Lasagna with just 5 ingredients? No way! Yes way. Warning: You may start questioning if lasagna ever had pasta in it in the first place.

Nutrition: 573 calories per serving | Makes 4 servings | 146 grams of fat | 133 grams of protein | 15 grams of net carbs

Prep Time: 30 mins | Cook Time: 4o mins


  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 cup marinara sauce
  • 1 large zucchini
  • 10 oz. ricotta cheese
  • 4 oz shredded mozzarella


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Peel the zucchini into strips using a vegetable peeler and set aside the cores. Salt the strips and let them sit for 15 minutes. After that, gently squeeze out the excess water using a clean kitchen towel.
  2. Brown the ground beef in an oiled frying pan. Add marinara and season well with salt and pepper.
  3. Layer into a 9×9″ casserole dish: meat, cover with zucchini strips, ricotta, meat, cover with zucchini strips, ricotta, mozzarella.
  4. Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Then, broil uncovered for 2-3 minutes to caramelize the top.