Deep Dish Pepperoni Pizza Lasagna Recipe

Deep Dish Pepperoni Pizza Lasagna Recipe
Looking for a healthy way to satisfy your craving for Italian food? Check out this pepperoni pizza lasagna recipe & get the best combo Italian has to offer!
Prep Time
~20 minutes
Cook Time
~30 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Number of Servings: 4
  • 520
  • 57
    g
  • 38
    g
  • 17
    g
  • Notice: Eating the right diet for your goals may result in increased gains and decreased bodyfat.

Ingredients

  • 1½ lbs ground turkey breast, cooked*
  • 32 oz nonfat cottage cheese**
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 - 12oz jars pizza sauce
  • 9 lasagna noodles, cooked
  • 1 package (5oz) reduced fat turkey pepperoni
  • 4 cups shredded reduced-fat mozzarella
  • Pizza seasoning, to tase

Cooking Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Combine cottage cheese, eggs, and ¼ cup pizza seasoning in a bowl. Mix with an electric mixer until creamy and smooth
  3. Spread ¼ cup pizza sauce on the bottom of a 9x13 in baking dish
  4. Layer 3 noodles on top of the sauce.
  5. Evenly spread 1/3 of cottage cheese mixture on top of the noodles.
  6. Spread a tiny bit of pizza sauce on top of the cottage cheese mixture. Sprinkle 1/4 of shredded cheese on top. Layer in 1/3 of your cooked ground turkey and top with 1/3 of pepperoni.
  7. Repeat layers two more times: 3 noodles, 1/3 cottage cheese, 1/4 mozzarella, 1/3 ground turkey, 1/3 pepperoni. Finish off with a final 1/4 of mozzarella and additional pepperoni, if desired.
  8. Cover and bake for 30 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly.

Notes:

*You can sub ground turkey for ground beef, sausage or chicken.

**Nonfat cottage cheese can be replaced with ricotta to make a more traditional lasagna. Please not this will alter macronutrients listed below.

*This can be made vegetarian friendly by swapping the ground turkey for soy crumble and tofurkey slices.

Serving Suggestions

Makes 4 servings

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