Summer Lasagna

 

Summer Lasagna
 
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Italian
 
Ingredients
  • 1 - 8 oz can tomato sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon basil leaves
  • ⅛ teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 teaspoon parsley
  • 1 large tomato
  • 1 medium chopped onion
  • ¼ teaspoon salt -- optional
  • ¼ teaspoon oregano leaves
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 3 medium zucchini -- approximately 9 inches
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375°F
  2. Combine tomato sauce, onion, basil, salt, pepper and oregano in small mixing bowl.
  3. Set aside.
  4. In medium bowl, combine ricotta, mozzarella and parsley
  5. Set aside
  6. Slice zucchini lengthwise into strips (making it look like strips of lasagna noodles)
  7. Arrange zucchini in 8x8 baking pan.
  8. Layer 4 to 6 of the strips in the bottom of baking dish
  9. Reserve 6 strips for second layer
  10. Spread ricotta mixture over zucchini
  11. Layer with sliced tomatoes
  12. Spread half of tomato sauce mixture over tomatoes; top with zucchini slices
  13. Pour remaining sauce over zucchini and sprinkle with Parmesan
  14. Bake for 15 minutes.
  15. Drain any excess juice from the lasagna.
  16. Bake for another 15 minutes or until zucchini is tender.

Summer Lasagna was last modified: April 18th, 2014 by Chef