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Classic Eggplant Lasagna

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Ingredients
  Eggplant 1 Large
  Coconut oil 4 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon (1 tsp. for the eggplant and remaining for the beef)
  Black pepper 1 Teaspoon (1/2 tsp. for the eggplant and remaining for the beef)
  Ground beef 2 Pound
  Onion 1 Small
  Sugar free marinara sauce 16 Ounce
  Cream cheese 4 Ounce
  Mozzarella cheese 8 Ounce, divided (2 tbsp. for topping and remaining for the cream cheese mixture)
  Eggs 2
  Parmesan cheese 15 Tablespoon, grated (2 tbsp. for topping and remaining for the cream cheese mixture)
  Oregano 1 Teaspoon, ground
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Slice the eggplant length wise.
2. In a bowl take coconut oil, salt and black pepper. Whisk well all the ingredients.
3. Dip the eggplant slices in the coconut oil mixture.
4. Lay down the eggplant slices over a cookie sheet.
5. Bake in oven for 25 minutes at 350 degrees F. Rotate the side of the eggplants in between.
6. In a pan take beef, cook for few minutes. Drain excess fat while frying.
7. Sprinkle salt and pepper over the beef.
8. Add in onion and stir for few minutes.
9. Pour in marinara sauce in the beef mixture. Turn the heat low cover the pan and cook for 10 minutes.
10. For cheese topping – microwave the cream cheese.
11. In a bowl take parmesan cheese, mozzarella cheese, cream cheese and oregano. Mix evenly all the ingredients.
12. Preheat the oven at 375 degrees F.

MAKING
13. Take a baking pan, spread the beef layer followed by eggplant and top it with the cream cheese mixture. Make layers of these three mixtures.
14. Top the mixture with mozzarella cheese and parmesan cheese.
15. Bake for 30 minutes at 375 degrees F.

SERVING
16. Cut Eggplant Lasagna into squares and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Cheesy
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Lasagna
Ingredient: 
Eggplant
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
50 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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