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No Noodle Lasagna
Source: Benetfits Pulse

Zucchini takes the places of noodles in this delicious, healthy lasanga.

Rating:
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 8 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 490.2
Total Carbs 33.5 g
Dietary Fiber 7.6 g
Sugars 15.6 g
Total Fat 20.6 g
Saturated Fat 9.3 g
Unsaturated Fat 1.2 g
Potassium 1212.0 mg
Protein 44.9 g
Sodium 634.0 mg
Dietary Exchanges
2 Fat , 5 1/2 Vegetables , 3 Meat , 1 1/2 Lean Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Servings
Ingredients

2 lb  extra lean ground beef (5% fat)
2 tbsp  olive oil
1 each  medium onions
1 each  medium bell peppers
3 each  medium garlic cloves
16 oz  no-salt tomato sauce
6 oz  unsalted tomato paste
0 1/2 cup  red wine
1 tbsp  dried basil
1 tbsp  ground oregano
0 1/2 tsp  fennel seed
1 tsp  hot red pepper flakes
4 oz  liquid egg substitute
2 cup  Cheese, ricotta, whole milk
0 1/4 cup  chopped parsley
1 tsp  salt
1 tsp  black pepper
1 cup  fresh mushroom slices
2 each  large zucchini
10 oz  fresh baby spinach
1 cup  shredded mozzarella cheese
0 1/2 cup  grated Parmesan cheese
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Brown the beef in olive oil. When nearly done, add onions and bell pepper. Sauté until the onions begin to soften.
  2. Add garlic and continue cooking until onions are transparent. Add tomato sauce, tomato paste, and red wine. Add basil, oregano, fennel seed, salt, black pepper and red pepper flakes. Simmer until thick.
  3. In a seperate bowl, mix the egg substitute, ricotta cheese, parsley, salt and pepper.
  4. Spray a 9 x 13 baking dish with fat free cooking spray.
  5. Spread 1/2 of the meat mixture in the bottom of the pan. Top with sliced zucchini. Spread zucchini with ricotta mixture, top with spinach leaves and mushroom slices. Top that layer with half of the cheeses. Cover with remaining meat mixture, top with remaining cheeses.
  6. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes. Cheese should be bubbly and golden brown.

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