#WOWTASTIC N0-Noodle Eggplant Lasagna

Sherri Williams

By
@logansw

13 years ago when my hubby and I were on a low carb diet, this was one of his favorites. I've been making this darn right delicious pan of yumminess ever since. If you love lasagna, you will love my low carb no noodle version. You don't have to be on a diet to enjoy this #WOWTASTIC & #Amazeballs recipe year round! Cooking with Love & Passion sw :)


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Serves:

8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 medium
eggplants, sliced 1/4"
3 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin-divided
1 Tbsp
all purpose greek seasoning, divided
1 tsp
fennel seeds
1 tsp
cumin seeds
1/2 tsp
red pepper flakes
1 small
onion, chopped
4-5
garlic cloves, chopped
3/4 lb
ground chuck
3/4 lb
ground pork
15 oz
ricotta cheese, whole milk
1 large
egg, whisked
1/4 c
italian parsley, chopped
2 c
2 italian cheese blend, shredded
1 c
aged asiago cheese, grated

RED SAUCE INGREDIENTS

24 oz
tomato puree
2 Tbsp
tomato paste
3 tsp
oregano, dried
3 tsp
basil, dried
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
2 Tbsp
all purpose greek seasoning
1 tsp
stevia
kosher salt to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Brush eggplant slices with 2 tbsp. olive oil and sprinkle with Greek seasoning. Place on rack of a cookie sheet and bake for 15-20 minutes until lightly browned.
2
In a skillet, toast cumin seeds and fennel seeds. Add 1 Tbsp. olive oil sauté red pepper flakes for 1 minute. Saute onions and garlic until onions are translucent
3
Place beef chuck and pork in skillet, cook for 5 minutes, stirring with spatula. Continue cooking the ground pork for another five minutes. Drain meat in colander. Transfer back to pan, add red sauce ingredients. Simmer for 35-40 minutes.
4
Combine ricotta, egg, parsley and a pinch of salt to mixture. Stir and mix well.
5
Brush 9 1'2" springform pan with olive oil. Spoon meat mixture on bottom of pan, followed by eggplant slices, ricotta cheese mixture, Italian cheese, asiago cheese; repeat.
6
Place springform pan on pan on middle rack in oven, cover with foil and bake for 35-40 minutes. Remove foil, add additional shredded cheese, broil on high for 1-2 minutes or until cheese has melted and golden brown.
7
Rest for 25-20 minutes before slicing. Enjoy!

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