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Zesty Zucchini Lasagna

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Ingredients
  Ground beef 1 Pound
  Spaghetti sauce 1 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Package, Original Style)
  Tomato paste 6 Ounce (1 Can)
  Water 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Basil leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Thyme leaves 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Ricotta cheese 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Zucchini 4 Medium, thinly sliced lengthwise
  Shredded mozzarella cheese 4 Ounce (1 Cup)
Directions

Preheat oven to 350°F In medium saucepan, brown ground beef until no longer pink; drain.
Stir in Spaghetti Sauce Spices & Seasonings, tomato paste, water, butter, basil and thyme.
Bring to a boil, then simmer uncovered 10 minutes.
In small bowl, combine ricotta cheese with egg; set aside.
In medium saucepan, bring 1 quart water to a boil.
Add zucchini and cook 2 minutes; remove and rinse under cold running water.
In 12x8-inch casserole, layer half the zucchini, ricotta mixture and meat sauce.
Repeat layers.
Top with mozzarella cheese and bake uncovered 30 minutes or until cheese is melted

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Lasagna
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Zucchini

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