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Weight Watchers Zucchini Lasagna

Weight Watchers Zucchini Lasagna Recipe



Weight Watchers Zucchini Lasagna Recipe with ground beef, onion, tomatoes, tomato paste, garlic, oregano, basil, thyme, eggs, low fat ricotta cheese, and Mozzarella cheese..

Lasagna is a dish that nearly everyone loves. It’s hearty, filling, and comforting. But with lasagna comes all the heavy carbs in noodles and cheese. Not good for weight watchers or anyone else trying to stay on a healthy diet. The solution? Zucchini Lasagna!

A lighter version of this popular Italian dish made from zucchini instead of pasta. This recipe will satisfy your craving for lasagna without compromising your goals or eating habits!

This healthier version of the classic Italian dinner only has 261.1 calories, 16.1 carbs, and 24.5 grams of protein.

10 minute prep time.

Makes 4 servings.

MyWW Points: 8 Green Plan,
8 Smart Points.

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Weight Watchers Zucchini Lasagna

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Weight Watchers Zucchini Lasagna

Ingredients you will need:

How to make:

  1. Using a mandolin (wearing cut-proof gloves), slice zucchini lengthwise into approx ¼ inch thick slices.
  2. Salt zucchini slices and place in a colander to draw out the water. Let sit approx 15 minutes. Rinse with water.
  3. In a saucepan, boil water, add zucchini slices, and cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until tender. Set aside
  4. Preheat oven to 375° F
  5. In a skillet, over medium/high heat, add ground beef and onion. Cook until beef is browned and the onion is tender.
  6. Using a colander, drain off fat. Return beef to skillet.
  7. Add in tomato paste, tomatoes, garlic, thyme, basil, water, oregano, and pepper. bring to a boil.
  8. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer uncovered for 10 minutes or until contents are reduced to 2 cups.
  9. In a mixing bowl, add egg and beat. Add in ricotta cheese, flour, and half (4 ozs) of the mozzarella cheese, Mix well.
  10. In the baking dish, Place half of the ground beef mix and spread to an even layer.
  11. Layer half of the prepared zucchini slices on top of the ground beef mix
  12. Layer the cheese mixture on top of the zucchini
  13. Layer the rest of the ground beef mix on top of the cheese.
  14. Top with the rest of the zucchini.
  15. In preheated oven, bake for 30 minutes uncovered.
  16. Top with the remaining 4 ozs. of Mozzarella cheese and return to the oven for 10 more minutes.
  17. Remove from oven and let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

Equipment you will need:


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Weight Watchers Zucchini Lasagna

Weight Watchers Zucchini Lasagna

Nesting Lane
Weight Watchers Zucchini Lasagna Recipe with ground beef. This healthier version of the classic Italian dinner only has 261.1 calories, 16.1 carbs, and 24.5 grams of protein.
5 from 81 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4

Ingredients
 

Instructions
 

  • Using a mandolin (wearing cut-proof gloves), slice zucchini lengthwise into approx ¼ inch thick slices.
  • Salt zucchini slices and place in a colander to draw out the water. Let sit approx 15 minutes. Rinse with water.
  • In a saucepan, boil water, add zucchini slices, and cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until tender. Set aside
  • Preheat oven to 375° F
  • In a skillet, over medium/high heat, add ground beef and onion. Cook until beef is browned and the onion is tender.
  • Using a colander, drain off fat. Return beef to skillet.
  • Add in tomato paste, tomatoes, garlic, thyme, basil, water, oregano, and pepper. bring to a boil.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer uncovered for 10 minutes or until contents are reduced to 2 cups.
  • In a mixing bowl, add egg and beat. Add in ricotta cheese, flour, and half (4 ozs) of the mozzarella cheese, Mix well.
  • In the baking dish, Place half of the ground beef mix and spread to an even layer.
  • Layer half of the prepared zucchini slices on top of the ground beef mix
  • Layer the cheese mixture on top of the zucchini
  • Layer the rest of the ground beef mix on top of the cheese.
  • Top with the rest of the zucchini.
  • In preheated oven, bake for 30 minutes uncovered.
  • Top with the remaining 4 ozs. of Mozzarella cheese and return to the oven for 10 more minutes.
  • Remove from oven and let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

Notes

MyWW Points: 8 Green Plan
8 WW Smart Points
Yield: 4 Servings
We are not associated with Weight Watchers/WW in any way. Double check points on their official calculator.

Nutrition

Serving: 317gCalories: 261.1kcalCarbohydrates: 16.1gProtein: 24.5gFat: 11.6gSaturated Fat: 5.1gCholesterol: 98.7mgSodium: 631mgFiber: 3.4gSugar: 10.5g
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