Zucchini Lasagna

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This zucchini lasagna is layers of delicious thinly sliced zucchini with three different types of cheese and the perfect meat sauce to top it all off! This is a perfect low carb option on weeknights when you don’t want to have as many carbs but still wants something hearty and satisfying.

Zucchini Lasagna

Prep Time 15 min Cook Time 45 min Total Time 1 hr Servings: 9 Calories: 315 kcal

Description

This zucchini lasagna is layers of delicious thinly sliced zucchini with three different types of cheese and the perfect meat sauce to top it all off! This is a perfect low carb option on weeknights when you don’t want to have as many carbs but still wants something hearty and satisfying.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Prepare the sauce if you haven’t already. Normally we will make the sauce a day or two ahead before we make this recipe. The full recipe is linked below. If you are using store bought sauce no need to warm it up.

  2. Preheat oven to 350F degrees. Spray a 9x9 inch pan with cooking spray.

  3. Cut zucchini into 1/8 in slices. Sprinkle salt over them zucchini slices. Then layer them on a kitchen towel to drain out excess water. Let them sit for about 10 minutes.

  4. In a medium bowl, mix ricotta cheese, 1 cup of Parmesan cheese, black pepper, Italian seasoning and a small pinch of salt, set aside.

  5. Place about 1/4 cup of the sauce on the bottom of the dish. Then add about 1/3 of the zucchini slices of top of the sauce. Spread 1/3 of the ricotta over the zucchini, then top with mozzarella cheese. Repeat the layers, and end with adding mozzarella cheese and parmesan cheese.

  6. Cover and bake in the over for 30 minutes. Then uncover and bake for an additional 15-20 minutes until the top is golden brown. Sprinkle parsley on top and let stand for 6-8 minutes. Cut into even slices and serve!

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 315

Keywords: Healthy Dish, Healthy Meals, Low Carb Meals
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