Sweet Potato Lasagna

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Don’t eat bro food all the time, add some flavor to your life so you’re not eating plain chicken and rice for every meal. This Sweet Potato Lasagna is designed to be fast and easy to make even for the average chef trying to meal prep between the hours of juggling the million other things going on in life. Here’s a great option to get a protein packed meal that calls for sweet potato instead of pasta, giving you all those rich complex carbohydrates. So, strap on your apron, pull together the following ingredients, grab 4 small aluminum tins and let’s get started!

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1.5lb lean mean ground turkey
  • 400g sweet potato (100g each lasagna, thinly sliced)
  • 1 egg white
  • ½ cup low fat cottage cheese
  • ½ cup reduced fat mozzarella
  • 2 vine tomatoes
  • 15oz organic tomato sauce (no salt)
  • 1/3 cup mushrooms
  • 1/3 cup red onions
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste
  • ~ ½ cup chopped cilantro (use as desired)
  • Seasonings: 1 tbsp Italian seasoning, sea salt, pepper
DIRECTIONS:
  1. Turn on your oven and BAKE at 375F
  2. Slice sweet potato for you to make your layers and chopity chop up the tomatoes, onions and mushrooms
  3. Mix cottage cheese with egg white and set aside
  4. In a pan on the stovetop, sauté red onions with garlic paste. Then add the meat, tomatoes, cilantro, mushrooms, tomato sauce, Italian seasoning. Thoroughly cook the meat sauce until turkey is brown.
  5. Now time to build the lasagna - let's go step by step here so we don't miss a layer
    • First, add a layer of your beautiful sweet potato slices
    • Then add the meat sauce (Not all of it! Save some for the second layer)
    • Add cottage cheese/egg white mixture
    • Another layer of sweet potato
    • MORE MEAT
    • Add any remaining white stuff
    • Top with mozzarella

    6. Bake in oven for 45 minutes at 375F

 VIOLA! You've got 4 meals all prepped and ready to go for your busy week ahead.

Macros Per Serving (Makes 4 servings)
404 calories; 53g protein, 34g carbs, 7g fat
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