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Keto Lasagna

By Jason Fung, MD

Keto Lasagna

This low-carb lasagna uses a simple noodle replacement that once it’s covered in meat and cheese, feels just like pasta. It’s the comforting dish you no longer have to crave. Be sure to buy a tomato sauce that doesn’t have any added sugar to ensure it’s Keto friendly! Recipe from Delish
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 10 mins
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Dinners + Mains
Cuisine American, Italian, Mediterranean
Servings 8
Calories 590 kcal

Ingredients
  

For the Noodles

  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella
  • 1/2 cup parmesan freshly grated
  • salt
  • pepper

For the Filling

  • 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1/2 medium yellow onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 3/4 cup marinara
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • pinch red pepper flakes crushed
  • 16 oz ricotta
  • 1 1/2 cup mozzarella shredded
  • 1/2 cup parmesan freshly grated
  • parsley freshly chopped for garnish

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Line a large baking sheet with parchment and grease with cooking spray. In a microwave safe bowl, melt cream cheese, mozzarella, and Parmesan together. Add eggs and and mix until incorporated. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Spread onto prepared baking sheet and bake until golden and set, 15 to 20 minutes. Let cool.
  • In a large skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add onion and cook until soft, 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, 1 minute more. Add tomato paste and mix until onion is well coated.
  • Add ground beef and season with salt and pepper. Cook, breaking meat up with a wooden spoon until no longer pink, 6 minutes. Drain.
  • Return skillet to stove and add marinara. Heat until warmed through. Season with oregano, salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes.
  • Cut noodles in half widthwise, then cut each half into 3 pieces. Spoon a small amount of sauce into an 8” baking pan and place 2 noodles in bottom of dish. Spread a third of the ricotta over noodles then layer a third of the meat mixture on top, and sprinkle with a third of the shredded mozzarella. Repeat to make 2 more layers. Top with Parmesan.
  • Bake until cheese is melty and sauce is bubbly, 30 minutes.
  • Garnish with parsley before serving.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Keto Lasagna
Amount per Serving
Calories
590
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
46
g
71
%
Saturated Fat
 
24
g
150
%
Cholesterol
 
217
mg
72
%
Sodium
 
847
mg
37
%
Potassium
 
437
mg
12
%
Carbohydrates
 
7
g
2
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
3
g
3
%
Protein
 
36
g
72
%
Vitamin A
 
1293
IU
26
%
Vitamin C
 
3
mg
4
%
Calcium
 
570
mg
57
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword American, Dinners + Mains, Italian, Mediterranean
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Jason Fung, MD

By Jason Fung, MD

Jason Fung, M.D., is a Toronto-based nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a world leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets.

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