Zucchini Lasagna

Servings 6

INGREDIENTS
1 lb 93% lean ground turkey
3 zucchini medium (8oz each)
1 tsp. olive oil
1/2 yellow onion
3 tsp. minced garlic
1 egg
1 15oz can crushed tomatoes
1.5 cups part skim ricotta
1/4 cup parmigiana reggiano
6 oz part skim shredded mozzarella

INSTRUCTIONS
Slice zucchini into 1/8″ thick slices, lightly salt and set aside or 10 minutes
After 10 minutes, blot excess moisture with a paper towel
Preheat a gas grill or grill pan to medium high, and grill 2 to 3 minutes per side
Preheat oven to 375F
In a medium sauce pan, add olive oil and saute garlic and onions about 2 minutes then brown ground turkey & season with salt
Add tomatoes, salt, and pepper – simmer on low for 30 minutes, covered
In a bowl mix ricotta cheese, parmesan cheese & egg
In a 9×12 casserole spread 1/2 of meat sauce on the bottom and layer the zucchini to cover. Spread 1/2 of the ricotta cheese mixture, then top with 1/2 of the mozzarella & repeat the process one more time
Cover with foil and bake 30 minutes & then uncover the foil and bake 20 minutes

RECIPE NOTES

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