Mexican Lasagna
21 Day Fix Approved ~ 6 Servings: 1 serving equals 1 Red, 1 Green, 1 Yellow, 1 Blue, 1/2 tsp
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2lbs ground turkey or chicken
  • 3tbsp olive oil
  • 2tbsp chili powder
  • 2tbsp cumin
  • 16oz salsafresh is best!
  • 2cloves garlic
  • 15oz can black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1cup diced zucchini
  • 1cup chopped red pepper
  • 1.5cups shredded cheeseI use 1 cup shredded white cheddar and 1/2 cup feta cheese
  • 1cup chopped kale (or spinach)*
  • 1/2 onion chopped
  • 6 whole wheat tortillas
  • greek yogurt (sub for sour cream)
  • *optional veggies to add or sub if not adhering to the 21Day Fix Program: avocado, corn, mushrooms
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425F
  2. In a large skillet over medium-high heat add olive oil (2 tsp), ground turkey and seasonings. Brown meat.
  3. Add veggies, beans, and salsa and heat for 5 min.
  4. Coat a 9×13 inch baking dish with 1 tsp olive oil. Place first tortilla layer in pan. Top with meat mixture and sprinkle of cheddar and feta cheese
  5. Repeat to build your lasagna.
  6. Bake in for 25-30 minutes until cheese is brown and bubbly.
Recipe Notes

My boys were skeptical of this dish at first. When trying new things we have a 3 bite rule before bailing. Surprisingly, they all kept biting – even my pickiest eater! Now Mexican Lasagna is a family favorite.

Recipe adapted from: Awakenings Fitness

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