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Sweet potato lasagna (GF)


Hearty, comforting sweet potato lasagna makes a cozy meal. The recipe is made with five main ingredients, and the winning factor is that it’s a one-dish meal, meaning fewer dishes to wash. This recipe is lighter than traditional lasagna and very easy to make.

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sweet potato lasagna in a baking dish missing one piece

Key Ingredients

ingredients to make lasagna

Ingredient Notes

  • 2 large sweet potatoes
  • 1 pound ground beef (or ground turkey)
  • 16 oz of whole-milk cottage cheese (or ricotta cheese)
  • 3 cups tomato sauce (passata)
  • 1 cup of Irish cheese , shredded
  • 1 teaspoon of sea salt

How to Make It

1. Gather the ingredients and preheat the oven to 400F degrees.

2. Wash potatoes, remove imperfections, and thinly slice in a half-circle shape.

sweet potatoes sliced on the cutting board

3. Get an oven-safe baking dish and start layering lasagna. First, layer with half the amount of sliced potatoes, add one cup of tomato sauce, sprinkle a half teaspoon of salt.

layered sweet potatoes in the casserole dish

4. Add a layer of ground meat, add cottage cheese layer on top.

casserole dish with ground beef and cottage cheese

5. Add the final potato layer, pour over two cups of tomato sauce, sprinkle with half a teaspoon of salt.

spreading tomato sauce over potatoes

6. Bake for 45-50 minutes till potatoes get soft (to check poke with the fork). Once baked, add shred cheese and bake for 5-10 more minutes.

casserole dish filled with freshly baked sweet potato lasagna

Recipe Tips

If using organic potatoes, no peeling is needed.

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sweet potato lasagna in a baking dish missing one piece

Sweet Potato Lasagna (GF)

Natalia-Flavorful Home
Hearty, comforting sweet potato lasagna makes a cozy meal. The recipe is made with five main ingredients, and the winning factor is that it’s a one-dish meal, meaning fewer dishes to wash. This recipe is lighter than traditional lasagna and very easy to make.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 436 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 sweet potatoes large-sized
  • 1 pound ground beef or ground turkey
  • 16 oz whole-milk cottage cheese  or ricotta cheese
  • 3 cup tomato sauce passata
  • 1 cup Irish cheese shredded
  • 1 tsp sea salt

Instructions
 

  • Gather the ingredients and preheat the oven to 400F degrees.
    ingredients to make lasagna
  • Wash potatoes, remove imperfections, and thinly slice in a half-circle shape.
    sweet potatoes sliced on the cutting board
  • Get an oven-safe baking dish and start layering lasagna. First, layer with half the amount of sliced potatoes, add one cup of tomato sauce, sprinkle a half teaspoon of salt.
    layered sweet potatoes in the casserole dish
  • Add a layer of ground meat, add a cottage cheese layer on top.
    casserole dish with ground beef and cottage cheese
  • Add the final potato layer, pour over two cups of tomato sauce, sprinkle with half a teaspoon of salt.
    spreading tomato sauce over potatoes
  • Bake for 45-50 minutes till potatoes get soft (to check poke with the fork). Once baked, add shred cheese and bake for 5-10 more minutes.
    casserole dish filled with freshly baked sweet potato lasagna

Notes

-If using organic potatoes, no peeling is needed.

Nutrition

Calories: 436kcalCarbohydrates: 25gProtein: 29gFat: 25gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 86mgSodium: 1514mgPotassium: 961mgFiber: 4gSugar: 10gVitamin A: 11513IUVitamin C: 10mgCalcium: 251mgIron: 3mg
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Natalia is a recipe developer, food photographer, and home cook. She started Flavorful Home to document easy real food recipes perfect for busy families. She loves creating flavorful and nutritious meals while keeping the cooking process simple and joyful!

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