Low Carb Gluten Free Lasagne

If you think eating healthy food means you have to sacrifice taste and give up your favourite meals, think again! Our grain-free, low carb lasagne will keep your tastebuds satisfied without having to worry about your waistline.
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 30 mins
Resting Time: 10 mins
Serves: 4
Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Dietary Requirements: Gluten Free

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil
  • 1 brown onion finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 1 carrots finely chopped
  • 1 stalk celery finely chopped
  • 4 cup mushrooms quartered
  • 700 g lamb mince
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 teaspoon chilli flakes
  • 700 g tomato passata
  • 400 g crushed tomato
  • 600 g ricotta cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 6 zucchini shaved into long slices and patted dry with paper towel
  • 1/2 bunch fresh basil leaves picked
  • 40 g parmesan cheese finely grated
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 200°C and brush a rectangular ovenproof dish with oil.
  • Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat and cook onion, garlic, carrot, celery and mushrooms until softened.
  • Turn heat to high and add mince, thyme and chilli and cook through, breaking up clumps for five minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Stir through passata/tomato sauce and crushed tomatoes and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • In a bowl, combine ricotta cheese, egg and nutmeg and mix together until smooth.
  • Cover the base of the baking dish with a third of the zucchini slices, then meat sauce, ricotta mixture and basil leaves.
  • Repeat layers two times. Add final layer of zucchini slices and top with sauce and sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
  • Bake for 20 minutes and rest for 10 minutes before serving.

NB: All main course recipes use quantities from the ‘Female Healthy Weight Maintenance’ Stream of the 28 By Sam Wood program. So if you’re a male, feel free to bulk it up.

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Posted by Sam Wood

Father and husband, on a mission to help people move more, eat better and make a positive change. Sam Wood has over 18 years experience in the health and fitness industry, and is recognised as one of Australia’s leading experts and media commentators. He is also the founder and trainer at Australia’s number one online fitness and nutrition program, and owner of Australia’s largest personal training studio, The Woodshed.