Atkins Diet Recipes: Low Carb Lasagna (Ham Pasta) - IF
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Recipe Type: Low Carb Entree
Cuisine: Italian, Low Carb, Entree
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Serves: 8 slices
 
A family favorite and certain to please your kids -- whether or not low carbers
Ingredients
Meat Mixture
  • 1 pound ground beef, browned
  • 1 pound Italian sausage, browned
  • 1 cup of spaghetti sauce, no sugar added
Cheese Mixture
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 3 oz cream cheese
  • 2 tbsp parsley flakes, dried
  • Salt/Pepper/Oregano to taste
Remainder
  • 8 oz Mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 4-6 oz deli-sliced ham (thin)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. In a large frying pan, brown the Italian sausage and ground beef. Drain any excess oil from pan. Add no-sugar-added marinara or spagetti sauce when fully cooked. Heat, and set aside.
  3. In your food processor or by hand, add eggs, cottage cheese, cream cheese, parsley, and desired spices. Process until smooth.
  4. In a large 9x13 baking dish, layer the ham across the bottom until covered. Pour the cheese mixture over top and spread to even. Add one layer of the meat mixture. Add Mozzarella cheese layer. Repeat process with ham layer, cheese mixture layer, meat layer, and Mozzarella cheese on top.
  5. Place in oven and bake for 25 minutes. Increase temp to 425F and bake another 5-7 minutes until cheese is golden brown on top.
  6. Remove from oven, and let rest for 5 minutes.
Nutrition Information
Serving Size: 1 piece Calories: 507 Fat (g): 37 Carbohydrates (g): 7.8 Fiber (g): .3 Protein (g): 38
Recipe by Atkins Diet Geek Blog at http://www.atkinsdietgeek.com/2015/05/atkins-diet-recipes-low-carb-lasagna-ham-pasta-if/