Weight Watchers Zucchini Lasagna
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.
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1½ qt Baking Dish
(about 2 medium) zucchini
for drawing water from zucchini
lean ground beef
(6oz) tomato paste
low fat ricotta cheese
mozzarella cheese - low-fat
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.
8 Green Plan
8 WW Smart Points
Yield: 4 Servings
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