The BEST Low-Carb Zucchini Lasagna Recipe That Tastes Like The Real Deal

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I love pasta, but pasta doesn't love me. If I eat it as consistently as I would like to, the spikes in blood glucose and insulin always lead to breakouts and bloating. In fact, studies have actually found increased insulin levels are directly tied to acne.(1)


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But I love pasta. Especially lasagna. And this Halloween, I want to be able to make a big ol' dish of lasagna to share with my family, but not feel AWFUL the next day. And boy, have I found the perfect recipe. Enter my low-carb Zucchini Lasagna recipe. Whip this up on Halloween and your friends and family won't even realize they're not eating pasta.


This recipe comes in at around 15g net carbohydrates and 35g of protein per serving. Meaning you're going to be feeling perfectly satiated after this meal!


If you're vegetarian, you can feel free to swap out the turkey for 2 cups cooked lentils, although be aware that this will significantly increase the starch content of the meal. You can also try completely removing the turkey all-together.


Check out the full recipe below!


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Keto Lasagna Zucchini

Zucchini Sundried Tomato Lasagna

Serves 5


Ingredients:

3 large zucchini, thinly sliced into long strips

1 pound ground turkey

1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper

1/2 tsp. garlic powder

1 Tbsp. olive oil

pinch of sea salt

pinch of black pepper


Cheese Layer Ingredients:

9 oz. ricotta (grass-fed)

2 oz. pecorino, grated + extra for sprinkling

1 egg

4 cloves garlic, finely chopped

pinch of sea salt

pinch of black pepper


Sundried Tomato Sauce Ingredients:

1 cup sundried tomatoes, roughly chopped

1 Tbsp. olive oil (can also use the oil from the sundried tomatoes)

1/2 cup cannellini beans, cooked

3 Tbsp. tomato paste

5 cloves garlic, finely chopped

pinch of sea salt

pinch of black pepper

optional 1/4 cup water if sauce needs thinning.