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Lean and Green Noodless Eggplant & Zucchini Lasagna

OPTAVIA Counts:

  • 1 Lean
  • 3 Green
  • 3 Condiment

Since I was a youngster, lasagna has been one of my favorites, and with this Noodles Eggplant & Zucchini Lasagna recipe, you can enjoy the same great flavor without the extra carbs! Is this possible for you to eat Italian cuisine every night? Make this Noodles Eggplant and Zucchini Lasagna and you’ll have a guilt-free Italian dinner that’s 100% nutritious and delicious!

  • Difficulty
    Hard
  • Servings
    4
  • Cooking Time
    60 MINUTES
  • Prep Time
    15 MINUTES

LEAN & GREEN NOODLESS EGGPLANT & ZUCCHINI LASAGNA

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 lbs Lean Ground Turkey
  • 1 1/2 cup Italian Tomato Sauce
  • 2 medium Zucchini
  • 1 large Eggplant
  • 1 1/2 cup Part-skim Ricotta
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan Cheese grated
  • 1 large Egg
  • 1 can Cooking spray
  • one cup of mozzarella

LEAN & GREEN NOODLESS EGGPLANT & ZUCCHINI LASAGNA

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 325°F.
  2. Slice zucchini (ends removed) vertically into 1/4-inch thick slices using a mandoline slicer or knife (may not use all of the zucchini pieces if they are not wide or long enough; keep them for another dish). Slice the widest section of an eggplant (ends removed) into 1/4-inch thick rounds lengthwise.
  3. Place sliced vegetables on baking sheets, and season with salt. Allow resting for 15 minutes.
  4. In a medium-sized skillet, brown the meat as soon as the vegetables have been removed from the heat. Add the tomato sauce and stir to combine. Set aside.
  5. Combine the ricotta, one cup of mozzarella, Parmesan, and egg in a medium-sized mixing bowl.
  6. To remove as much moisture and salt as possible, wipe vegetable pieces with paper towels.
  7. To prepare lasagna, spread one-third of the tomato meat mixture on the bottom of a lightly greased rectangular glass baking dish. Follow with a single layer of zucchini slices and another layer of eggplant rounds. Place one-half of the ricotta mixture on top. Repeat layers 2 times, alternating the zucchini slices and stacking them in opposite directions at the end (do not top with ricotta; you should be out of it by now). Top with remaining mozzarella cheese.
  8. Bake for 45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Allow cooling at least 15 minutes before serving.

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Optavia Lean and Green Recipes

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