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8-10 or 4 hungry boyrfriends
ground beef/turkey/ or chicken
lasagna noodles, cooked
pasta sauce (i made my own but which ever you like is just as good)
zucchini, thinly sliced long ways (a veggie peeler is the best way to get this done)
celery stalks (finely chopped)
green bell pepper/ or 1/2 a green bell pepper and 1/2 a red bell pepper (finely chopped)
dried parsely flakes
cook the lasagna noodles according to the box. Drain
cook ground meat, onion, celery, and bell peppers until meat it browned. drain and rinse.
In a medium bowl mix the ricotta cheese, 2 cups of the italian cheese, 1/2 of the parmesan cheese, parsley flakes, italian seasoning,eggs, and salt and pepper together untill smooth.
in a 9x13 baking dish spread 1/3 c of the sauce on the bottom.
combine meat mixture with the remaining sauce.
layer 4 noodles and told with the remaining cheese mixture, zucchini, and half the remaining sauce
layer 4 more noodles to with remaining sauce and sprinkle the rest of the parmesan cheese. Then finish with the last 2 cups of the italian cheese.
cover the baking dish the place on a foil lined cookie sheet.
bake for 1 hour. uncover and bake for another 20 minutes or until cheese is melty and brown
let stand for at least 20 minutes to cool
Last Updated: Thu, Sep 11, 2014