The Kitchn Recipe: Cheesy Vegetarian Lasagna Recipe

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  • Net Carbs are 6% of calories per serving, at 27g per serving. This food is a little higher than what's considered keto-friendly but it falls within a range that won't kick you out of ketosis. 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 42%. At 959mg, 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.

The Kitchn Recipe: Cheesy Vegetarian Lasagna Recipe Nutritional Facts

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 10 servings   ( 325 g )
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 490
Total Fat: 28g
Saturated Fat: 17g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8g
Trans Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 101mg
Sodium: 959mg
Total Carbohydrates: 31g
Dietary Fiber: 4g
Sugar: 7g
Protein: 29g
Calcium: 604mg Iron: 2mg
Potassium: 614mg Vitamin A: 246mcg
Vitamin C: 10mg Vitamin D: 1mcg

Ingredients:

  • 1 onion, diced small
  • 1 (8-ounce) package baby bella mushrooms, diced small
  • 1 small (12-ounce) eggplant, diced small
  • 1 small zucchini or yellow squash, diced small
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme (or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh oregano, minced (or 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano)
  • 3 cups tomato sauce (or one 28-ounce can crushed tomatoes)
  • 15 dry lasagna noodles (regular noodles,
  • 2 1/2 cups ricotta cheese
  • 3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

Instructions

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