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

I love zucchini and sausage together. They complement each other very well. This is a wonderful dish! My kids ate it not realizing it was zucchini. We actually prefer this to using lasagna noodles.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray pam on 9x13 pan.
  2. In frypan heat up butter. Fry zucchini slices until crisp and tender.
  3. In bowl, combine sauce (reserve 1/4 cup for bottom of pan), sausage, 3/4 cup parmesan cheese, egg, cottage cheese and mushrooms.
  4. In pan, spread 1/4 cup of sauce.
  5. Layer 1/3 of the zucchini, 1/3 of the mixture and 1 cup mozzerella cheese.
  6. Repeat 2 more times.
  7. Sprinkle remaining parmesan cheese.
  8. Bake 30 minutes.
Most Helpful

This is really good. The cooking time is a little off. You will want to bake this for at least an hour...covered. I sliced the zucchini 1/8 inch thickness.

theosuperstar March 24, 2013

Wow - this is great stuff! I used fresh mushrooms, hot turkey sausage, and a little less cheese, otherwise made as directed. Fresh, hearty and delicious - thanks for sharing the recipe!

loof May 05, 2011

This was really, really great! I kept my sauce and meat mixture seperate from my cheese mixture and made layers the usual way but otherwise stayed pretty close to the recipe. You don't even miss the pasta. Even my husband thought it was great. Thanks, Small Town Cook!

Realtor by day, Chef by night January 28, 2011