Mexican Rice Casserole

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When a casserole is both healthy and delicious, that’s a win win in my book! This comes together in a snap, and can be prepped ahead of time and then thrown in the oven during the week!

 

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Spinach and Mushroom Lasagna

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If you’re looking for a Sunday dinner that won’t make you fall completely off track, look no further! This recipe is comfort food that you don’t have to feel guilty about!

Spinach and Mushroom Lasagna

  • 9 whole wheat lasagna noodles
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 jar Prego Heart Healthy Roasted Red Pepper spaghetti sauce
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach, chopped
  • 2 cups part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup baby portabella mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 small sweet onion, diced
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  1. Cook noodles according to directions on box, rinse with cold water.
  2. Meanwhile, mix ricotta and spinach together, set aside.
  3. Cook ground turkey with onion and garlic powder and Italian seasoning until no longer pink.
  4. Stir in mushrooms and sauce, simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Spray 9×13 casserole dish with nonstick spray.
  6. Layer 3 noodles in the bottom of the pan. Top with 1/3 of ricotta mixture, followed by 1/3 of meat mixture, and finished with 1/3 cup of mozzarella cheese.
  7. Repeat step 6 for two more layers.
  8. Bake lasagna at 400 for 30 minutes.

Quick & Easy Dinners

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Have you found yourself busier this last month than normal? I know I have! On top of the holidays, I’m finishing up a semester, transferring colleges, moving, and beginning a new job! All of this does not leave much time for a lot of home cooking, but these recipes are always great in a pinch! Having something that is quick and easy to get on the dinner table is always a bonus on those busy days!