Cassies Italian Zucchini Bake

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

I needed to use up some veggies before they went bad, so this layered casserole is what I came up with...my family loved it! I hope you'll give it a try...

Enjoy!


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Serves:

4 - 6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

50 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 Tbsp
each, olive oil and butter
med
red onion, sliced thin
2 - 3 clove
garlic, minced about 1 tablespoon
3
small - medium zucchini, sliced thin
6
roma tomatoes
oregano
dried to sprinkle each later
salt
& fresh ground pepper for each layer
fresh
parsley, chopped for each layer
red pepper
flakes - optional
1/2 c
grated parmesan cheese - divided
11 slice
mozzarella cheese
1/2 c
ricotta cheese, divided

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375 degree F.

In a 9 x 13 baking dish, spray with non stick cooking spray. Set aside.

In a skillet add oil and butter; saute onions and garlic for a few minutes, not until browned - just enough to sweat the onions.
2
Now,cover the bottom of casserole dish with zucchini, layer a little if you must, to cover. Next, add a layer of tomatoes.
3
Sprinkle with half the grated parmesan, some chopped parsley, salt, pepper, red pepper flakes, oregano, half the onion and dollop with 1/2 the ricotta cheese.
4
Take 5 slices of mozzarella and slice on in half. Place 4 whole slices of cheese in all four corners of dish and take the 2 half slices and place in center.
5
Repeat layers again and top with remaining 6 slices of cheese.
6
Bake for 45 - 50 minutes until bubbly and cheese is golden.

Leave set for about 5 minutes and serve.
7
Leave set for about 5 minutes and serve.