Vegetable Friendly Lasagna

Yaminah Sutton


My family loves it. It is healthy and filling. For those that want it to be vegetarian leave out the chicken and pepperoni.

Here is a left-over recipe:
Vegetable Friendly Pasta

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30 Min
1 Hr 15 Min


1 lb
ground chicken or turkey (sub: use shredded roasted chicken)
1 medium
zucchini, sliced
1 medium
squash, sliced
1/2 medium
green bell pepper
16 oz
cottage cheese, fat-free
1 c
parmasean cheese, grated
1 c
homemade chunky tomato sauce, preferred
8-10 oz
mozzarella cheese
1/2 c
turkey pepperoni
garlic powder
black pepper
kosher salt
1 bag(s)
spinach, fresh (largest you can find)


1Optional: I make my sauce from scratch so I probably would make it the night before and refrigerate. I live by the motto that tomato sauce taste better the next day. But you can use pre-made chunky vegetable sauce.
2In a pan brown and season chicken with salt, black pepper and garlic powder
3In a saute pan in a little oil, cook zucchini, squash, onion, green pepper, and season with salt, garlic powder, and black pepper. Put in a strainer for about 1-2 hours to drain access juice.
4In the cottage container, add egg, parmesean cheese, garlic powder, and black pepper to the cottage cheese.
5Boil lasagna and place cooked noodle on parch paper to avoid sticking.
6Layer in a medium glass lasagna dish
7How to Layer Lasagna
1. Layer of tomato sauce (too much sauce can cause lasagna to be liquidy)
2. Layer of noodles
3. Layer of tomato sauce
4. Layer of cottage cheese
5. Layer of chicken
6. Layer of turkey pepperoni
7. Layer of vegetable mix
8. Layer of spinach
9. Layer of noodles
10. Layer of tomato sauce
11. Layer of cottage cheese
12. Layer of chicken
13. Layer of turkey pepperoni
14. Layer of vegetable mix
15. Layer of spinach
16. Layer of noodles
17. Layer of tomato sauce
18. Layer of cottage cheese
19. Final Layer of cheese, then season cheese
-----red pepper (optional)
-----garlic powder
-----Italian seasoning
8Bake for 30 minutes to 1 hour till cheese is melted

About Vegetable Friendly Lasagna

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtag: #lasagna