Cooktop Cove: Don't stray from lasagna if you're watching your carbs. Here is a low carb one that is so good (+7 recipes)
By Melissa Earl
It's hard to think of Italian food without thinking of carbs, but there are actually a ton of tasty Italian recipes that can be made low-carb! In fact, some low-carb Italian dishes are even more flavorful than their carb-heave counterparts.
You're going to need to head to the grocery store to stock up on tomato sauce and cheese, because no matter whether you love lasagna, pizza, or pasta, these recipes are sure to make your mouth water!
1. Meat and cheese lasagna (h/t TheWolfePit)
Who said lasagna had to be made with traditional noodles? This delicious low-carb version uses 'noodles' you make yourself with eggs, cheese, and spices!
2. Zucchini noodles with spicy cherry tomato, sausage, garlic, and herb sauce (h/t Kalyn's Kitchen)
Zucchini noodles are so much fun to make and eat, and the spicy tomato sauce in this recipe is to die for! You don't need a spiralizer to make these noodles — a simple vegetable peeler will work just fine.
3. Low carb lemon garlic shrimp pasta (h/t Tasteaholics)
You won't believe how easy it is to make this delicious, fancy-looking dish! Take one bite, and you'll feel like you've been transported straight to Italy.
4. Low carb meatballs alla parmigiana (h/t I Breathe I'm Hungry)
A juicy Italian meatball is a beautiful thing, but making authentic meatballs without breadcrumbs can be difficult. Lucky for you, this recipe will show you how to make perfect meatballs without any breadcrumbs at all!
5. Cauliflower crust spinach white pizza (h/t The Iron You)
If you're a pizza lover, this cauliflower crust spinach pizza might just become part of your regular meal rotation. It has two full servings of veggies in every slice!
6. Spaghetti squash carbonara (h/t Hugs & Cookies XOXO)
Carbonara pasta is the ultimate comfort food... and it even has the word 'carb' in it. However, this low-carb spaghetti squash version is even tastier than the original!
7. Stuffed beef cannelloni (h/t Gourmet Girl Cooks)
I don't think I'll ever get tired of cannelloni! This tasty recipe is low carb and grain free, and it has two different kinds of sauce to make it extra-tasty.
8. Italian chicken roll-ups (h/t Step Away From The Carbs)
Instead of using noodles, these chicken roll-ups are made with thinly-sliced chicken breast! This recipe is easy enough to make for a weeknight dinner, and it looks absolutely delicious.
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