Healthy Tex-Mex Lasagna

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Healthy Tex-Mex Lasagna was submitted by Julia Roccaforte.


This twist on traditional lasagna proves to be out-of-this-world delicious. Here’s another recipe for Meatless Mondays.

Healthy Tex-Mex Lasagna

Healthy Tex-Mex Lasagna

Yield: 10 Servings | Serving Size: About 1 cup | Calories: 182 | Total Fat: 9 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Carbohydrates: 24 g | Fiber: 7 g | Sugar: 5 g |Protein: 4 g | Cholesterol: 0 mg | Sodium: 503 mg | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 5


  • 1 Large red onion diced (about 2 cups)
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 green bell pepper chopped
  • 1 cup chopped portabella mushrooms
  • 2 cups chopped baby spinach
  • 1/2 cup sliced black olives
  • 14 oz can of tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tsp. Olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. Turmeric
  • 1 tbsp. smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp. Chili powder
  • 1/2 tbsp. Agave nectar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 10 corn tortillas
    Avocado Cream sauce (Cheese replacement)
  • 2 med. Ripe avocados
  • 2 tbsp. Lime juice
  • 1/4 c. canned coconut milk
  • 1/2 c. water
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1 1/2 c. packed cilantro
  • Sliced green onion and chopped cilantro for garnish


  1. Directions:
  2. Preheat oven to 350 and lightly oil a 9×11 baking dish
  3. Heat olive oil over medium heat. Add garlic and onion and saute for 5 min. or until onion is translucent. Add mushroom, bell pepper, spinach and olives. Sauté for about 5-7 min then add tomato sauce and ½ cup water. Add turmeric, paprika, chili powder, brown sugar, and taste to add salt as needed. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer.
  4. Place avocado flesh in blender or food processor along with lime juice, coconut milk, ½ cup water, cilantro and seasoning. Blend or process on low for about a minute.
  5. Spread the cream sauce onto one side of each of the tortillas.
  6. Now assemble the lasagna. Pour half of the filling mix in the bottom of the dish, top with 5 corn tortillas. Add the rest of the filling. Top with the 5 tortillas.
  7. Cover with foil and bake for 25 minutes. Remove from oven and top with green onion and remaining cilantro for garnish.


4 Comments on "Healthy Tex-Mex Lasagna"

  1. Becky  June 19, 2014

    I'm a little confused by the nutritional info: it says "Cho: 22 g," then later says, "Cholesterol: 0 mg" …. is "Cho" in fact "Carbohydrates"?

    • SkinnyMs  June 20, 2014

      Becky, Thanks for noticing that. Yes, it's carbohydrates and has now been corrected:).

  2. Teresa  June 23, 2014

    where is the brown sugar in the recipe list? is it agave nectar?

    • SkinnyMs  June 23, 2014

      Teresa, A touch of agave nectar is used, yes. No brown sugar.


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