Cabbage Lasagna Recipe: A Delicious and Healthy Alternative to Traditional Lasagna
Lasagna is a classic Italian dish loved by many people around the world. However, traditional lasagna is often high in calories, fat, and carbohydrates, making it less healthy. If you’re looking for a healthier alternative to traditional lasagna, try this cabbage lasagna recipe.
Cabbage is a nutrient-dense vegetable that is low in calories and high in fiber, vitamins, and minerals. It’s an excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin K, and vitamin B6. Cabbage also contains antioxidants that can help protect your cells from damage caused by free radicals.
This cabbage lasagna recipe is easy to make and uses cabbage leaves instead of pasta sheets. The filling is made with lean ground turkey, onions, garlic, and tomato sauce. Mozzarella cheese is used to top the lasagna for a delicious, cheesy finish.
▢1 small head of cabbage about 1 ½ lbs
▢½ pound ground beef
▢1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
▢24 ounces low carb pasta sauce such as Rao’s
▢1 cup mozzarella cheese shredded
▢16 ounces cottage cheese
▢½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
▢2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
▢1 tablespoon fresh chopped parsley
Heat oven to 350°F.
Bring a pot of salted water to a boil.
Slice the bottom off of a head of cabbage and place it into the boiling water.
Boil 6-8 minutes and remove leaves as they soften. Place cabbage in a strainer and drain well.
Meanwhile, cook ground beef and drain excess fat.
Add Italian seasoning and pasta sauce. Simmer for 5 minutes.
Mix cheese mixture ingredients together. Set aside.
Place ½ cup of pasta sauce in a 2½ quart baking dish. Dab the cabbage dry and cover bottom of baking dish with 2 or 3 layers of cabbage leaves.
Top with ½ cup pasta sauce and the cheese mixture.
Add two more layers of cabbage. Top with remaining pasta sauce.
Cover with foil and bake 30 minutes. Remove foil and bake an additional 15-20 minutes.
Add 1 cup mozzarella cheese and cook 10 minutes longer. Remove from oven and rest 15 minutes before cutting.
This cabbage lasagna recipe is a delicious and healthy alternative to traditional lasagna.
It’s packed with nutrients and flavor and is sure to become a family favorite. Give it a try today!
This is an easy one and oh so good.
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