Zucchini Lasagna

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Course: dinner
Servings: 6


  • 1 pound ground turkey 93% lean
  • 3 medium zucchini (8oz each)
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 yellow onion
  • 3 tsp garlic minced
  • 1 egg
  • 1 can crushed tomatoes 15oz can
  • 1.5 cup part skim ricotta
  • 1/4 cup parmigiana reggiano
  • 6 oz park skim shredded mozzarella


  • Slice zucchini into 1/8" thick slices, lightly salt and set aside for 10 minutes.
  • After 10 minutes, blot excess moisture with a paper towel.
  • Preheat a gas grill or grill pan to medium high, and grill to 2 or 3 minutes per side.
  • Preheat oven to 375F
  • In a medium saucepan, add olive oil and saute garlic and onions about 2 minutes then brown ground turkey & season with salt
  • Add tomatoes, salt, and pepper - simmer on low for 30 minutes, covered.
  • In a bowl mix ricotta cheese, parmesan cheese and egg.
  • In a 9x12 casserole spread 1/2 of meat on sauce on the bottom and layer the zucchini to cover. Spread 1/2 of the ricotta cheese mixture, then top with 1/2 of the mozzarella & repeat the process one more time.
  • Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes & then uncover the foil and bake for 20 minutes.


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