Keto Zucchini Lasagna Recipe

Recipe Category: Lasagna


Keto Zucchini Lasagna Recipe


Serves: 9.

Meat Sauce.:

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 lb ground beef extra lean
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp oregano dried
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp hot sauce
  • 28 oz crushed tomatoes (1 can)

Zucchini “Pasta”.:

  • 3 large zucchini
  • 3 cups mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 2 cups mushrooms slices, I used white mushrooms
  • 1 1/2 cups ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • 1 tbsp parsley for garnish


  1. Make sauce: Add the olive oil to a large skillet and heat over medium heat
  2. Add onion and cook for a couple minutes until onion is soft
  3. Add garlic and ground beef and break the ground beef with a wooden spoon
  4. Cook until the meat is no longer pink
  5. Add bay leaves, cinnamon, oregano, pepper, hot sauce and stir
  6. Cook for a couple more minutes
  7. Add crushed tomatoes, stir and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes
  8. Prepare zucchini: While the sauce is simmering you can prepare the zucchini, by either using a knife to slice them or using a mandoline
  9. Slice the zucchini so they are about 1/8 of an inch in thickness
  10. Preheat oven to 375 F degrees
  11. Use a 9×13 inch baking dish
  12. Assemble lasagna: Start with a layer of zucchini slices
  13. Top the zucchini layer with a bit of mozzarella cheese and then a layer of mushroom slices
  14. Next add a layer of the meat sauce, followed by dollops of ricotta cheese
  15. Repeat so that you end up with 3 layers of zucchini
  16. When you get to the last layer of ricotta cheese, top with shredded mozzarella or slices of mozzarella cheese
  17. Finally sprinkle Parmesan cheese over the top
  18. Bake: Transfer the baking Bake for about 40 to 50 minutes or until the top is starting to get golden and the cheese is bubbly
  19. Garnish with parsley
  20. Allow the lasagna to sit and settle for about 10 to 15 minutes before slicing into it and serving

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