepper.
-Once meat is cooked mix in the marinara to create a meat sauce
-Preheat oven to 375f
To Make Ricotta Mixture:
Mix one container of ricotta with one egg, pink salt, pepper, and lemon juice.
To prepare pan:
-Layer bottom of pan with olive oil and thin layer of sauce
-Then add 3-4 noodles to cover pan
-Add on meat sauce mixture
-Add ricotta mixture
-Add bits of kale
-Add fresh almond mozzarella or regular organic mozzarella to cover
-Add next layer of noodles and REPEAT the order!
On the last layer of noodles add the extra sauce and meat sauce and some fresh almond mozzarella & basil!
Cook for 35-40 minutes, check to see progress. Bon Appetit and enjoy that glass of red wine because you earned it!