• Sadia Hussain

Zucchini Lasagna Recipe

I love Italian food! This mock lasagna satisfies my cheesy, tomato-y, cravings for comfort food.

Zucchini ribbons replace the lasagna pasta sheets in this dish. Now, I’m not going to tell you that this tastes like pasta because it doesn’t. It tastes like a vegetable but it doesn’t have an overpowering taste and it takes on the flavors of what you put into it.

The delicious tomato sauce has ground chicken and there’s a generous amount of cheese which makes this look, smell, and taste like lasagna.

So, please do give this a try for a quick and easy lunch or dinner. You will love it!

[lt_recipe name=”Zucchini Lasagna Recipe” print=”yes” ingredients=”• 1 large onion, chopped;• 4 cloves garlic, chopped ;• olive oil;• 1 kg/2lbs ground chicken;• 2 big boxes or cans tomato sauce (I use Pomi);• 1 teaspoon salt or to taste;• 1 teaspoon black pepper powder or to taste;• 2 large zucchini, thinly sliced;• 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese;• 2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese” ]In a large pot heat oil and sauté onions and garlic until  light brown.;;Add ground chicken and fry on high heat for 20 minutes.;;Add tomato sauce, salt, black pepper and simmer on low heat for 30 minutes.;;Preheat oven to 180C/350F.;; Mix all cheeses together and set aside.;;Coat a 9×13 baking dish with the tomato sauce. layer zucchini slices, tomato sauce and cheese.;;Repeat, ending with cheese.;;Bake covered with foil for 45 minutes.;; Uncover and bake until the top is brown and bubbly.;;[/lt_recipe]

Tips and Bits

  1. You can also use ground beef or lamb in this dish.

  2. Feel free to use more or less cheese.

  3. Jazz things up with a generous sprinkle of crushed, red chili flakes.

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