Low Carb Zucchini Lasagna with Spicy Turkey Meat Sauce

A noodle-less, low carb zucchini lasagna with an incredible turkey meat sauce! Cheesy, protein-packed, low carb and you get your veggies in. What more is there to say?! You must try this lovely dinner!

Low Carb Zucchini Lasagna with Spicy Turkey Meat Sauce

Ingredients

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 4 large zucchini, sliced about 1/4 inch thick
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 - 14 oz can tomato sauce
  • 1 - 14 oz can crushed tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • handful of basil, finely chopped (about 1/4 cup)
  • handful of parsley, finely chopped (about 1/4 cup
  • )
  • 1/2 teaspoon red cayenne pepper, if desired
  • red pepper flakes, if desired
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • For the ricotta cheese mixture:
  • 15 oz part skim ricotta
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 12 ounces reduced fat or part skim shredded mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Place sliced zucchini on large baking sheet coated with non stick cooking spray. Sprinkle with salt and roast in the oven for 15-20 minutes to help dry out the zucchini a bit. This is a critical step.
  3. .......

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