Mom's Zucchini, Tomato & Italian Sausage With Mozzarella

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by CookbookCarrie

Mom made this recipe when I was a kid in the summer to use up those zucchini we always had too many of. I didn't like it then, but love it now! Omit the sausage and make it vegetarian!

Top Review by Barb G.

Very, very good,very easy. I didn't have fresh tomatoes. So I used my home canned tomatoes, drained. Which worked out very good. Everyone really liked the flavor. Will sure be using this recipe this summer. Thank you Carrie for posting it.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb sweet Italian turkey sausage, browned and drained very well
  • 1 medium zucchini, sliced about 1/4 inch thick
  • 2 medium tomatoes, sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 1 medium onion, sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 1 lb shredded mozzarella cheese (or use deli slices)
  • salt
  • pepper


  1. Spray 2 quart casserole with cooking spray.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  3. Place one layer of zucchini in bottom of dish, follow with a layer of tomato, a few rings of onion and some sausage.
  4. Then cover with mozzarella.
  5. Repeat the layers until you get to the top.
  6. Bake approx 30 minutes until cheese is melted and a knife inserts easily into the center (to be sure zucchini is done).
  7. Enjoy!

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