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Italian Sausage Lasagna Recipe

Indulge in the rich, comforting flavors of Italy with a keto twist! Our Italian Sausage Lasagna is the perfect dish for anyone looking to enjoy a classic comfort food without straying from their ketogenic lifestyle. Perfect for a cozy family dinner, a special occasion, or when you simply crave something cheesy and satisfying, this recipe proves that being on a keto diet doesn’t mean sacrificing flavor or indulgence. With a hearty Italian sausage filling, layers of homemade keto pasta, and a generous amount of cheese, this lasagna is a delicious block of cheese that’s hard to resist. Ideal for cheese lovers and those who don’t mind the calories, it’s a guilt-free pleasure that will have everyone asking for seconds.

Italian Sausage Lasagna

A mouthwatering keto-friendly twist on a classic, this Italian Sausage Lasagna is sure to impress.


For the Pasta

  • 4 large eggs
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup Grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 tbsp Italian Seasoning

For the Filling

  • 1 lb ground Italian pork sausage
  • 3 cups Marinara sauce
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 6 tbsp ricotta cheese



  1. Preheat oven to 375°F and line a rimmed baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. Combine cream cheese and eggs in a mixer until fully incorporated.
  3. Add Parmesan cheese and Italian seasoning. Mix well.
  4. Fold in shredded mozzarella cheese until combined.
  5. Spread the mixture evenly on the baking pan.
  6. Bake on the middle rack for 20-25 minutes, then cool completely and cut into noodle sizes.

For the Filling

  1. Brown the Italian sausage in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Drain excess fat, add marinara sauce to the meat, simmer for 10 minutes.

Assemble the Lasagna

  1. Layer the bottom of an oven-safe dish with 1/4 cup pasta sauce.
  2. Add a layer of pasta, then a third of the sausage mixture, 1/4 cup mozzarella, and 3 tbsp ricotta. Repeat layering.
  3. Finish with the remaining sausage mixture and cheeses. Bake for 20 minutes, then broil for 2-3 minutes until brown.

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

This lasagna is not just a feast for your taste buds but also kind to your keto goals. Here’s a quick look at the carb content of our main ingredients:

  • Eggs: Virtually zero carbs.
  • Cream Cheese: Approximately 1g carbs per ounce.
  • Parmesan Cheese: Less than 1g per 2 tablespoons.
  • Mozzarella Cheese: About 1g per 1/4 cup.
  • Italian Pork Sausage: Usually carb-free, but always check labels.
  • Marinara Sauce: Varies by brand; look for low-sugar options, approximately 3-6g per 1/2 cup.
  • Ricotta Cheese: About 2g per ounce.

Considering the entire recipe, this lasagna keeps carbs minimal while maximizing flavor, making it a delightful addition to your keto recipe repertoire.

A Cheesy Delight Without the Guilt

This Italian Sausage Lasagna is not just a meal; it’s a celebration of flavor, comfort, and keto creativity. Dive into layers of cheesy goodness, savoring each bite without the carb overload. Whether it’s a special dinner or a desire for something deliciously keto, this lasagna delivers. Get ready to transform your kitchen into an Italian bistro and enjoy a dish that pleases the palate and complements your lifestyle. Buon appetito!

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