Low Carb Gluten Free Lasagne

If you think eating healthy food means you have to sacrifice taste and give up your favourite meals, think again! Our grain-free, low carb lasagne will keep your tastebuds satisfied without having to worry about your waistline.
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 30 mins
Resting Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 50 mins
Serves: 4
Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Dietary Requirements: Gluten Free


  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil
  • 1 brown onion finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 1 carrots finely chopped
  • 1 stalk celery finely chopped
  • 4 cup mushrooms quartered
  • 700 g lamb mince
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 teaspoon chilli flakes
  • 700 g tomato passata
  • 400 g crushed tomato
  • 600 g ricotta cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 6 zucchini shaved into long slices and patted dry with paper towel
  • 1/2 bunch fresh basil leaves picked
  • 40 g parmesan cheese finely grated
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 200°C and brush a rectangular ovenproof dish with oil.
  • Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat and cook onion, garlic, carrot, celery and mushrooms until softened.
  • Turn heat to high and add mince, thyme and chilli and cook through, breaking up clumps for five minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Stir through passata/tomato sauce and crushed tomatoes and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • In a bowl, combine ricotta cheese, egg and nutmeg and mix together until smooth.
  • Cover the base of the baking dish with a third of the zucchini slices, then meat sauce, ricotta mixture and basil leaves.
  • Repeat layers two times. Add final layer of zucchini slices and top with sauce and sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
  • Bake for 20 minutes and rest for 10 minutes before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Low Carb Gluten Free Lasagne
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1018 Calories from Fat 612
% Daily Value*
Fat 68g105%
Saturated Fat 34g213%
Cholesterol 252mg84%
Sodium 635mg28%
Potassium 2803mg80%
Carbohydrates 45g15%
Fiber 10g42%
Sugar 25g28%
Protein 63g126%
Vitamin A 5273IU105%
Vitamin B3 19mg95%
Vitamin C 86mg104%
Vitamin K 39µg37%
Calcium 590mg59%
Iron 10mg56%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Posted by Sam Wood

Father and husband, on a mission to help people move more, eat better and make a positive change to their lives. Sam Wood has over 20 years experience as a personal trainer and is recognised as one of Australia’s leading experts and media commentators in the health & fitness industry. Sam is the founder and personal trainer of 28, Australia’s #1 home fitness and nutrition program, and he's also the proud owner of Australia’s largest personal training studio, The Woodshed, based in Brighton, Melbourne.