Zucchini, Veal and Ricotta Lasagna

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Prep Time 20 MIN

Cook Time 1 HR 10 MIN

Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups (500 mL) Hunt’s® Tomato Sauce
  • 7 zucchinis, sliced lengthwise into ¼-inch thick pieces
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • ¾ lb (340 g) ground veal OR ground beef
  • 1 cup (250 mL) ricotta
  • ½ cup (125 mL) grated Parmesan
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) dried herbs (basil, thyme, rosemary, and oregano)
  • Salt

Directions:

  1. Place the zucchini slices on paper towels and sprinkle with salt.
  2. In a saucepan, heat oil over medium heat, add the garlic and onion and cook for 2 minutes. Add the ground veal, turn the heat up to high and cook for 4 minutes, stirring often. Add Hunt’s® Tomato Sauce and the herbs, cook over low heat for 20 minutes.
  3. In a lightly oiled baking dish, place a layer of zucchini, cover with Hunt’s® Tomato Sauce, sprinkle with ricotta and Parmesan, repeat to the top of the dish. Bake for 40 minutes at 350°F (180°C).

Chef's Tip:

Thinly slice 2 balls of mozzarella di boufala and place between the layers.