I Lost My Noodles! Low Carb/South Beach Eggplant Lasagna

Recipe by PattiCakeB
READY IN: 1hr 45mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Spray cookie sheet, arrange eggplant slices and season with salt and pepper.
  • Cook slices 5 minutes on each side.
  • Lower oven temp to 375.
  • Brown meat, onion and garlic in olive oil for 5 minutes.
  • Add red pepper and mushrooms, and cook 5 minutes.
  • Add spinach, tomatoes, tomato sauce, spices and wine and simmer for 5-10 minutes.
  • Blend ricotta, egg and Green onion.
  • Blend together Mozzarella and Parmesan Cheese.
  • Spread 1/3 of meat sauce in bottom of 9” x 13” glass pan.
  • Layer ½ eggplant slices
  • Dollop and Spread ½ ricotta
  • Layer 1/3 mozzarella/parmesan mixture.
  • REPEAT
  • Add last layer of sauce, then mozzarella/parmesan mixture on top.
  • Cover with foil and bake at 375 degrees for 1 hour.
  • Remove foil and bake or broil another 5-10 minutes until cheese is browned.
  • Let it rest 10 minutes before slicing, if you can wait that long!
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