Group Recipes Vegetarian Lasagna With Caramelized Onions & Spinach Recipe Recipe

Total time: 40 minutes

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Keto & Health Insights for Group Recipes Vegetarian Lasagna With Caramelized Onions & Spinach Recipe Recipe

  • Net Carbs are 7% of calories per serving, at 24g per serving. This meal falls within the range for standard keto diet guidelines (at or under 25g of net carbs). If your daily net carb quota is 25g and if this food almost equals that much, consider whether you're going to eat more food later. Always take into account any foods you've already consumed. It's recommended that you track the macros of your daily food consumptions—this makes it easier to avoid overconsumption.
  • This food's %DV (daily value percentage) for sodium is 22%. At 496mg, it's considered high in sodium according to the FDA's standard for %DV (daily value percentage), which considers any food with %DV of more than 20% as high in sodium. The organization recommends 2300mg of sodium as the daily limit. High sodium is believed to be associated with health problems such as heart disease, strokes, high blood pressure, and kidney malfunctions. There's also a belief that diets with high amounts of salt correlates with obesity, but the link hasn't proven to be so direct. Instead, salt may trigger overeating by increasing the feeling of hunger, according to studies referenced in this WebMD article about salt & obesity. Add-ons such as sauces and condiments are the usual high-sodium culprits in most restaurant meals. Sodium additives are responsible for most high sodium amounts in packaged foods, especially frozen meals. For most adults, a healthy range for daily maximum sodium consumption is between 1500-2300mg; foods should be within 5%-20% DV per serving.
  • This meal may require cooking oil. Not all cooking oils are healthy. Extra virgin olive oil and avocado oil are the best cooking oils to use in recipes, whereas plant-based oils are the worst for your health. Virgin coconut oil and butter fall in the middle. Learn more about the healthiest and unhealthiest cooking oils.

Group Recipes Vegetarian Lasagna With Caramelized Onions & Spinach Recipe Recipe Nutritional Facts

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 8 servings   ( 214 g )
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 358
Total Fat: 20g
Saturated Fat: 10g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8g
Trans Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 52mg
Sodium: 496mg
Total Carbohydrates: 28g
Dietary Fiber: 4g
Sugar: 3g
Protein: 17g
Calcium: 312mg Iron: 2mg
Potassium: 362mg Vitamin A: 237mcg
Vitamin C: 30mg Vitamin D: 0mcg

Ingredients:

  • 1 15oz fatfree ricotta (i used polly-o brand or vegan substitute)
  • 2 red roasted pepper slices- diced (i used peppers packed in oil)
  • 1 tbsp dried basil (use fresh if you have it on hand!)
  • 1-2 tsp dried italian seasoning
  • 1 tbsp red crushed pepper (adjust to your spice level!)
  • Coarse black pepper- few grinds
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 large white onion- sliced into thin rainbows
  • 3 cloves garlic- crushed and minced
  • 1 tbsp red crushed pepper (or to taste!)
  • Coarse black pepper- a few grinds
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1-2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil (try to use a good brand!)
  • 3 cups fresh baby spinach (or 1 package frozen spinach)
  • 3 cloves garlic- thinly sliced
  • 3-4 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Pam olive oil flavor
  • 9 lasagna sheets uncooked (i used ronzoni brand)
  • 1 jar rustic vegetable sauce (i used williams & sonoma)
  • 1/4 cup fatfree half & half (i used land-o-lakes)
  • 1 8oz package reduced-fat shredded mozzarella (i used sargento or vegan substitute)
  • 1/2 shredded parmigiana (i used sargento)

Instructions

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