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keto eggplant lasagna sliced in pan with spatula.

Keto Eggplant Lasagna

A delicious keto eggplant lasagna to make for a simple dinner. Eggplant slices are used instead of noodles and spinach is added for a little more veggie.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword eggplant lasagna, keto eggplant lasagna, low carb eggplant lasagna
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 9
Calories 547kcal


  • 1 medium eggplant
  • 1 ½ pounds ground sausage or lean ground beef
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 14.5 ounces diced tomatoes
  • 8 ounces tomato sauce
  • 6 ounces tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil or 2 tablespoons fresh basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 20 ounces frozen chopped spinach cooked and drained
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 ½ cups ricotta
  • 2 cups mozzarella grated
  • ¾ cup Parmesan grated
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste


  • If using the optional eggplant layer, they need to be roasted first in a 400 degree oven.
  • Slice eggplants lengthwise about ¾ inch thick.
  • Brush both sides of slices with oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Roast until soft and golden, about 25 minutes, turning each slice halfway through cooking time.
  • Cook sausage or beef in skillet with garlic until browned then drain off any grease.
  • Add canned tomatoes, sauce, tomato paste and sauce.
  • Mix until meat and sauce are well combined. In medium bowl, beat eggs then stir in ricotta and parmesan cheese.
  • Grease a rectangular 9×13 baking dish with the olive oil, add a large dollop of meat sauce and spread it around on the bottom of the pan.
  • Put a layer of eggplant (if using) in the pan; top with a layer of half the meat sauce, half the spinach, and half of the ricotta mix , sprinkle on half the mozzarella.
  • Repeat the layers.
  • Bake in preheated 400 degree oven until the lasagna is bubbling and the cheese is melted and lightly browned on top, about 30 minutes.


Serving: 1slice | Calories: 547kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 15g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 156mg | Sodium: 1488mg | Potassium: 995mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 8506IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 495mg | Iron: 4mg