Zucchini Lasagna


Prep Time

15 minutes

Cooking Time

30 minutes

Yields

6 people

Ingredients

6 large zucchini 

1 tbs.garlic powder or 1 garlic clove minced 

1lb lean ground turkey 

1 16oz cont.light cottage or ricotta cheese 

1 large onion 

½ cup parmesan cheese 

2 cups frozen or fresh broccoli 

¾ cup shredded mozzarella cheese 

1 25 oz jar marinarasauce

Directions

.    For the noodle layer:Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Spray a cookie sheet with non-stick cooking spray,arrange zucchini slices and season with salt and pepper. Bake zucchini slilcesfor 5 minutes on each side, then remove from oven. Set zucchini slices asideand lower oven temperature to 375

2.    For the meat sauce layer:In a large skillet, cook meat until it’s browned. To the skillet, add theveggies, seasonings and the entire jar of sauce. Simmer for about 10 minutes(or until veggies are de-thawed/begin to soften, stirring occasionally.

3.    For the cheesy layer:Mix the cottage cheese and parmesan cheese together.

4.    Put it all together:Spray a 9x13 baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Begin by spreading 1/3of the meat sauce in the bottom of the pan.

5.    Follow meat sauce with a layer of zucchini slices, followed by alayer of cheese. Repeat the layers until casserole dish is full.

Finish it off: Sprinkle the mozzarellaevenly over the top. Cover with foil and bake at 375 degreees for 1 hour.Romove foil and bake or broil another 5-10 minutes before slicing