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Keto Palmini Lasagna

Recipe from Palmini Pasta

Beef Mixture:

  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp parsley
  • 1 tbsp basil
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 2 cups marinara sauce

Ricotta Mixture:

  • 1.5 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 tbsp parsley
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 2 eggs

Additional Ingredients:

  • 1 can Palmini Lasagna
  • Milk
  • Mozarrella cheese
  • Grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat oven 350 degrees
  2. Open Palmini Lasagna can, drain in colander, rinse with water, soak in milk (for more pasta-like flavor) for 20 minutes.
  3. In a skillet, cook ground beef and onions.  Season with salt, pepper, garlic, parsley, basil, and oregano.  Stir in marinara sauce once beef is cooked.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix ricotta, parsley, nutmeg, and eggs for ricotta mixture.
  5. Drain Palmini and rinse.
  6. Layer Palmini in 13×9 baking dish, layer meat mixture, layer ricotta mixture,  top with mozzarella and parmesan (repeat)
  7. Bake for 30-45 minutes at 350 degrees.

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