I used cottage cheese instead of ricotta and substituted mushrooms for the meat. I think this my favourite recipe on your site! It is labor intensive! I don't even like zucchini and I loved it. I’m wondering if adding mushrooms would help or if I should just add one or two layers of noodles. If so how? 2-3, sliced lengthwise about 1/4-inch thick or less. ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes. This is a great recipe. Allrecipes has more than 20 trusted zucchini lasagna recipes complete with ratings, reviews, and cooking tips. Absolutely delicious! I almost never use it in ricotta as I like mine more soft and creamy. I have made this once and tasted it twice. Delicious!! First, the recipe is fabulous! Great recipe, a keeper for us. Thank you! If you are freezing in a metal pan I think you could be ok putting it in the oven directly. This reminds me of another trick I live by: while I'm not a big fan of spiralized zucchini on their own, I find that when I mix them with a smallish portion of spaghetti (I add the zucchini on the last minute of the pasta cooking time) for some reason they become very similar in texture and flavour! It was the best lasagna I’ve ever eaten…and I’ve eaten a lot of different ones, as lasagna is my favorite! It’s too cold for me to go out and mess with the grill! The same can be applied to eggplant and other squash. I would highly recommend grilling the zucchini first, as Gina instructs. Any suggestions on how I should handle the zucchini before using it in the lasagna dish, if I have sliced it with the mandolin then frozen it (raw)? It is so much easier than grilling and it always comes out amazing. Or if I made it, would it be ok to reheat without freezing? Sure it would. Delicious. Elegant Video. Thank you! I can see how this recipe would be easy to tweak. Thanks so much “skinnytaste” Mj Van Krugel, Huntington Beach, Calif. A little frustrated that I looked at the total time as I started and it said total time 70 minutes. My husband, who I am trying to introduce to healthy, tasty eating, likes it and my one year old eats it all- and we normally cannot get him to eat meat! I used Rao’s marinara (2g net per 1/2 cup) because I was out of canned tomatoes. This low carb lasagna is gluten free and so delicious! this was delicious! Turned out really good. Just wanted to share this tip to cut down on prep time. By replacing the lasagna noodles with thin sliced zucchini you can create a delicious, lower carb (gluten-free) lasagna that's loaded with vegetables – you won't miss the pasta! Any advice on freezing this? I was very impressed. I think next time I won't add salt to the sause since the zuks are salted in the process of getting the moisture out. I still layered and it is cooking now. It was a hit. I’ve made a few and all were great. I calculated 7 blue points with my adjustments. Also in that recipe you say to par boil the zucchini first. I would like to make more freezer meals but to be honest I’m just not sure how exactly to do them. I make your zucchini taco boats regularly, and I noticed that this recipe doesn’t require parboiling the zucchini before putting them in the oven. Although my husband is allergic to onions, so I had to leave that out, this was delicious. I was wondering the same thing as I was scooping. Thanks for sharing! Noodle-less Zucchini Lasagna we LOVE this noodle-less lasagna in my home (including my picky husband). The only thing I would be concerned about it liquid from the zucchini if it sits for that long. Bland bland bland bland cheese ,bland tomatoes ,bland veggie just a bland dish.but I told my wife it was great lol, Pingback: Zucchini Pork Dumplings – Site Title. Also used ground turkey inseam of beef and it was amazing! I have to say I was skeptical about using zucchini as noodles in lasagna. I was worried as I didn’t have any garlic, but instead used garlic powder., and since there wasn’t any to soften I put all of the ingredients into a bowl, stirred and microwaved for a couple of minutes to warm it up. If you use fat free mozzarella even with the 1 layer of noodles it still comes out to 9 points per serving. This recipe is GREAT!!! I only have a charcoal grill, but do you think microwaving on paper towels could have a similar effect? One or two? Skinnytaste Noodle-less Zucchini Lasagna. One with chicken and riced cauliflower. This is better than eggplant parmesan in my opinion!! I cannot say enough how great this was. I have made this recipe too many times to count! I didn't have a mandoline so I just used a peeler to cut the zucchini super thin. Great recipe and so delicious!! I was surprised that I didn’t miss the pasta! I didn’t even miss the noodles. I have been a devout follower for quite some time and love your recipes. Have the pickiest 2 year old daughter on the planet and she absolutely adored this! Worth the time and effort. I planned to use low fat cottage cheese in place of some of the cheese, but I grabbed a large tub of sour cream (thinking it was cottage cheese…which I found I didn’t have) and used that instead. I freeze the extra sauce in one cup measures and it is good for many other dishes. It took me over an hour to prep the dish, but so worth every minute! This was a big hit with my family! It came out great and was awesome in the final product. It is worth the work, and easier if you have a helper to grill the zucchini while you’re working on the sauce and making the cheese mixture. I knew something didn't seem right as I was mixing the cheese. It was really good. I think the first layer of pasta helped soak up some “water” and provided a solid layer for serving it. I look forward to making this dish. I’m planning to make this again for some vegetarian friends who are coming to watch the presidential debate on Wednesday. Thanx for fantastic recipies ???? It is yummy! Won’t be repeating this one…. Baby bellas would be nice and you wont even miss the meat! I don’t even miss the pasta, in fact I think I really like this version much better! I’ve had a few friends say it’s the best lasagna (of any kind) that they’ve ever had. How did you do zucchini in oven first? Ugh, the spell checker changed “zuke” to duke….. same happened several sentences down…. It look so delicious! I also prefer all the mozzarella on the top. I live in an apartment and do not have a grill. I made this today! Amazing recipe. Think I could grill the zucchini tonight, keep it in the fridge and assemble everything tomorrow? I just want to thank you for this recipe. It was perfect! Suffice it to say, there are more people coming to this blog! I was surprised at how filling a portion was. I will slice the zucchini a little bit thicker so they are more substantial. Grilling the zucchini is brilliant. #laboroflove, Your recipes are wonderful! I'm not a big fan of the vegan soy cheeses, but it seems like it would need something to hold it together. Thanks for sharing! Hi Gina. They only take a minute on each side on the grill. Any suggestions on what can I use the hallowed-out flesh for? I love the fact that this Zucchini Lasagna boat recipe is low in carbs, keto-friendly, and Gluten-free.What’s there to not like about this recipe. Thanks. I didn't have a grill pan or grill so I baked the zuchinni to get rid of the access water. However it has been just too rainy lately and doesn't seem to be clearing up anytime soon… ): Is there another option instead of grilling the zucchini? You don't even feel/taste a difference between the zuccini and regular lasagna noodles It takes a lot of time though, 1 1/2 to 2 hrs – but it's totally worth it . A favorite for us though! Left them on a paper towel all afternoon before putting it all together. I could have eaten the filling and gladly drank the marina. I’ve made this several times and it is delicious! Have you ever tried adding the scooped out centers of the zucchini into the filling? If I used store bought marinara, how much should I use? My zucchini hating boyfriend ate it and said (while he didn't love it), he'd eat it again. Well it's zucchini so keep that in mind! I do not have a grill pan so I just used a large fry pan and quick seared each side. When we crave italian this is the go to recipe. The zuccini slices were a perfect alternative to lasagna sheets but I may cut out cheese from the bottom layers from now on and just stick to the sauce and ricotta mixture. >:(. Thanks for taking the time to make such delicious recipes and allowing us all into your kitchen! I’m trying to do a bunch of advanced meal prep for family and easy cook/heat up, curious to know how to plan time for this one. Made this for dinner tonight and OMGOSH it was fabulous! I made this tonight for supper and hubby and I loved it! DELICIOUS! SHARE + Ingredients. Amazing, going to make it again! The lasagna wasn’t runny at all. Also, there was no way I could fill a 9×12 pan with the three zucchini, especially after they reduced in size from grilling. I use ground turkey and no salt added tomatoes. This recipe not only made it but sitting on top so it can be made first. I added a red and orange pepper and Vidalia onion using the mandolin. I made this tonight and while it did taste good, I will never make it again. We absolutely LOVE this recipe. I made this using  using egg plant instead of the zucchini.. However, the other night I tried spiralizing the large carrots and couldn’t even make a dent. THINK LIKE A NURSE! I have made this before without the grilling part, and it was slightly watery as you mentioned. Thanks in advance. Garfield would go crazy for this! I made the Zucchini Lasagna and it was amazing! Hoping for the best! The second time I followed the recipe and only used 1 lb and it seemed a lot drier and a bit too salty. I used blocs ground crumbles turned out great! I have never commented on a recipe before but this was so delicious i felt the need to share!! I salt it and weight it down in a wide colander to drain for about 30-40 minutes while I prep the rest. This was really tasty! LOL Plus, I was worried about there being too much sauce since it was so bubbly near the end of baking, but letting it bake uncovered the last 10 minutes, and then sit, really took care of that! I’ve been making this for more than a year. I have a ton of fresh tomatoes that need to be used up, could I use them in place of the canned tomatoes or do you suggest I stick with the canned? Delicious! I used a 10" x 14" pan–How many points would this be for a serving and how big is the serving? TY. In my experience they substitute very well for ground meats. Made this lastnight and it was absolutely amazing. Also, would using the forman grill to grill the zucchini work? This thing was the best dish I’ve made on keto – finished the whole thing in 5 days. Hollowed out zucchini boats stuffed with a veggie lasagna filling, all baked in the oven with melted … As in better than any lasagna I’ve ever made (regular or zucchini)! (I am the veg). This lasagna recipe will replace my traditional recipe! Amazing recipe…especially for my celiac friends! Thank you, thank you, thank you! I could eat this every day and it’s the perfect thing to have at the end of a long day when I want to feel like I’m getting a treat for dinner but I want to reduce my carbs. Definitely need to grill zucchini after baking for 4 minutes and dry. To turn a phrase, Gina, “You are a perfect stranger.”. My husband bought unsalted tomatoes for the sauce, how much salt would you add? I made this recently but made a few small changes: cut back a little on the cheese (both of us had gastric bypass surgery so we need to watch the amount of fat per serving, though with smaller serving sizes it probably would have been okay as is), added an Italian herb blend and red pepper flakes as well as some pre-cooked mushrooms and rainbow chard (both drained of excess liquid) and it was VERY good. Great lasagna! Thanks for your recipes!! So good!! Absolutely delicious..made a couple of times..❤️. Parmesan. I made it tonight and used ground turkey. Your email address will not be published. Any recipe can be modified for different tastes/dietary requirements. Have you tried freezing this a reheating later? I have also made several of your recipes from your cookbook- AMAZING. Hi, I’m Gina Homolka, a busy mom of two girls, author and recipe developer here at Skinnytaste.com. I will definitely be making this again, thanks for sharing the recipe! How deep of a casserole dish do you recommend? Healthy lasagna recipe, made with zucchini! I made this layered in my crockpot……..I added some finely ground pepperoni, chopped fresh kale, 10 oz.drained frozen spinach,2 cooked and chopped sausage patties to my 1 # ground turkey. After I remove the amount needed for the lasagna, I add bone broth to the spaghetti part till I get the right consistency. In fact, my non-vegetarian family prefers it over regular lasagna! could I make this ahead of time, maybe a day or so before serving, what would you recommend, cooking it and freezing and then reheat or can it be refrigerated and cooked a day or two later? It is absolutely delicious. What Are the container counts for this recipe for 21 day fix? My partner loves this but is concerned about having too big of a portion–he measured about 2-2/3 cups for one serving. YUM!!! I'm in the process of making this right now, and it's smelling wonderful; however, 3 medium zuchinni weren't enough, I found. Just made this tonight and can say that it was really good. Also, I have a small grill pan so I can only grill 3-4 slices at a time and it’s time consuming, so if you have an outdoor grill, this could probably go much faster. It is soooooo gooood! Recipe from skinnytaste.com Zucchini Lasagna By replacing the lasagna noodles with thin sliced zucchini you can create a delicious, lower carb (gluten-free) lasagna that's loaded with vegetables – … This one is, well, AWESOME. Sorry. xxx. Next time, I will definitely use a mandala to cut the zucchini. Thanks a million for your delicious recipes using "real" food! hmm…, I always use tuttarosa. Jan 15, 2013 - This Pin was discovered by Sommer Terry. She helped me make them and was so proud to devour her delicious creation! Is this gluten free. Jan 29, 2017 - Jetzt noch das Hackfleisch durch Soja schnetze ersetzen und man kann das ganze ohne schlechtes Gewissen genießen :) Thanks, I love this! will have leftovers tonite. With all my beef recipes I used only half a pound of beef and substitute the other half with grated carrots. The only changes I made were to make it half ground beef and half ground turkey. Overall, the dish was awesome. I am making these tomorrow. Yum! You have to simmer the sauce for minimum 30 minutes, and then bake the lasagna for 60 minutes, so that’s 90 right there. It is a repeat for sure and I will make it completely vegetarian next time when I make it for my best friend. Made this as I have alot of zucchini. Thaw first or straight from the freezer? This time I didn't bother to salt/grill the zucchini. I love making your recipes. AAAAAAAAAAMAAAAAZING!! Noodle-less Zucchini Lasagna – we LOVE this noodle-less lasagna in my home (including my picky husband). I added a bay leaf when browning the ground beef and used a low carb/low sugar spaghetti sauce instead of the canned tomatoes. Without a doubt, I will make it again! Thanks again! I made this today…it was amazing!! Is there a reason for this? Your email address will not be published. With regular lasagna you typically layer the layers criss-crossed so it holds together better. This was delish! Pingback: The Every Hostess - 5 Healthy Dinner Party Recipes - The Every Hostess. I would be concerned with the type of pan that you are freezing it in. I used a store bought sauce instead of the home made one and it worked out perfectly! I want to make this but do you have grill the zucchini first? I didn’t grill the zucchini or salt them, I just blotted them with a paper towel (minimum effort) and put them on a baking sheet and put them in the oven at 375 for like 10ish mins and they dried out nicely and the lasagna wasn’t soupy or overly moist at all! Do you think it would still be good if I prepared it ahead of time, froze it and then baked it when we are ready to eat?Im just now learning to cook with zucchini so I am not sure how it holds up after freezing and then baking. This was a lot of work, grilling the zucchini, but well worth it! Made this last night and it was DELICIOUS! Mandolines can be difficult to learn how to use but are indispensable once you figure them out. Also, I added a layer of wilted spinach between the layers of meat/sauce/cheese, to add some more veggies and volume (plus felt like I was going to run out of zucchini slices!). Had to make this minor tweak to cut down on time. I made this, and used about a pound more zucchini than the recipe. The entire dish is a total of 51 points, so it depends on how many servings you got if you used the same amount of ingredients. in my book, it beats the original noodle lasagna. 1/4 cup. This is definitely a keeper. First – Thank you for this wonderfully delicious recipe I love it ! I absolutely love your blog- I have been following it for over 2 years since I did the WW program a few years ago and you helped me be successful with the program. Thanks again for your wonderful recipes. Will definitely be a repeat! Great Araz, I'm sure it would freeze just fine! It always comes out delicious. (:– Jessica. Oh wow this was so delicious and worth the effort! It is just myself and my boyfriend so we dont need all that food! It turned out amazing. I suggest doing your own calculations for accuracy. Can I bake the zucchini instead of grilling? Thanks for your advice Gina. I followed the recipe as closely as possible, even double checked everything, and I had barely enough filling and sauce to stuff 6 of my 8 zucchini boats… I measured the 1/4 cup and 1/8 cup for accuracy so the size of the zucchini shouldn’t have been a factor… Not sure what I did wrong. Thank you, Gina! Or put them in the oven straight from the freezer? Hopefully this will help cut the prep time for me on Christmas Day. This looks awesome! Pingback: 200 Cheap & Easy Low Carb Recipes - Prudent Penny Pincher. It did take awhile to prepare and I ran out of zucchini slices on the 2nd last layer (luckily I had a couple more in the fridge I was able to slice and grill up quickly) but this could have been my own fault for layering too many on the first 2 layers or just not choosing big enough zucchinis to start with. I’m excited to make this! Is there a way to cook this in an instant pot? I am making it for the second time tonight. They sell 93% grnd. We were both a bit skeptical, but it was So Delicious. On a gas grill or grill pan, grill zucchini on each side, until cooked, about 1 … That way the zucchini is still al dente after it’s baked. YUM! Thanks for showing us how to lighten up our favorite recipes! Do you think these would freeze well? :):). My sister dropped by while we were eating and said she wouldn't eat it because it was too healthy. I don’t like to give up, so I tested this over and over again until I got it perfect! I just made this for the 2nd time. I left the meat out to make this vegetarian and it was still delicious! Will make again for sure. Freeze after it has been cooked. Place 1/4 cup of sauce in the bottom of a 9 x 12″ baking dish, and place zucchini halves cut side up. Get recipes & exclusive content via email: You can unsubscribe anytime by clicking the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of emails you receive. Yours took over 70 minutes cooking time???? First salted the zucchini for at least 10 min (probably more) and wiped it dry before placing the slices on a baking sheet fitted with a rack. Still a bit watery even after salting and broiling the spinach, but no biggie. Since zucchini tends to be very watery, grilling it first is a must (I use my grill pan). For the ricotta, I made a cashew-based ricotta substitute that I found on the internet. thanks Gina! Pretty much followed all the directions. Help! I wouldn’t make it much more than 1 day ahead. I don’t have grill pan either. I’m making my second batch of the month later this week . I like to prepare meals over the weekend so during the week I can just pop them in the oven. Just a few tweaks to make, but overall a very tasty recipe! I knew these boats would be good but they were amazing. We’re not low carb but I have lots of Zukes and this is delicious!! In the cookbook it says a serving is 244 calories, here it says a serving is 345 calories. If you can't get past the texture, you can throw it in a food processor or Magic Bullet to smooth out the consistency. This was a little bit of work for me b/c it was my first time making it but holy crap…my husband and I loved it! I used a smaller deeper baking dish – which explains the extra liquid I had. Seriously one the best dishes I have made. Zucchini Lasagna is a delicious, low-carb, wheat-free and gluten-free lasagna that’s loaded with vegetables, it’s SOOO good you won’t miss the pasta! I had to slice up one more to have enough to cover,and I had to use more ricotta (actually, I used cottage cheese, because my husband has some sort of aversion to ricotta. Eggplant sounds great, too! This looks delicious. Can this be made 2 days ahead of time and baked the day of??? I’ve always wanted to try this and now I will, with many awesome lunches freezer-ready!! Blotted dry after. So, I suggest maybe changing it to “1 can (28 oz) for those of us who are first time saucers. I know I can get vegan mozzarella cheese, just wasn't sure about the ricotta and Parmesan. Would love to try it with some eggplant layered in too! I made this last night using Italian sausage instead of beef. Pingback: TOP 30 EASY KETO CASSEROLE RECIPES FOR WEIGHT LOSS - Healthy Mega. Didn't have fresh garlic so I seasoned my turkey meat with garlic powder (about 2tsp). It's nice to see that I can forgo standard (or polenta) lasagna and end up with something both hearty and tasty. Hi Gina! I've also made this in the past using both zucchini and sliced eggplant for the "noodles" – prepared the same way – and it came out great! I am not on a diet…. My husband LOVED it! You could also use … The recipe itself is a little misleading. I make a version of this and just slice the zucchini. Took quite some time to make – but well worth it! The lasagna came out amazing. I make this at least once a week and I slice my zuchinni into a 13×9 dish, sprinkle salt on it as I go. It was wonderful! This one goes to the top and am looking forward to making zucchini tots next week. I use them for inspiration almost every day. We loved it and my boyfriend was pleasantly surprised with the grilled zucchini instead of the fried he would normally use for zucchini parm (he’s typically the chef). Made this this weekend and loved it! I doubled the meat and zucchini and used cottage cheese instead of ricotta (cheaper), but otherwise made the recipe as is. It is difficult to find keto-friendly recipes. In the first step are we just browning the meat or cooking all the way through? Pingback: Weight Watchers Meals with Points: 50 Delicious Recipes to Get Started. I baked ours for 40 minutes with foil to be sure the zucchini was very soft and then without foil for another 30 because we love our cheese well done and this was PERFECT. 2) double the meat and Zucchini (more layers) 3)  use Garlic jack cheese only on the top and omit the Parmigiano Reggiano. You could prep other steps while slices are in the oven. Broiled about 3 min per side. The only complaint or suggestion I have is to please modify the prep time. Your post mentions this is freezer friendly. At least he ate it! Maybe it’s better to spread the zucchini out more so you can get 3 layers, as there would have been plenty of sauce and cheese. My wife was full, but insisted on another piece anyways. Heat a large nonstick saute pan over medium heat, add oil, onion, garlic and red pepper and season with 1/8 tsp salt. My daughter also liked it. He even brags to his mother about it causing her to ask me for the recipe – something she would never ordinarily do. Nice roasted flavor adds depth. That helped. To freeze it I cover tightly in plastic wrap and then add a layer of foil. With these changes, my calorie count was 334/serving, 15g carbs, 19g fat, 29g protein. All thoughts are always my own. Just made this tonight! I always have this problem with regular lasagna also. Zucchini has a lot of water when cooked, salting it takes out a lot of moisture. I added 1/2 cup of red wine to my sauce and a pinch of nutmeg to my ricotta mixture. We’re having it again tomorrow and the rest will be frozen for another meal down the road. It has been much better but, having cooked professionally for years, I find the flavor of many WW recipes pale in comparison to (what I regard as) "real food." Taking this to a new mom and don't know if I should freeze and deliver or store in fridge until she is ready to bake it!? Yes. I cooked it covered until the last 5 minutes. I made my own marinara sauce just because there was no way I’m running to the store for a jar of sauce. I always add a layer of whole wheat lasagne noodles just to add a carb and for fullness. Someone above said lentils worked well too. Add the egg, zuchini, tomatoes, and parmesan cheese, and you are way over 275! Didn’t have a grill, so dried in oven on low an hour, then cooked on low on flat griddle on stovetop, squeezing out some of the moisture with a metal spatula. I also tried another recipe that I will leave a separate comment for and it is perfection as well. It was flavorful and held together nicely.

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