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Keto Lasagna with Palmini Pasta

This delicious Italian favorite can still be part of your regular meal rotation while staying low carb or keto with this easy pasta switch without any zucchini.
Prep Time45 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Resting Time10 mins
Total Time1 hr 35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: keto, low carb
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 314kcal
Author: Stephanie Miller


  • 1 lb ground beef or ground turkey lower fat content if not following keto diet
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/2 cup Onion chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 2 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 jar Favorite Spaghetti Sauce or Marinara
  • 15 oz Ricotta cheese low fat if not doing keto diet
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 cans Palmini Hearts of Palm Lasagna
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • 3 cups Shredded Mozzarella cheese
  • Fresh basil for garnish


  • Prepare the Palmini lasagna by draining and immersing in a bowl of milk. Soak for 30 minutes.
    bowl of milk with hearts of palm pasta soaking
  • Place Palmini strips in a single layer on paper towels to allow to dry.
    sheets of palmini pasta laying on paper towels to dry after soaking milk
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Place chopped onions into a saute pan to cook until translucent or lightly browned.
    onions lightly browned in a white pan
  • Next, add ground beef or ground turkey with Italian seasonings, salt and pepper until cooked through.
    ground beef in pan with sauteed onions and seasonings
  • Add marinara or spaghetti sauce until heated through. Reserve about ¼ of a cup of the sauce for later.
    ground turkey or beef mixture with sauce
  • In a bowl, mix together Ricotta cheese, parmesan cheese and eggs.
    ricotta cheese with 2 eggs ready to be mixed in a bowl
  • Using the reserved sauce, begin to assemble the lasagna by spreading a light layer of the sauce on the bottom of the lasagna pan.
    white lasagna pan with a light coating of spaghetti sauce on the bottom
  • Layer the ingredients: Palmini strips, meat sauce, ricotta mixture, mozzarella cheese, and repeat once more. Then, end with another layer of Palmini sheets, meat sauce mixture, and a generous amount of mozzarella cheese.
    ricotta cheese mix on top of beef mixture
  • Allow to bake at 350°F for about 30 min or until all sides are bubbly.
  • Turn the broil on and finish up the lasagna by browning to top for about 10 min. Keep a close eye on it!
    browned lasagna dish fresh out of the oven
  • Top the lasagna with chopped basil for garnishment.
  • Allow to cool for about 10 min before cutting and serving.
    serving of low carb lasagna on a small plate with a fork



Make sure to allow the Hearts of Palm pasta to soak and dry well before layering. 


Calories: 314kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 100mg | Sodium: 866mg | Potassium: 389mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 711IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 347mg | Iron: 2mg