Whole Wheat Pasta and Zucchini Bake

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by MellyBelly

A healthy and hearty meal, that can easily be put together the night before serving.

Top Review by SoupFreak

Brilliant! I used cheese tortellini and leftover home-made spaghetti sauce that I had frozen. Fabulous.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Slice Zucchini into 1/2 inch thick circles.
  2. Heat Olive OIl in a skillet
  3. Gently beat Egg Whites, and take Zucchini slices and coat both sides of them.
  4. Dip Zucchini slices in Italian Bread Crumbs, and then place in heated oil. Let both sides turn GOLDEN brown. If you want, you can place cooked Zucchini on a paper towl to soak up extra oil.
  5. Cook Rotini according to package, and let drain.
  6. Mix the three cheeses together.
  7. In a greased 6x6 bakinf dish place a layer of Zucchini slices, then layer 1/3 cup of pasta sauce, and layer some of the cheese.
  8. Place your drained Rotini on top of the zuccini, sauce, and cheese layer, and another 1/3 cup of pasta sauce, then add more cheese.
  9. Place the rest of the Zucchini, pasta sauce, and cheese.
  10. Cover with Tin Foil.
  11. Bake in oven at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.
  12. Remove Tin Foil and let bake for another 5 minutes or until the cheese turns golden.

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