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Four-Cheese Zucchini Lasagna

Dairy Farmers of Canada
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1 tbsp (15 mL) butter
1 chopped onion
3 minced cloves garlic
1 lb (450 g) extra-lean ground beef
1/2 lb (225 g) lean ground pork
1 can (796 mL) diced tomatoes, no salt added
1 can (156 mL) tomato paste, no salt added
1 tsp (5 mL) dried oregano
1 tsp (5 mL) dried basil
Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
3/4 cup (180 mL) Canadian Provolone, shredded
3/4 cup (180 mL) Canadian Mozzarella, shredded
3/4 cup (180 mL) Canadian Friulano, shredded
3/4 cup (180 mL) Canadian Mild Cheddar, shredded
5 medium zucchini, cut lengthwise, sliced thick

Yields: 6 to 8 servings

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  • Course Main Dishes
  • Prep. Time 20 mins
  • Cooking Time 1 hr, 10 mins - 1 hr, 15 mins
  • Yields 6 to 8 servings

A fresh-tasting variation on lasagna that delivers hearty flavour. A perfect way to use the zucchini that start turning up in grocery stores and farmers’ markets in fall.

  • Course Main Dishes
  • Prep. Time 20 mins
  • Cooking Time 1 hr, 10 mins - 1 hr, 15 mins
  • Yields 6 to 8 servings

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Ingredients

1 tbsp (15 mL) butter
1 chopped onion
3 minced cloves garlic
1 lb (450 g) extra-lean ground beef
1/2 lb (225 g) lean ground pork
1 can (796 mL) diced tomatoes, no salt added
1 can (156 mL) tomato paste, no salt added
1 tsp (5 mL) dried oregano
1 tsp (5 mL) dried basil
Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
3/4 cup (180 mL) Canadian Provolone, shredded
3/4 cup (180 mL) Canadian Mozzarella, shredded
3/4 cup (180 mL) Canadian Friulano, shredded
3/4 cup (180 mL) Canadian Mild Cheddar, shredded
5 medium zucchini, cut lengthwise, sliced thick

Preparation

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In a skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Cook onion and garlic for 2 minutes. Add meat and cook for 5 minutes. Break up meat by stirring. Incorporate tomatoes, tomato paste and herb; add salt and pepper to taste. Cover and let simmer 30 minutes on medium-low heat.

Preheat oven to 425 °F (220 °C).

Mix the 4 shredded cheeses together in one bowl.

Spread out zucchini slices on baking sheets and cook in the oven for 12–15 minutes. Transfer to a colander and let drain for 5 minutes.

Cover bottom of a lasagna dish with meat sauce. Arrange zucchini slices slightly overlapped in a single layer. Top with meat sauce and cheese. Repeat layers: zucchini, meat sauce and top with cheese. Cook in the oven for 20 minutes or until cheese is golden brown. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Tips

Choose extra-lean meat to avoid excess liquid and fat. The recipe can be easily frozen before or after cooking. If uncooked and frozen, cook at 325 °F (160 °C) for 1 hour 15 minutes; for precooked and frozen, cook 15 minutes less.

Cheese alternatives: Canadian Swiss cheese, Monterey Jack.

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Did you know?

When you buy Canadian cheese you’re supporting dairy farmers, cheesemakers and the local economy.

Explore the world of Canadian cheese in our Canadian Cheese Repertoire

Did you know?

When you buy Canadian cheese you’re supporting dairy farmers, cheesemakers and the local economy.

Explore the world of Canadian cheese in our Canadian Cheese Repertoire

Nutritional Info

Per serving
Energy: 376 Calories
Protein: 30 g
Carbohydrate: 14 g
Fat: 23 g
Fibre: 3.4 g
Sodium: 338 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 31 % / 346 mg
Vitamin B12: 89 %
Vitamin C: 61 %
Zinc: 59 %
Selenium: 47 %

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

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