Butternut Squash Lasagna

Photo by: Taste and Tell

Items that you will need:

1 large rectangular glassware dish

1 vegetable peeler, if you are unable to find pre-sliced Butternut Squash.

Note: Best Yet grocery store has pre-sliced Butternut Squash in their produce aisle, (Lasagna Planks.)

Ingredients:

  • Approximately 1.5 lbs Butternut Squash, sliced into flat strips/lasagna planks .
  • 1 pound Nature’s Promise Organic Ground Turkey
  • 1 (15 oz.) container part skim ricotta
  • 1 (24 oz.) jar Nature’s Promise Organic Tomato Sauce
  • 1 (8 oz.) package shredded 5 cheese Italian blend
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • black pepper
  • olive oil cooking spray

Instructions:

  • Spray a cooking pan with olive oil spray, & sauté the ground turkey on medium heat, seasoning the meat with 1 teaspoon garlic powder, a pinch of black pepper, & 4 tbsp organic tomato sauce, until the turkey is thoroughly browned.
  • Place the cooked ground turkey aside.
  • Peel the Butternut Squash evenly, creating thin, flat strips.
  • Lightly spray the glassware dish with olive oil spray.

 

LAYER ONE

  • Overlap the strips of Butternut Squash, creating the first layer of the lasagna.
  • Evenly spread 4 tbsp organic tomato sauce over the first layer of Butternut Squash.
  • Evenly spread a thin layer of shredded 5 cheese blend.
  • Evenly spread the ground turkey .
  • Cover turkey with another thin layer of shredded 5 cheese blend.

LAYER TWO

  • Overlap the strips of Butternut Squash, creating the second layer of the lasagna.
  • Evenly spread 4 tbsp organic tomato sauce over the second layer of Butternut Squash.
  • Evenly spread 5 heaping tbsps of ricotta.
  • Evenly spread a thin layer of shredded 5 cheese blend.
  • Evenly sprinkle a 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder.

LAYER THREE

  • Overlap the strips of Butternut Squash, creating the third layer of the lasagna.
  • Evenly spread a thin layer of shredded 5 cheese blend.
  • Evenly sprinkle a 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder.

COOKING

  • Pre-heat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • Cook for 30 minutes at 400 degrees.
  • Drain any excess liquid, and serve.

 

We hope you’ll love this Lasagna creation as much as you loved our Zucchini Lasagna! We’ve been using a lot of different squash variations in place of classic pasta dishes, and we’re loving the delicious results! It’s a great Winter recipe because you can make a large batch for the week, & heat some up for dinner after a long day at work. This recipe has that comfort-food feel without the tired, bloated after-effects of regular comfort-food. It’s delicious & healthy, and that’s just how it should be! You will not miss pasta, once you’ve experienced this Remedy Recipes Butternut Squash Lasagna!!!

This recipe may be used as Meal 4 on the Remedy Recipes format.

Portions: Women:  1 (5 inch x 5 inch) piece   /  Men: 2 (5 inch x 5 inch) pieces

Mangiare, Piaccia! Eat, Enjoy!

 

 

About the author

John M. Di Fazio II
John M. Di Fazio II

John M Di Fazio II is a nutrition consultant, a personal trainer, and a massage therapist and has twenty years of experience working in the fitness industry. He was employed by Gold's Gym for thirteen years and in 2005 co-founded Remedy Fitness, a unique fitness establishment located in East Setauket, New York. While in the employ of Gold's Gym, he was recruited into Nutritionalysis, a nutrition company based in Venice Beach, California that specialized in individualized nutrition programs, and received his certification. Excelling in the field, his clientele grew by thousands. While establishing such a full clientele in nutrition and personal training, John also graduated from the State University of New York at Stony Brook with a bachelors degree in philosophy and also graduated from the New School for Holistic Health & Research on Long Island, New York with a degree and a New York State license for massage therapy.

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