Zucchini and Yellow Squash Lasagna

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Zucchini and Yellow Squash Lasagna


1 pound lean meat
½ onion, chopped
I used pork because of a Great sale
Use whatever meat you prefer. 
1 pint mushrooms, sliced
Spaghetti sauce
2 tbsp basil, chopped
15 oz. ricotta
3 cups shredded mozzarella, divided,
1 large egg
3 zucchini and/or yellow squash, sliced about 1/8 inch
Salt

In saucepan, brown meat, mushrooms, and onions (with salt and pepper. Drain and add spaghetti sauce, let simmer to thicken while preparing the other steps.


I like to add additional seasonings
to any spaghetti sauce


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.



In the meantime, slice zucchini 1/8 inch thick using a mandolin. (If you slice thicker, just don’t layer on a later step.)  Place on paper towel and sprinkle with salt to allow moisture come out.
Organic Zucchini and Squash from Backyard Produce

Mix the ricotta, basil and egg well.
 









Using a 9×12 baking dish. Place a little bit of sauce and then layer the zucchini. Overlap half of the squash.


 Spread half of the ricotta mixture, and top with 1 cup mozzarella cheese.





Add half of the meat sauce.





Repeat the layers.  Top with 2 cups of mozzarella.











Bake for 45 minutes.








Look the veggie and cheese yumminess!
Let cool for 10 minutes before serving. 








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