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Budget Sweet Potato Lasagna Meal Prep

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FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.

Calories 404
Protein 53g
Fat 7g
Carbs 34g
Total Time

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.

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Budget Sweet Potato Lasagna Meal Prep

Ingredients

Ingredients for 1 of 4 servings:

  • 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 for 1 of 4 servings:

 

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Calories
404
Protein
53g
Fat
7g
Carbs
34g
Sodium
-
Fiber
5g
Sugar
13g
About the author

FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.