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Zucchini Ribbon Lasagna

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This Zucchini Ribbon Lasagna is a healthy, protein packed, vegetarian meal that is perfect for any night of the week. It’s packed so full of hearty vegetables you’ll never miss the meat. 

Zucchini Ribbon Lasagna from What The Fork Food Blog

I love zucchini with tomato sauce, it’s such a great flavor combo. One of my favorite ways to have them together is in lasagna. The first time I had zucchini in lasagna was when I was in college. I was part of a student leadership program and once a month we attended a meeting that also included dinner. It was great because our dining hall was terrible and the food at the meetings was always pretty good – obviously my school had a bigger food budget for special programs. I got the veggie lasagna every time, it was so good. Fun fact: my dining hall was called Hurley Hall. No joke!

The version I had all those years ago was heavier on the cheese and had more noodles. This version is much healthier but still so full of flavor.

Zucchini Ribbon Lasagna from What The Fork Food Blog

This zucchini ribbon lasagna has some ingredients that you wouldn’t necessarily associate with lasagna, but this is more of a Greek-style lasagna if that’s a thing. I say Greek-style because it’s got several flavors that I’d associate with greek food like feta and cinnamon. Zucchini, tomatoes, lemons and spinach are also commonly used in greek cooking. But it’s the tomato/cinnamon combination with the lemon, spinach and feta that make it Greek to me.

If you’re worried about putting cinnamon in your tomato sauce, don’t worry! It doesn’t scream cinnamon, it adds a different depth of flavor that’s fantastic – it really is delicious. If you’ve ever had  Greek Pastitsio, you’ll know what I’m talking about. So. Good.

The same goes for the lemon – there’s just a bit of lemon zest to add to the flavor profile without adding a lemon taste. You won’t even know it’s in there but if you leave it out, you’d be sacrificing flavor.

But, the real secret ingredient in this amazing lasagna? AllWhites Egg Whites. AllWhites Egg Whites are 100% liquid egg white, no yolk. They’re naturally fat-free and cholesterol-free, they have a 0 PointsPlus® Value per serving on the Weight Watchers Scale and they make an excellent low-calorie/high-protein alternative to regular eggs. You can use them in place of eggs in almost any recipe and they’re perfect for helping you keep your fitness or weight-loss goals.

Zucchini Ribbon Lasagna from What The Fork Food Blog
Zucchini Ribbon Lasagna from What The Fork Food Blog

This lasagna is a great alternative to your typical rich and heavy, classic lasagna recipe. Enjoy! But first, I’m giving away one month’s worth of AllWhites Egg Whites coupons – so check out the giveaway below!

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Zucchini Ribbon Lasagna

Zucchini Ribbon Lasagna

Yield: serves 8-10
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

This Zucchini Ribbon Lasagna is a healthy, protein packed, vegetarian meal that is perfect for any night of the week. It’s packed so full of hearty vegetables you’ll never miss the meat.

Ingredients

  • 3 medium (about 1-1/2 lb.) zucchini, cut lengthwise into 1/4 inch thick slices
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 container (15 oz.) Crystal Farms® Light Ricotta Cheese
  • 1/3 cup AllWhites® egg whites
  • 1 cup (4 oz.) Crystal Farms® Crumbled Reduced-Fat Feta Cheese
  • 2 tsp. grated lemon peel
  • 2-1/4 cup tomato-basil pasta sauce
  • 1 can (14-1/2 oz.) diced tomatoes with onions and garlic, drained
  • 1/2 tsp. fennel seeds
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 6 no-boil lasagna noodles, I used gluten free
  • 2 cup chopped fresh spinach leaves
  • 1 cup jarred roasted red bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 1-1/2 cup (6 oz.) Crystal Farms® shredded Part-Skim Mozzarella Cheese

Instructions

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Amy N

Monday 2nd of August 2021

The link to the recipe is gone/ no longer hosted on their site. Can you post the instructions now?

GiGi Eats

Tuesday 28th of April 2015

Zucchini is a MIRACLE VEGGIE!!! :)

Jodi

Friday 24th of April 2015

Although I love Lasagna, I would use the egg whites to make scrambled egg whites and grits or a veggie omlett

Carla

Friday 24th of April 2015

I can't wait until zucchini is in season to make this lasagna!

Sandra L Hying McFadden

Friday 24th of April 2015

zucchini cakes would be one of the dishes I would make with the egg whites.

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