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Zucchini Casserole

A saucy zucchini casserole fragranced with fresh herbs and garlic. Omit ground meat to make it vegan.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: saucy, soft
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 236.9kcal
Author: Amira

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons (30ml) olive oil.
  • 1 medium (170g) onion, chopped.
  • 1 pound (454g) ground meat.
  • 1/2 teaspoon all spice.
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper.
  • Salt to taste.
  • 2 pounds (908g) zucchini, sliced.
  • 2 (208g)Roma tomatoes , cubed.
  • 1/2 cup (23g) fresh dill, chopped and divided. Note1
  • 1/3 cup (20g) fresh parsley, chopped.
  • 1 garlic clove crushed.
  • 1/3 cup (72ml) water or chicken stock.
  • 1 can (15oz/425g) tomato sauce.

Instructions

  • In a skillet over medium heat, add oil then sauté onion until translucent.
  • Add ground beef and break apart. Stir in all spice, pepper and salt and cook until beef is browned.
  • Pre heat your oven to 350F.
  • In a 13x9 oven dish add zucchini, ground beef, half the dill and the rest of the ingredients, check for seasonings.
  • Cover and place the dish in the middle rack in your oven until almost done about 45 minutes.
  • Uncover, mix in the rest of the dill, cover and bake again for 15 more minutes until all done and bubbly.
  • You might want to uncover and place in the upper third of your oven for 10 more minutes to reduce sauce or you can put it under a broiler.
  • Serve with white rice or pita bread.

Notes

Nutrition Facts
Zucchini Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 236.9
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 3.3g21%
Cholesterol 46.7mg16%
Sodium 429.1mg19%
Potassium 701.6mg20%
Carbohydrates 16.1g5%
Fiber 4.2g18%
Sugar 7.9g9%
Protein 18.1g36%
Vitamin A 2850IU57%
Vitamin C 39.9mg48%
Calcium 55mg6%
Iron 3.9mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition

Calories: 236.9kcal | Carbohydrates: 16.1g | Protein: 18.1g | Saturated Fat: 3.3g | Cholesterol: 46.7mg | Sodium: 429.1mg | Potassium: 701.6mg | Fiber: 4.2g | Sugar: 7.9g | Vitamin A: 2850IU | Vitamin C: 39.9mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 3.9mg