Zucchini Pizza Casserole Recipe

Serves 6-8

TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min.
4 cups shredded unpeeled zucchini
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
I cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese, divided
I pound ground beef
1/2 cup chopped onion
I can (15 ounces) Italian tomato sauce
I medium green pepper, chopped
Place zucchini in strainer; sprinkle with salt. Let stand for 10 minutes. Squeeze out
Combine zucchini with the eggs, Parmesan and half of the mozzarella and cheddar
cheeses. Press into greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.
Bake, uncovered, at 4000 for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, cook beef and onion over
medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add tomato sauce; spoon over zucchini
Sprinkle with remaining cheeses; add green pepper. Bake 20 minutes longer or until
heated through. Yield: 6-8 servings.