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5 from 3 votes

Low Carb Lasagna Skillet

This low carb lasagna skillet replaces noodles with spaghetti squash. So simple to throw together on a weeknight, and easy prep ahead and reheat for easy lunches!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 361kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 4 cups spaghetti squash cooked & shredded
  • 1 jar marinara sauce 650 mL/ 22 oz
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup ricotta drain extra moisture
  • 1 cup mozzarella shredded
  • fresh basil to garnish

Instructions

  • Cook beef - Heat oven to 425°F. Cook beef in a deep 12-inch oven-safe skillet, breaking it up with a spatula. Cook until no pink remains - roughly 8 minutes. Use a paper towel to blot up extra grease or fat from the pan.
  • Combine - Add the cooked spaghetti squash, marinara sauce, basil, oregano, and salt. Stir to combine (tongs make it easier to mix the spaghetti squash in with the sauce/beef). Cook for 3 or so minutes, until heated through.
  • Bake - Add the cooked spaghetti squash, marinara sauce, basil, oregano, and salt. Stir to combine (tongs make it easier to mix the spaghetti squash in with the sauce/beef). Cook for 3 or so minutes, until heated through.
  • Serve - Using oven mitts, carefully remove the skillet from the oven. Serve with fresh basil.

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Notes

Nutritional info was calculated with Rao's marinara sauce
*replacing spaghetti squash with zucchini noodles works out to only 4 g net carbs
Storage 
  • Fridge - store in an air-tight container in the fridge for up to 4 days. 
  • Reheat - heat until steaming hot in the microwave and enjoy.

Nutrition

Serving: 1/6 of batch | Calories: 361kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 725mg | Potassium: 114mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 765IU | Vitamin C: 13.2mg | Calcium: 220mg | Iron: 2.7mg