Skinny Lasagna

By: Emma Maddalosso

I think we can all agree that Italian cuisine is one of the best in the world, but sadly, Italian dishes are usually loaded with carbs. Not this time! We have adapted a traditional lasagna recipe and turned it into a carb free delicacy. By choosing aubergines over pasta, you will add lots of vitamins (mostly vitamin B1 and B6), as well as potassium and minerals (copper, magnesium and manganese). Aubergines are full of antioxidants, help lower cholesterol and are a great source of dietary fiber. Besides, I promise this lasagna  maintains all the flavor! It’s really easy to prepare and you will be out of the kitchen in less than an hour. So let’s do this!

Skinny lasagna- Copyright Pilar Fernandez (1)

 

You will need (Serves two):

250 gr. good quality veal mince meat

A big aubergine

150 gr. chopped onion

Extra virgin olive oil

A pinch of salt

Oregano and pepper (to taste)

300 gr. crushed tomato

A little bit of parmesan cheese, grated

Heat the olive oil in a large pan and cook the chopped onion on a medium to low heat until the onion has softened. Now, add the…read more

Image Courtesy of Pilar Fernandez

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