Quick Keto Skillet Lasagna

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This Quick Easy Keto Skillet Lasagna uses simple ingredients and is ready in under 30 minutes!

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Quick Keto Skillet Lasagna

A breezy and easy dish, full of all of the familiar flavors and textures of a traditional lasagna…in a fraction of the time and with a fraction of the carbs. Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 1
    tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1
    small
    onion
    chopped
  • 1
    clove
    garlic
    peeled and chopped
  • 1.5
    lb
    ground beef
  • 1/2
    tsp
    Italian seasoning
  • 1/4
    tsp
    fresh basil
    (with some extra for garnish)
  • 14
    ounces
    marinara sauce
    unsweetened or tomato passata
  • 1
    cup
    fresh spinach
    chopped
  • 4
    cups
    cabbage
    chopped into 1″ squares
  • 3/4
    cup
    Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2
    cup
    ricotta cheese

Instructions

  1. Heat a large skillet over high heat and add your olive oil.

  2. Cook the onions and garlic for a minute or two until they are translucent and fragrant.

  3. Season the ground beef and cook until browned and well done.

  4. Add the seasonings (Italian seasonings and basil) to the beef and stir through.

  5. Place the sauce and the spinach in the pan and stir them through the beef until the spinach has wilted and the sauce is combined.

  6. Add the cabbage squares to the pan and stir gently until they are incorporated.

  7. (It may look like there is too much cabbage but be patient, as it cooks it will reduce in volume.)

  8. Cook over a gentle heat for a further 15 minutes, until the cabbage is just tender.

  9. Stir half of the Parmesan through the sauce and then dollop the ricotta over the top.

  10. Finish with a sprinkle of the remaining Parmesan and a scatter of fresh basil leaves. Stir to combine all the cheese and enjoy!

  11. Storage: The lasagna will keep in a covered container in the fridge for up to one week. It can also be portioned and frozen.

Recipe Notes

Net Carbs 6g

Nutrition Facts

Quick Keto Skillet Lasagna

Amount Per Serving (1 serving)

Calories 460
Calories from Fat 315

% Daily Value*

Fat 35g54%

Saturated Fat 13g81%

Cholesterol 99mg33%

Sodium 503mg22%

Potassium 463mg13%

Carbohydrates 8g3%

Fiber 2g8%

Sugar 3g3%

Protein 28g56%

Vitamin A 703IU14%

Vitamin C 20mg24%

Calcium 240mg24%

Iron 3mg17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Blessings, Brenda

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