Mexican Lasagna

I’ve been craving Mexican food lately and thought this would be great way to enjoy some delicious food and eat from our pantry. I only needed to pick up corn tortillas, but I had everything else in the house.

The recipe came together really quickly and gave us enough for leftovers and a couple lunches for me. I love the mix of corn and black beans and my kids didn’t even know I used ground turkey instead of beef. I love swaps like that!

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Lasagna Stuffed Shells

Do you love lasagna? We love it too – it’s probably one of my son’s favorite foods and something he never complains about eating. We always end up with four empty plates at dinner. I wanted to change things up and make stuffed shells, but in place of my regular filling recipe, I used the ingredients to make lasagna as my filling. It was a definite winner and made enough for leftovers and a few days of lunch for me. I’ll definitely be making this recipe again!

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Turkey, Mushroom & Spinach Lasagna

I think fall has finally arrived and it’s time to break out all the recipes for hearty and soul-warming foods. Lasagna is definitely one of those recipes and this one definitely doesn’t disappoint! I’ve made this recipe several times before but realized I hadn’t blogged about it yet. So here it is! It’s super easy to make and I love having it for leftovers. I also love the combination of the mushroom and spinach, it helps stretch out the ground turkey plus I can add some greens into my kids. I usually serve it with a green salad and fresh bread.

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Zucchini Lasagna

If you’re anything like me, you find yourself with way more zucchini than you know what do with. This recipe will take care of that problem for you! I loved the combination of zucchini and spinach, plus it’s a twist without the pasta. I swapped ground turkey in place of ground beef to make it even more healthy. I might add some mushrooms next time and I’ll definitely use a mandolin to slice the zucchini thinner.

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Greek Lasagna Toss with Tomatoes, Shrimp and Feta

I’ve been wanting to try a lasagna toss for awhile now and finally found a non-traditional recipe. It was good, makes a ton. I’ll definitely make it again, but will probably go with some other type of pasta as it’s not easy to eat lasagna noodles! Recipe is from Good Housekeeping.

1 pkg (16 oz) lasagna noodles
2 tsp olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
28 oz can whole tomatoes
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper
1/4 tsp dried oregano (I used 2 cubes of frozen basil)
1 lb large shrimp
1/4 cup loosely packed fresh parsley, chopped
2 ozs feta cheese, crumbled

Heat a large covered saucepot of water to boiling over high heat. Add pasta and cook until tender, about 2 minutes longer than the label directs.

Meanwhile, in a nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat until hot. Add onion and cook 5-7 minutes or until tender and lightly browned. Stir in tomatoes with their juice, crushed red pepper and oregano. Heat to boiling over high heat, breaking up tomatoes with side of spoon. Reduce heat to medium and cook 7 minutes to slightly thickent. Stir in shrimp and cook 3-4 minutes or until shrimp turns opaque throughout. Remove skillet from heat; stir in chopped parsley and 1/2 cup crumbled feta.

Drain pasta; return to saucepot. Add shrimp mixture to pasta in saucepot and toss to coat. Spoon mixture into a large serving bowl; sprinkle with additional feta if desired.