Low Fat Lasagna

Lasagna is  one of the most favorite pasta recipes and I believe some of you love it too. However, eating lasagna for us diabetics is not so healthy. This is why some food geeks try their best to make something tolerable for us. Presenting: Low Fat Lasagna! Now you enjoy healthy lasagna like others.

Also Read: Simple Paleo Recipes

Ingredients:

12 ounces lean ground beef
1/2 cup chopped onion (1 medium)
1/2 cup finely chopped carrot (1 medium)
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 can Italian-style tomato sauce
1 can tomato paste
1/2 cup water
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
9 lasagna noodles (preferably low-carb pasta)
1 beaten egg
1 (15-ounce) carton light ricotta cheese or low-fat cottage cheese, drained
Nonstick cooking spray
1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
1/4 cup grated Parmesan or Romano cheese

Directions:

For sauce

1. In a large saucepan cook ground beef, onion, carrot, and garlic over medium-high heat until meat is brown and vegetables are tender. Drain off fat. Stir in the tomato sauce, tomato paste, water, and pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Also Read: Simple Paleo Recipes

For Pasta

1.Cook the lasagna noodles according to the package directions. Drain noodles; rinse with cold water. Drain well; set aside. For cheese filling, in a small bowl stir together the egg and ricotta cheese.
2.Lightly coat a baking dish with cooking spray. Layer 3 noodles in the prepared baking dish. Spread with a third of the cheese filling. Top with a third of the sauce and a third of the mozzarella cheese. Repeat layers twice. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
3.Bake, covered, in a 190°C oven for 20 minutes. Uncover and bake for 5 minutes more or until heated through. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

Source: http://www.cooksrecipes.com/gmeat/layers_of_lasagna_recipe.html


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2 Responses to “Low Fat Lasagna”

  1. Jayne June 23, 2013 at 10:02 am #

    Hi, can I prepare this without baking??

    • Vince September 4, 2013 at 1:35 pm #

      I think you still have to bake it based on the instructions in the box of lasagna. What matters however is the ingredients.

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