Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 55 mins

This is a version found on the Internet posted by 'tammysunshine5'. This is really a very good way to prepare vegetables with the Italian flare. Low fat cheeses can be used to lower the calories. And I think chicken Italian Sausage and ground chicken or turkey could be used for the meat.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook the beef and sausage in hot oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Cook until meat is no longer pink.
  2. Add mushrooms, onion, and garlic. Cook for several minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. Add tomatoes with juice, marinara sauce, salt, basil, and Italian seasoning. Set aside.
  4. Combine the ricotta, eggs and parsley in a medium bowl.
  5. Spoon 1/4 of the sauce onto the bottom of a 13" x 9" baking dish.
  6. Top with 1/3 of the zucchini, 1/3 of the ricotta mixture, and 1/4 of the mozzarella mixture.
  7. Top with another 1/4 of the sauce.
  8. Repeat the layers two more times (for a total of 3 layers), ending with the sauce.
  9. Cover with foil.
  10. Bake at 350* for 45 minutes.
  11. Remove the foil, and cover with remaining 1/4 of the mozzarella.
  12. Bake uncovered for 10 minutes more, or until the cheese has melted.
  13. Let stand at least 10 minutes before serving.
  14. The number of servings is a guess.
  15. ENJOY!

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