When you’re following the Ketogenic diet, there are just some foods you have to cut out in order to stay within the daily carb allowance. While this may sound daunting at first, there are so many food swaps you can make in order to help ease your cravings for carb-heavy meals. And boy, have we got a good one for you!

Keto-dieters, rejoice! We have turned a comfort-food staple and keto-diet “no-no” – lasagna – into a recipe that can easily be added to your weekly keto meal rotation. Plus, this low carb lasagna is perfectly portioned for one person with the use of a mug! So whatever the reason is that you’re dining solo, this recipe will certainly squash those cheesy cravings.

As if that wasn’t enough, this delicious lasagna is made with only 5 ingredients, in under 5 minutes and cooked entirely in the microwave! So what are you waiting for? Whip up this for lunch or dinner today … and every day after that.

Servings: 1

Ingredients

  • 1/3 zucchini, thinly sliced
  • 6-8 tbsp sugar-free marinara (depending on the size of the mug)
  • 6-8 tbsp full fat ricotta cheese (depending on the size of the mug)
  • 3 tbsp shredded full-fat mozzarella
  • Italian seasoning

Equipment

  • Mug
  • Microwave

Method

  • Slice the zucchini into paper thin rounds.
  • In the mug, add a tablespoon of marinara. Spread evenly until it covers the bottom of the mug.
  • Layer on 3-4 zucchini rounds.
  • Spread 1 tbsp of ricotta evenly on top.
  • Repeat steps 2-4 until the mug is almost full.
  • Add one final layer of zucchini. Top with mozzarella.
  • Microwave on high for 4-5 minutes, depending on the strength of your microwave and the size of mug.
  • Remove from microwave and top with Italian seasoning. Serve hot!
Rhiannon Ball

Rhiannon loves to cook and bake but has also never said "no" to a takeout burrito (see, she's just like you!). Despite slowly running out of room in her cabinets, she continues to expand her collections of cookbooks and kitchen gadgets and is deeply jealous of people who can just "whip something up" without a recipe. When she's not in the kitchen, you can find her camping and hiking with her husband and rescue dog, Waffles.

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