This is the first dish I made from this site and it is terrific! Is this gluten free. Thanks for sharing! Still works for me though. I will definitely buy more next time and slice them thicker. This was sooooo good and no more time consuming to make than my usual from scratch lasagna. THIS WAS AMAZING! Can I use marinara sauce instead, or will it make it too liquidy? I used turkey sausage since I had it on hand and wanted to shave some points. I was surprised that I didn’t miss the pasta! I was blown away at how tasty and satisfying it was. Don’t worry, though—it’s still hearty enough for a warming winter dinner. Didn’t miss the pasta at all. Get recipes & exclusive content via email: You can unsubscribe anytime by clicking the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of emails you receive. You can use the same steps, salt, grill and then put together the ingredients! Looking forward to eating it though. Loved it! I made this last night – used homemade italian sausage we bought from a church fundraiser and skipped the ricotta – just used a little shredded mozzarella and goat cheese on top with some italian breadcrumbs – the zucchini was a great idea. Let stand about 5 - 10 minutes before serving. In a medium sauce pan, brown meat and season with salt. Thanks Gina, love the updates! . All of your tips about “sweating” and grilling the Zucchini noodles are spot on. Hi I’ made this tonight and it was delicious, but I’m curious as to how you’re doing your calorie calculations. Took me all afternoon but darn it, it was worth it! Now on to search your website for tonight's dinner! my husband and I are making it right now. My husband isn’t a fan of zucchini but he loved it too. It was absolutely delicious, didn't miss the noodles one bit. Thanks for sharing. 2:34. Next time, I will definitely use a mandala to cut the zucchini. This was a more complicated recipe than I thought I was signing on for. Not only tasty but easy to make. First recipe I have tried using zucchini (courgette here in England haha) and it was a hit. Place on paper towels to soak any excess moisture. I've made this hundreds of times, and learned the secret to perfect zucchini "noodles" is grilling them first which dries out the noodles so your lasagna doesn't turn out watery. what’s the secret? Absolute success!! Allrecipes has more than 20 trusted zucchini lasagna recipes complete with ratings, reviews, and cooking tips. My husband loved it. I have a VERY BIG courgette from my garden (I’m in the UK) so I am going to have to improvise on how to slice it! I will definitely be making this again, thanks for sharing the recipe! If so what temp & for how long? I have made it this way, with meat, etc. Ingenious!!! I would love to portion it out and freeze for lunches. As we waited for the lasagna to cook (this thing did take a long time from start to finish) we played cards, had some wine on the balcony and enjoyed each others company while the heavenly smell of lasagna wafted out from the kitchen. Noodle-less Zucchini Lasagna – we LOVE this noodle-less lasagna in my home (including my picky husband). Just blot it dry and grill the same. I am a WeightWatcher and am particularly grateful that you include the SmartPoints in your recipes. Such a great comfort food! I have made this recipe MANY times and it is delicious. These were amazing. I make a thick sauce and it all equals out in the end. Next time, I'll be using more zucchini. It is difficult to find keto-friendly recipes. Delicious – made it tonight and the whole family loved it. My hubby forgot the crushed tomatoes. This is TASTY! This is SO good! Once it is thawed in the center I uncover and cook another 20-30 minutes until the cheese is melty and slightly brown. If I have time to put it all together, I do that and refrigerate. Eggplant instead of the zucchini is very good also. This is a great recipe which I have now made twice. So good!!! I sub fat free ricotta for the part skim when I can find it in the market to lighten it up even more, and I use a lot more zucchini! This is one of my favorites too! . How do you freeze it? How long do you broil the zucchini ( in place of grilling), and do you broil it on high or low? To all the people asking about the calorie count discrepancy. I shall be more prepared the next go round! Like the night before? I don’t have crushed tomatoes on hand… Can I use already prepared spaghetti sauce? Sauce was flat…after tasting it as it cooked so added more Italian spices and salsa…it worked. Oh wow this was so delicious and worth the effort! There is no way one person could make this dish ready for the oven in 30 min. The consistency was awesome!! It was amazing. Is there a reason for this? Topped it off with what mozzarella cheese I had keft. Recipe by skinnytaste. In the comments, Gina suggests freezing after baking. How long do you have to microwave the zucchini? The milder zucchini taste will likely be more suitable for kids. Love this. Cleaned out the fridge and came up with layers of sauce,(jarred and doctored up), fresh spinach, mushrooms sauteed with fresh thyme, cottage cheese instead of ricotta, and italian chicken sausage. Also when you say lean beef is 93% lean ok? You have helped me stay on track with WW with your awesome recipes! Yes, it is a bit labor intensive and not quick, however the taste is well worth the work! We BBQ the zucchini strips in the morning, after sprinkling them with salt step. Can you freeze this? I used fresh parsely in w. cottage cheese, and parmesan with the mozzarella on top. I’ve had a few friends say it’s the best lasagna (of any kind) that they’ve ever had. Thanks for sharing! Depending on which ground turkey you use. So much healthier, full afterwards, but not stuffed. OMG!! I’m not normally a fan of zucchini but I made these tonight for supper and they were GREAT! Either way, a great recipe! I added a bay leaf when browning the ground beef and used a low carb/low sugar spaghetti sauce instead of the canned tomatoes. I usually go with 5 instead of the recommended 3, and I haven’t had issues with it getting watery so long as I bake them in the oven first. Pingback: Comiendo Sano – Título del sitio. 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)? Also, I used the parmesan cheese that you would sprinkle on spaghetti, and a little more that 16 oz of mozzarella (love my cheese). Thank you so much! You can use regular but it will increase the calories. I wanted to get the fat grams down so I omitted the oil and used pam spray, got 96% beef, used fat free ricotta, reduced fat parmigiano reggiano, used eggbeaters and kraft fat free shredded mozzarella. This is amazing. I used turkey chop meat and added fresh mozzarella for the top. Then I let it rest for 10 minutes. My only minor adjustment was cooking time, I cooked for 25 minutes and then let it sit in the oven for about 15 minutes. We made it and then proceeded to devour it ;-0!! I used a peeler for the zucchini, they were thin so we salted them but didn’t need to cook them first. Can you make this the night before and then back in the morning? Zucchini casserole is more like it. Made the entire dish even though there’s just two of us– but we are more than happy to eat leftovers for the next two nights. The 6 are in the over now, so hopefully they taste good! Truly a keeper! I mixed a whole box of (defrosted) frozen, chopped spinach into the ricotta mixture as a way of getting extra green veggies in. I’ve made this several times and it is delicious! Different brands will result in different calculations. So we inherited a ton of zucchini from the neighbors. My mandolin only has one setting and I guess the zucc slices were too thick. Hollowed out zucchini boats stuffed with a veggie lasagna filling, all baked in the oven with melted … Unfortunately I do not have a grill, so I did it without, but it came out really good. Also used ground turkey inseam of beef and it was amazing! Thank you, Thank you! Noodle-less Zucchini Lasagna – we LOVE this noodle-less lasagna in my home. Loved this! When cooked drain in colander to remove any fat. The leftovers are awesome for lunch too! It isn’t gluten free, but it’s still less carbs than a regular lasagna. Im not allergic, just doing a gluten free fast and I was wondering if this is gluten free? Lets just say it involved stitches on my thumb . haha) than it called for. Did not miss the noodles at all. Definitely will make this again! Can yellow zucchini squash be used instead? I made this for dinner tonight and it was phenomenal!! She says above that it should read 375 but it'll work out in either case. Not a WW but I'm always looking for leaner tastier recipes. Success! Well, yeah, preparing quality meals usually takes time. I wonder if i bread The zucchini with Panko if it would be good. It makes it a lot more pricey, but it was fabulous. This was incredible! Does Anyone know if this dish freezes well?? I have found that when I sprinkle oatmeal on raw zucchini there is no problem with extra liquid. Time consuming, yes but worth it. I didnt have zucchini so i used eggplant and it came out great!! I’ve made this recipe one million times, always a crowd favorite. I didn’t have a grill or a mandolin so I had to VERY carefully slice the zucchini thin with a knife, salted & drained on a paper towel, and baked it in the oven for about 10 minutes on 350. Do you think I could split the recipe into 2 dishes and freeze one uncooked for another night? but it was COMPLETELY worth it!!! This low carb lasagna is gluten free and so delicious! I love regular lasagna but I don't need to add any extra carbs to my diet (not that I don't eat them, I just tend to overdo it). I make pasta to go with it and it feeds a Crowd!! If I made it again, I would use one more zucchini (although I didn’t  notice the spaces  with the amount I had). I was worried about getting the long slices thin enough, so I actually just sliced the zucchini into circular slices like I normally would. My husband even said he thought it was delicious. Will make this again. I have never commented on a recipe before but this was so delicious i felt the need to share!! i love your recipes! I’m trying to find recipes to make on weekends to have later in the week. I’ve decided to make and freeze the sauce weeks in advance, and slice the zucchini a day in advance. I used cream cheese instead ricotta, otherwise followed the instructions exactly and turned out great. Not sure about eating it cold though…LOL! I’m not sure if the flavor is the same but I used them in my marinara and my boats tasted really good. I left out the meat and added spinach to the ricotta cheese just because I love spinach. I have the same problem. Just made this using Meatless crumbles instead of ground beef. Just a question . Tips? grilled these pieces (as recommended by others) and also doubled the sauce recipe. Absolutely amazing. It was perfect with a tossed green salad. Gina – How about an “Eggplant Parmesan” boat?? That’s ignoring browning the ground beef, assembling the lasagna layers, etc. Great dish!!! I did wash off the salt from the zucchini strips and reduced the salt in the recipe by half (I made a double batch if everything else in reality). Is that 1/8 of a cup? I didn't have a mandoline so I just used a peeler to cut the zucchini super thin. It is absolutely delicious. Definitely a great weekend recipe when you have more time to devote to prepping it. Some fell apart but not terrible. I used spicy chicken sausage from Trader Joe’s in place of the beef, and the sauce was perfect. I can’t wait to try more! She helped me make them and was so proud to devour her delicious creation! Yum! We had two of us making this, and we are not the fastest in the kitchen, but it took both of us nearly an hour to get it in the oven. You can hand slice this with a knife 1/8 to 1/4 inch thin. If so how? I used 1/2 the ground beef, and no egg. The zucchini was an incredible alternative. I used Rao’s marinara (2g net per 1/2 cup) because I was out of canned tomatoes. I used yellow squash and it was delicious! If you can't grill the zucchini, bake it in the oven for 10-15 minutes on parchment paper or non-stick foil – it helps dry it out and is still delicious. I have sliced it into rounds in my food processor, and boiled it instead of grilling. It was delicious! This is a great recipe. I had no fresh basil for the sauce, so used 1t dried oregano and 1t dried basil. 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? Thanks for the great recipe! Mine came out to 400/serving. Great dish. Or if I made it, would it be ok to reheat without freezing? In love with this lasagna! I just made these (only I had to add some venison sausage as my husband prefers dishes with meat), and they were delicious! There are numerous options available on Thanks! On a gas grill or grill pan, grill zucchini on each side, until cooked, about 1 … Pingback: October Monthly Menu Ideas - Our Kerrazy Adventure. I made these last night. Zucchini lasagna is a fresh take on a classic comfort food dish. As in better than any lasagna I’ve ever made (regular or zucchini)! I just re-read the instructions and realized it said not to put the final layer of mozzarella cheese on until after it has baked 50 minutes. Yes. I didn't look ahead like a smart person, so it ended up taking a lot longer than anticipated (even canceled going over to my brother's house for a party, its ok, I got to hang out with him the night before!) My kids like to help with the assembly. And I used the chopped innards of the zucchini and cooked it with the onions. Hoping for the best! Looks like it, but want to make sure I’m not missing something, i use full fat ricotta and full fat grass fed beef and I use canned tomatoes with 2 net carbs which i hope makes it a little more keto. in my book, it beats the original noodle lasagna. I thought it was a lot. I couldn’t get my daughter to eat hardly any veggies until I started using your recipes, especially the zucchini boats! Allrecipes has more than 20 trusted zucchini lasagna recipes complete with ratings, reviews, and cooking tips. My husband took a big piece of leftover for lunch, which he NEVER does…it was awesome and pretty much guiltless…YUM! Thaw and then throw in oven for same amount of time? Kicking myself! I’ll have to get a mandoline for the proper zucchini thickness, I guess. Do you think this could be frozen into single serve portions *after* cooking? It tasted as good as regular lasagna. Can you tell me the brands you used, and if you used any fat-free cheese instead of part skim? Does the zucchini have to be grilled? So glad i read the comments as well…I cooked it at 375 uncovered for 40 minutes (the cheese was a little darker) but I loved it that way. I’ve been making this for more than a year. Did you add anything to substitute the meat? Made for second time and will be made many more. I cooked it covered until the last 5 minutes. And would you cook it first or since the zucchini are part cooked is ok without bak8ng all the way? Made this as I have alot of zucchini. We strained the meat sauce since I had added about 1/4 cup of red wine and saved it in a jar for later. This was awesome, as all the recipes on here I've tried are! Grilling it would be great too now that it's warm! Will definately make it again. TIA! I usually substitute some other vegetable such as Cauliflower or Broccoli. I will never make it again though. Just made this tonight! this is the one place i think of first to try new recipes and re-use ones iv loved before. I am trying lots of new veggie recipes and this one tops the list! With all my beef recipes I used only half a pound of beef and substitute the other half with grated carrots. This was so delicious, filling, and tasted as good as lasagna without the heavy post-pasta feeling! I have a healthy salad recipe to share, its a salad with Indian herbs and i got appreciated by many friends for it! the marinara sauce! I pretty much followed the recipe closely. Didn't catch the 375.. so baked at 350 for the specified times. #laboroflove, Your recipes are wonderful! Thanks, Gina!! The flavors are amazing. Just wanted to share this tip to cut down on prep time. Thanks! I love this recipe!! This was incredible! Pingback: How To Hide Vegetables: Easy Ideas & Recipes To Help. It is a favorite and no one ever misses the pasta. I made this last night with a friend and it was delicious! I also tried another recipe that I will leave a separate comment for and it is perfection as well. 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