Layered Zucchini Lasagna(No Noodles!)

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Sharon123

A great recipe from Cooking Light! Here's to zucchini! A great alternative to traditional lasagna!

Top Review by Hill Family

So good ... I skined the zucchini to see if I could fool the family and it worked - no one had any idea there was no pasta. I made a few changes. I didn't pre cook the zucchini and think that might be why it was a bit extra wet. I used homemade sauce and an extra garlic clove. Made for a great dinner! Thanks

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Bring water to a boil in a large saucepan. Add zucchini; cook 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and cool. Or you may grill or saute the zucchini if you wish.
  3. Place the ground beef(or turkey or crumbles) and garlic in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook until browned, stirring to break up meat. Stir in the spaghetti sauce, salt, basil, and oregano; cook for 1 minute. Remove from heat.
  4. Combine the cottage cheese, parsley, and eggs in a medium bowl.
  5. Arrange zucchini slices in a shallow 3-quart casserole coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle the zucchini with half of the breadcrumbs. Spread half of cottage cheese mixture over breadcrumbs; cover with half of the meat mixture and 1 cup mozzarella. Repeat the layers with the remaining breadcrumbs, cottage cheese mixture, and meat mixture; reserve the remaining mozzarella. Bake at 350°F for 40 minutes.
  6. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella, and bake an additional 5 minutes or until cheese melts.

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