On A Low-Carb Diet? This Guilt-Free Lasagne Recipe Has 82% Less Carbs
Indulge guilt-free: our tweaks to this lasagne recipe has 82% less carbs so that you can make every day a feast day

October 4, 2017

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A lot of people assume if you’re on a low-carb diet you have to miss out on great things like bringing out your gran’s lasagne recipe to make when the weather gets colder. And sure, maybe this isn’t your gran’s lasagne recipe, but it’s still just as good!

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It’s the combination of pasta and buttery bechamel that’s the killer with lasagne. But if you swap them out, you’ve got a dish fit for any training programme.

The tricks are so easy to make lasagne healthier. “Halve the meat content of your usual recipe and swap in spinach and mushrooms,” says Chris Wheeler, Executive Chef at luxury hotel Stoke Park. “Instead of pasta layers, use thin slices of baby marrow; you want to cut them about a centimetre thick.”

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So there you have it. We’ve taken the ultimate Italian comfort food and made it better for you than a Caesar salad. Your regular lasagne could ring up 3 310 Kilojoules (794 calories) or even more depending on ingredients and if you’re ordering lasagne at a restaurant. But the MH Lasagne has just 2 293 Kilojoules (550 calories) and its got 82% less carbs.

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So whether you’re on a strict low-carb diet or you’re just looking to cut down on carbs here and there to fit your macros for the day, this lasagne recipe has you covered. And you get to choose between using beef or ostrich mince depending on what you have on hand. Although we’d recommend going with ostrich meat when you can because it’s high in protein but low in calories and fat.

Best part? It’s pretty damn delicious even though it’s healthy so you won’t feel like you’re missing out.

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