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Budget Sweet Potato Lasagna Meal Prep

Budget Sweet Potato Lasagna Meal Prep

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Bodybuilding and eating healthy on a budget is possible! You just need a little creativity and a willingness to try new things. Instead of using pasta sheets, use slices of sweet potato. Not only is it delicious, but also it is heart healthy and a solid complex carbohydrate that you can integrate into your diet in a new, exciting way.

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 lb lean ground turkey
  • 400g sweet potato (100g each lasagna, thinly sliced)
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/2 cup low fat cottage cheese
  • 1/2 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
  • ~1/2 cup chopped cilantro (use as desired)
  • Seasonings: 1 tbsp Italian seasoning, sea salt, pepper

 

Steps:

  1. Set oven to 375F.
  2. Slice sweet potato using a mandolin or sharp knife and separately chop up tomatoes, onions and mushrooms.
  3. Mix cottage cheese with egg white and set aside.
  4. Sauté red onions with garlic paste, then add meat, tomatoes, cilantro, mushrooms, tomato sauce, Italian seasoning.
  5. Build lasagna. Add sweet potato slices, meat sauce, cottage cheese and then repeat. Top with mozzarella.
  6. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 45 minutes at 375F.

 

Approximate macros:

404 calories, 34g carbs, 7g fat, 53g protein, 5g fiber, 13g sugar

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