Low Fat Lasagna Recipe

Looking for an easy Low Fat Lasagna recipe? Learn how to make Low Fat Lasagna using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by noellens

Makes 5 servings



This recipe proves that you can eat your favorite Italian food without worrying about the fat! It can be made vegetarian by omitting the ground beef, doubling the amount of soy sauce and balsamic vinegar and using vegetable stock instead of chicken stock.

Recipe Ingredients for Low Fat Lasagna

143 g firm tofu
1 tsp sesame seed oil
120 g fresh mushrooms
1 cup stock, vegetable
99 g dried fettuccine (dried lasagna noodles)
305 g tomato sauce
58 g onion
250 g ricotta cheese
22 g garlic
100 g mozzarella cheese
190 g broccoli
47 g zucchini
2 tsp soy sauce
1 tsp balsamic vinegar
105 g mozzarella cheese (to add after baked 45 minutes)

Recipe Directions for Low Fat Lasagna

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  3. Preheat oven to 350°F.

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  6. Lightly oil bottom of baking pan.

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  9. Stir one cup of the chicken stock into the spaghetti sauce and set aside.

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  12. Whisk the egg.

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  15. Stir in ricotta cheese and one cup of the mozzarella.

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  18. Add garlic, salt and pepper and set aside.

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  21. Brown and drain the ground beef making sure to break it into very small pieces.

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  24. Season with salt and pepper.

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  27. Cook the spinach until it is half done, approximately two-thirds of the time indicated on the microwave directions.

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  30. Sauté the onion in 1/2 cup chicken stock until it is translucent.

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  33. Cook the mushrooms in the remaining 1/2 cup chicken stock adding the soy sauce and vinegar.

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  36. Simmer until all liquid is absorbed.

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  39. Mix together beef, spinach, onions and mushrooms.

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  42. Build the lasagna starting with a layer of sauce in the bottom of the pan.

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  45. *Add one layer of the uncooked noodles followed by more sauce, 1/3 of the cheese mixture and 1/3 of the spinach/beef mixture.

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  48. Repeat two more times, finishing off with the spinach mixture and the remaining sauce.

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  51. Bake uncovered for 45 minutes, until liquid around the edges has been absorbed.

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  54. Sprinkle remaining mozzarella on top and bake for 15 minutes more.

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  56. To freeze: Bake, cool, wrap well, and label. freeze up to 2 months. *Note: You can assemble and freeze without cooking and cook on the day to be eaten!

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  58. To serve, defrost overnight and then bake until warmed through, or bake from frozen for 1 hour and a half.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 340.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
336
Calories from Fat
139
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.4g
24%
Saturated Fat
8.1g
41%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
52mg
17%
Sodium
1039mg
43%
Potassium
653mg
19%
Total Carbohydrates
27.0g
9%
Dietary Fiber
2.6g
10%
Sugars
5.2g
Protein
24.3g
Vitamin A 18% Vitamin C 71%
Calcium 53% Iron 14%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • High in calcium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sodium
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