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Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 45 mins

A tasty way to sneak extra veggies into your meal.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. brown ground beef and onion. When cooked through, drain fat. Add minced garlic and saute 1 minute.
  2. Add wine and reduce a few minutes. Stir in tomato paste, stewed tomatoes, and spices (through bay leaves). Simmer 30 minutes or until sauce reduces slightly.
  3. In a separate pan, lightly saute zucchini and mushrooms in butter. Salt and pepper to taste. Veggies should still be somewhat firm.
  4. In a large bowl, mix veggies, pasta, half of meat sauce, cottage cheese and Parmesan. Pour into a 9x13 baking dish. Top with remaining meat sauce and Mozzarella.
  5. Bake @ 350 for 30 minutes.