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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
  • Calories 545.7
  • Total Fat 20.2 g
  • Saturated Fat 6.5 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 2.6 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 6.5 g
  • Cholesterol 77.4 mg
  • Sodium 1,189.2 mg
  • Potassium 1,025.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 60.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber 15.1 g
  • Sugars 1.0 g
  • Protein 34.9 g
  • Vitamin A 34.5 %
  • Vitamin B-12 5.7 %
  • Vitamin B-6 25.9 %
  • Vitamin C 32.8 %
  • Vitamin D 0.6 %
  • Vitamin E 9.5 %
  • Calcium 22.8 %
  • Copper 25.3 %
  • Folate 41.6 %
  • Iron 36.7 %
  • Magnesium 29.1 %
  • Manganese 38.9 %
  • Niacin 23.4 %
  • Pantothenic Acid 11.2 %
  • Phosphorus 40.0 %
  • Riboflavin 18.1 %
  • Selenium 37.2 %
  • Thiamin 24.6 %
  • Zinc 24.8 %
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Calories in Mexican Lasagna

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Calories per Ingredient

Here are the foods from our food nutrition database that were used for the nutrition calculations of this recipe.

Calories per serving of Mexican Lasagna

132 calories of Ground Turkey, (0.17 unit, yield from 1 lb raw)

130 calories of Whole Wheat Tortilla, medium (45g), (1 serving)

125 calories of Beans, black, (94.67 grams)

77 calories of Cheddar Cheese, (0.17 cup, shredded)

26 calories of Tomato Sauce, (0.33 cup)

20 calories of Olive Oil, (0.50 1tsp)

14 calories of Onions, raw, (0.33 medium (2-1/2" dia))

12 calories of Stewed Tomatoes, (47.33 grams)

4 calories of Chili powder, (0.50 tsp)

4 calories of Cumin seed, (0.50 tsp)

2 calories of Garlic, (0.50 clove)


Nutrition & Calorie Comments  

This was very good but it is a lot of calories. The amount of the serving is large though so perhaps the serving size could be decreased to decrease the calories. Submitted by:
HEALTHYDESIRE

(4/9/10)
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I have made Mexican Lasagna before. My recipe includes a layer of sauted peppers & onions, just to get more veggies. We also like spicy so I add some hot suace and hot salsa to the ground turkey after cooking and draining it. Yum! I also use whole wheat tortillas for the extra fiber & health benefit Submitted by:
MYDONNA13

(4/2/10)
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Can Chef Megan make us an alternative low calorie recipe? 545 is way too much for one serving. Submitted by:
MY-2-GIRLZ

(1/14/10)
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Is there a way to cut all that salt? Submitted by:
NITAINMN

(12/28/09)
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sounds good, but the calories and sodium and cholesterol make it seem not very "diet -friendly"--might do like someone said --adjust my other meals to make room for this one. Submitted by:
FAYBEE3

(12/26/09)
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This is an awesome recipe and it allows for personal tweaking in many ways. I also am questioning the calorie and fat info--I am going to recalculate this because this doesn't match many of my recipes with similar ingredients. Submitted by:
ENUFF81020

(12/26/09)
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I make this with turkey, chicken or ground beef. use meat & seasoning, tortillas, beans and cheese. Tortilla on bottom, beans, meat then chese in layers cover dish with glad wrap and microwave about 10 minutes YUMMMy. Cheesier flavor-blend cottage cheese wth cheese til smooth adds protein Submitted by:
LADILYNNE

(10/28/09)
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547 calories in one recipe????? I don't care how good it tastes, that is way too much for me! Submitted by:
SUNNYARIZONA

(10/28/09)
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If I were to make this dish I would definately look at ways to reduce the large amount of sodium. Submitted by:
BARBARA-ANNE

(10/28/09)
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I loved this but don't see where the fat and calories are so high. Has anyone rechecked these calculations? It sure doesn't seem like it is higher than a regular lasagna which is about what this add up to. I don't trust these figures Submitted by:
JFAULKS

(6/6/09)
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My husband and I relly liked this recipe. Even my 97 year old mother in-law liked it. I only made a couple of little changes to reduce the sodium (like no salt tomatoes), but nothing major. I think next time I might even spice things up a little more with extra chili powder, green chilis or salsa. Submitted by:
DILBERTA

(5/29/09)
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love lasagna but way way to many calories Submitted by:
IAM2Q2BFAT

(5/22/09)
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Loved it! I made it for a party and nobody knew it was made with ground turkey! Yes, it's not DIET food, but this site preaches portion control and calorie counting, not abstinence. Definately making this again! Submitted by:
WCWSTINGERGIRL

(5/22/09)
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Sorry, I don't dare try this recipe! Have Meniere's disease and I'm restricted to 1500 grams of sodium a day. It would be nice to find low fat, low sodium recipes. Submitted by:
DARFAND

(5/22/09)
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I made this and it is delicious. Yes it is higher in fat and calories, but I plan my whole day at once and make allowances somewhere else for the extras. Very tasty and feels like you are eating something sinful. Submitted by:
SBATES63

(5/22/09)
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This is a great recipe...Had to tweek it a bit to cut down sodium, carbs and calories and did my own black beans night before...I also microwaved it instead of oven...It reminds me of my pampered chef recipe I make at my shows...Love the black beans in it... Submitted by:
JOANN6367

(5/22/09)
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You really don't need oil to saute onion. You can also greatly reduce the calories by using corn tortillas. Too much cheese! Try a dollop of fat free sour cream when serving instead. This recipe is too high in calories for me. Submitted by:
KIDSATHART

(5/22/09)
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Sounds great, but way too much fat Submitted by:
JR06478

(5/22/09)
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I have made this 3 or 4 times so far and love it. I notice that alot of people think its to high in fat and calories but I make it into 10 meals not 6 and have some veggies with it and that's plenty of food and cuts the calories way down. Submitted by:
TAHOROBIN

(1/16/09)
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This sounds good, but is a bit high in fat. I would use vegetarian crumble or "chicken style" seitan, cut the cheese in half and use crushed tomatoes or low sodium tomato juice instead of tomato sauce. That would help cut the fat, caloroes and sodium and it would still taste great. Submitted by:
ZELDA1113

(1/1/09)
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I will definitely try this. We bought five turkeys on sale for 49 cents a pound after Thanksgiving so interesting turkey recipees are appreciated! As for the calories, I will probably consider this to have 8 servings rather than six to cut back on calories. Submitted by:
POSITIVELYJOY

(12/25/08)
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I made this and my fiance and son were both thrilled. I am gluten sensitive so I ate the filling without the tortillas. The tortilla layers really make a delicious difference so I recommend eating this as is. Maybe a little fat free sour cream as well. Submitted by:
SATIA62

(12/9/08)
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tried this tonight... we all loved it, including all the kids! someone mentioned that it was high in fat, but that's gotta be because of the black beans... and they ARE a good source of fiber!! Submitted by:
GEENEEREE

(12/1/08)
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I tried it tonight and it was delicious. It was the first time my family and I had black beans (Beans are very unpopular in Qu├ębec, I don't know why!). Every one loved it! Of course, it has a lot of calories, but since it tastes so good, I'll keep it for the special nights! Submitted by:
MARLINSTI

(11/22/08)
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I have a slightly different version that is faster. Brown the meat, add the black beans, some low sodium salsa & frozen corn. Put some salsa in the bottom of the pan, then layer in your ww tortillas (I find that cutting them in half works great), 1/2 the meat bean combo, cheese & repeat. Bake 15 min Submitted by:
BCHASE04

(11/19/08)
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This is wonderful. I used La Tortilla Low Carb tortillas and they made this dish very low carb. We loved it. I still have some left over in the fridge and it's great the second and third time around. Yummy and easy. Submitted by:
JULES362

(11/18/08)
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This is a recipe that I will make later this week when we have company over for dinner. It sounds like it will be a hit with everyone in my house! I halved the serving size (plenty!) and thereby cut the calories in half! Submitted by:
DMSGLASS

(11/18/08)
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Sounds delicious and yes, very healthy for a lasagna if you use 93% lean ground turkey, low fat or fat free cheeses. Instead of six, cut it into nine slices. People need to stop complaining. It's all tweakable. Submitted by:
MINI-ME-2B

(11/18/08)
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to many calories and carbs. Submitted by:
AWAITING1

(11/18/08)
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This was great, very filling. I used Joseph's Whole Wheat tortillas (tons of fiber and protein, low cal) and this definetly makes at least 8 hearty servings. Can't wait to make it again! Submitted by:
LGERMANO3

(5/27/08)
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550 calories is a sensible amount for a main meal when you're aiming for betwwen 1200-1800 in a day, so go ahead and enjoy - yummy!! Submitted by:
POLSKARENIA

(5/23/08)
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My first time commenting--I want to thank all who make suggestions to recipes. Especially want to thank MSPENCER79 for nutritional info on chicken breasts. I am on WW and have lost 138 lbs. so I really like when pts are noted. Submitted by:
CHERYLNET

(5/22/08)
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Going to try this. To cut fat use fat free cheddar and low fat tortillas. I make my own beans from dried beans for lower sodium too. Decrease the meat and add more beans for less fat too. Submitted by:
CHERYL002

(5/22/08)
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I just made it and it was fantastic! I used a 9x13 pan and it is easily 12 servings, much more fitting for my calorie budget than the 6 servings. Definitely making it again. Submitted by:
GGREENE

(11/25/07)
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This sounds really delicious. Ground turkey could be both light and dark which is possibly where a lot of the fat comes from. I always make sure I buy ground white turkey; that definitely cuts out the fat. I'd recalculate from that info. I will definitely make this!!! Submitted by:
SOUTHERNWINGZ

(11/24/07)
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