Zucchini Lasagna

The way we like our zucchini lasagna includes a little bit of pasta. So it is not carb-less it is simply low carb. This makes a healthier version of a traditional lasagna.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Servings 8
Calories 444 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
  

  • 2 Zucchini
  • 10 Lasagna Noodles
  • 1 Lb Ground pork
  • 1 Cup Spinach
  • 1 Cup Ricotta Cheese
  • 1 Cup Mozzarella Cheese
  • 3 Ounces Provolone Cheese
  • 1.5 Cups Tomato Sauce
  • 1 Onion
  • 1/2 Cup Mushrooms
  • 1/8 Cup Parsley
  • 1 Cup Peppers
  • 2 Garlic

Instructions
 

  • Start a stock pot of boiling salted water on the stove tor the lasagna noodles
  • Add the sausage to a hot skillet
  • Brown the sausage
  • Once the sausage has browned add the peppers and onions
  • When the peppers and onions are glistening you can add the mushrooms and the garlic
  • You water should be boiling in the pot now so add your lasagna noodles
  • Par cook the lasagna noodles they should be just bendable, do not overcook
  • Remove them carefully and place into a large mixing bowl
  • Remove the meat mixture from the skillet and place into another bowl
  • Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees F
  • Add a small amount of sauce to the lasagna pan
  • Add in the 1st layer of noodles
  • Add dollops of ricotta so it will spread easily
  • Add some of the provolone and shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Add some of the meat mixture
  • Layer some spinach and zucchini
  • Add some sauce
  • Repeat until you have no more room or until you run out of ingredients
  • Add noodles and zucchini to the top layer
  • Top with sauce and cheese Add salt and pepper
  • Cover with aluminum foil and cook for 60 minutes uncover for another 10 minutes or until the lasagna reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees F

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Notes

How you layer is up to you. As long as you add the sauce with noodles  to the bottom and end up with some noodles for the top. 
This makes 2 medium sized lasagnas 
This dish freezes well so make at least two others

Nutrition

Calories: 444kcalCarbohydrates: 34gProtein: 25gFat: 23gSaturated Fat: 11gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 75mgSodium: 451mgPotassium: 664mgFiber: 3gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 1126IUVitamin C: 31mgCalcium: 256mgIron: 2mg
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