Lunch/Dinner

Zucchini Lasagna

Listen to Episode 22: Chopped: Zucchini

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 to 2 lbs dry ricotta cheese
  • 1 lb shredded provolone cheese
  • 1 c grated Romano cheese
  • 2 zucchini
  • 1/4 tsp granulated garlic
  • 1/4 tsp basil
  • 1 dash salt
  • 1 dash pepper
  • 2 eggs

Directions:

  • Slice zucchini into long pieces, like lasagna noodles.
  • Mix ricotta, provolone, and Romano cheeses well. Add garlic, basil, salt, and pepper. Add 2 eggs and mix well.
  • Layer in 9×13 glass baking dish as follows: sauce, zucchini, cheese, sauce, zucchini, cheese, sauce.
  • Bake at 350°F for 35-40 minutes.
Lunch/Dinner

Zucchini Appetizer

Listen to Episode 22: Chopped: Zucchini

Ingredients:

  • 4 eggs slightly beaten
  • 1/2 c oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp dry basil
  • 2 Tbs dry parsley
  • 1/2 c minced onion
  • 1 1/2 c baking mix, like Bisquick
  • 1/2 c grated Romano cheese
  • 3 c shredded zucchini

Directions:

  • Mix all ingredients well.
  • Bake in a 9×13 pan at 350°F for 25-35 minutes. Serve with marinara sauce.
  • If using fresh chopped, use 1 Tbs basil and 1/4 c parsley.
Lunch/Dinner

Mop and Bop Burgers

Listen to Episode 16: Mop And Bop Burgers

Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 1/2 c Italian bread crumbs
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic
  • 1 tsp basil
  • 1/2 lb provolone cheese, sliced
  • Pasta sauce, warmed

Directions:

  • Mix all ingredients (except provolone and sauce) well. Divide mixture into 8 patties.
  • Bake, broil, fry, or grill to medium.
  • Top with pasta sauce and a slice of provolone cheese, serve on a good roll.

Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • ground bacon
  • 1/2 c plain bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp granulated garlic
  • 1/2 c minced onion

Directions:

  • Mix all ingredients (except ground bacon) well. Divide mixture into 8 patties, press ground bacon into the outside of each patty.
  • Bake, broil, fry, or grill to medium.
  • Serve with barbecue sauce on a good roll.