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Clean Eating Mexican Lasagna Recipe

Clean Eating Mexican Lasagna

I decided to combine the Mexican flavors I love so much with an old family favorite lasagna recipe and came up with this delicious mix! 

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Yield 10 servings
Calories 343 kcal
Author The Gracious Pantry

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups chopped, red onion
  • 1 tbsp. oil
  • 1 1/2 lb. ground turkey
  • 1 tbsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp. onion powder
  • 1 tbsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 lb. corn
  • 10 oz. whole grain lasagna noodles (a 12 oz. box is okay too. Get what's available)
  • 2 (15 oz.) cans tomato sauce (no sugar added)
  • 2 cups grated cheddar cheese
  • salt to taste after serving
  • fresh cilantro (optional for garnish - to taste)
  • guacamole (optional for garnish - to taste - see recipe link above)
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, sauté the onion in the olive oil.

  2. Add the turkey, and cook until the meat is browned all the way through.

  3. Add the spices.

  4. When the meat is completely cooked and the spices are well distributed, stir in the frozen corn.

  5. Cook until the corn no longer appears frozen (about 2-3 minutes), while stirring constantly.

  6. Preheat oven to 350 F.

  7. Grease a 9x12 casserole dish and lay down the first layer of cooked noodles.

  8. Next put down a thin layer of meat.

  9. Over the meat, pour 1 can of tomato sauce.

  10. Put down the next layer of noodles and repeat the layering process.

  11. End with the second layer of tomato sauce.

  12. Sprinkle with cheese.

  13. Bake for about 20-30 minutes or until the cheese is completely melted.

  14. Serve, garnished with cilantro and avocado or guacamole.

Recipe Notes

Please note that the nutrition data is a ballpark figure. Exact data is not possible.

Nutrition Facts
Clean Eating Mexican Lasagna
Amount Per Serving
Calories 343 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 61mg20%
Sodium 207mg9%
Potassium 470mg13%
Carbohydrates 34g11%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 28g56%
Vitamin A 820IU16%
Vitamin C 3.1mg4%
Calcium 203mg20%
Iron 3.3mg18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.