Sausage, Mushroom & Spinach Lasagna

April/May 2005, The EatingWell Diabetes Cookbook (2005)

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This cheesy lasagna is full of spicy Italian turkey sausage, whole-wheat noodles, mushrooms and spinach. A serving of this version has about one-third the fat and saturated fat, and only half the calories of the original. Use soy-based sausage for a hearty vegetarian variation.

"This lasagna is really great. Nice to change it up from regular lasagna once in a while. Sidenote: I thought it would be good to use this dried mushroom blend (porcinis, portobellos, morels, etc.) and I followed all the directions -...
Sausage, Mushroom & Spinach Lasagna

26 Reviews for Sausage, Mushroom & Spinach Lasagna

Healthy version of fairly standard lasagnae

I love a good lasagna, but they are time-consuming, so I want something pretty great when I go to the effort. Even though turned out OK I don't think I would put the time into making it again. There are healthy lasagna recipes I like much more, featuring layered vegetables and/or eggplant.

I think it might be good for more picky children or people just starting the transition from standard fattening lasagna. But it might not be for you if you consider yourself a healthy recipe connoisseur!

Hearty, good flavor, much healthier than standard lasagnae

I've made this several times, making no changes. It is really great -- delicious and certainly worth the effort. If you do have any leftovers it freezes quite nicely.


Based on user comments, I added a 15 oz can of tomato sauce to the chopped tomatoes and it was a bit juicy when it came out of the oven, but I let it sit for a while and it was fine. I did the no-boil noodle method using Dreamfield's lasagna noodles. I substituted the turkey sausage for hot Italian chicken sausage and added garlic, a chopped yellow pepper and lots of Italian seasoning.

Cheesy, but not Saucy

This lasagna was cheesy like a good lasagna should be. But, my lasagna did not turn out saucy enough. Would add more sauce in there somewhere next time. I did also love the whole wheat lasagna noodles. They made it feel even heartier without making you feel weighed down. All in all, it is a very healthy-tasting and feeling lasagna, but not quite reminiscent enough of a classic lasagna.

Great recipe

This lasagna recipe is great! Wondeful flavors and very hearty. I made it with canned mushrooms and chose to stick with the original recipe and make it with sausage. It's a bit time consuming to boil the noodles and assemble, but once you take the first bite you will know it was worth it!! Thank you Eating Well!

Wonderful flavor, very hearty

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