March 17, 2021 3 min read

Would life be about perfect if you could have your lasagna and still lose weight? This recipe features Palmini Low Carb Hearts Of Palm Pasta - Lasagna and is perfect for keto, low-carb, and weight loss diets. It is easy to make, and you can adapt it for your dietary needs and taste buds!

Why Palmini Low-Carb Hearts of Palm?

Lasagna is a classic comfort food, but this warm, cheesy, gooey pan of goodness can come with a huge price tag for a weight loss or low-carb diet. Each serving can have 30 to 50 or more grams of carbohydrates, which can quickly bump you out of ketosis. 

Low in Carbohydrates

Each serving of Palmini Low Carb Hearts Of Palm Pasta - Lasagna has only 2 net grams of carbohydrates, including 2 grams of dietary fiber. You can save more than 30 grams of carbohydrates every time you have a serving of Palmini Low Carb Hearts Of Palm Pasta - Lasagna instead of a 2-ounce portion of lasagna noodles. That means you can enjoy lasagna whenever you want and stay on your keto, low-carb, or diabetic diet.

A Natural Pasta Substitute

Palm hearts are nature’s perfect substitute for lasagna noodles. When cut properly, as Palmini Low Carb Hearts Of Palm Pasta - Lasagna are, they can be used like lasagna noodles. The only ingredients they contain are hearts of palm, sea salt, water, and citric acid. There is nothing artificial about these noodle substitutes. They are paleo-friendly and grain-free

Quick and Convenient

Palmini Low Carb Hearts Of Palm Pasta - Lasagna are even easier to use than regular lasagna noodles! Just open the bag and drain them. Rinse the palm hearts with water, and they are ready to use. You can boil them for 5 to 10 minutes if you prefer a softer texture. 

Lasagna Your Way

The recipe below is for classic lasagna, but you can use Palmini Low Carb Hearts Of Palm Pasta - Lasagna however you want! These are some ideas for varying the recipe.

  • Swap ground turkey, ground chicken, or soy crumbles for ground beef.
  • Add chorizo or sausage to the meat mixture.
  • Make it vegetarian by leaving out the ground beef and instead adding 1 ½ cups of ricotta cheese.
  • Alfredo lasagna with Alfredo sauce instead of marinara sauce, cooked, diced chicken breast instead of ground beef, and 
  • Make Mexican lasagna with 1 ½ cups cheddar and jack blended cheese and no parmesan or mozzarella cheese, adding Mexican seasoning to the ground beef, and layering in olives. Serve with sour cream.
  • Make Greek lasagna with feta instead of mozzarella, and olive oil, spinach, tomatoes, and oregano instead of marinara sauce.

Palmini Low Carb Hearts Of Palm Pasta - Lasagna are also great tossed with your favorite pasta sauce and any combination of vegetables and protein you like.

Recipe

(serves 4)

Ingredients:

  • 1 package Palmini Low Carb Hearts Of Palm Pasta - Lasagna, drained and rinsed.
  • 12 ounces of ground beef.
  • 3 cups of vegetables, such as sliced mushrooms, spinach leaves, sliced zucchini, chopped bell pepper, or broccoli florets.
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 ½ cups of spaghetti or marinara sauce (check to make sure it is low in sugar), divided.
  • 1 ½ cups of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup grated parmesan cheese

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Open, drain, and rinse the Palmini Low Carb Hearts Of Palm Pasta - Lasagna and set aside.
  3. Saute the vegetables in olive oil. Add the beef and cook thoroughly.
  4. Mix in 1 cup of marinara sauce.
  5. Layer the palm hearts, beef mixture, and mozzarella cheese. Add the tomato sauce. Repeat with the palm hearts, beef mixture, and mozzarella cheese. Finish with parmesan cheese.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes.

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