Low Carb Pasta Free Lasagna

Low Carb Pasta Free Lasagna Recipe

Servings 6-8


2 Medium Zucchini

1 Large Eggplant (or two medium)

1lb lean ground beef

24oz Italian tomato sauce or favorite brand spaghetti sauce

15oz Ricotta cheese

2 cups Mozzarella, Parmigiano Reggiano, or Pecorino Romano cheese

2 cloves garlic

Salt and Pepper (to taste)

Slice zucchini and eggplant (length wise) approximately a quarter-inch thick (Use mandolin if available for even slices). Salt and pepper zucchini and eggplant and grill on high for about 2-3 minutes per side. Set aside.

Saute ground beef and add garlic. Cook until browned. Add tomato sauce and simmer for 5-10 minutes.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

In a casserole dish, put one layer of zucchini and or eggplant. Ladle sauce over layer and add 1/2 ricotta and 2/3 Italian cheese. Continue to layer saving a little of the cheese to top. Cover and bake for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes add remaining cheeses and broil for about 5 minutes or until browned.

As always, if you like this receipe, FOOD-IT-FORWARD! 🙂

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